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Rarewares, Antiques and Collectibles Researcher
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I have 3 large spoons, all turned black as though silver: they

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I have 3 large spoons, all turned black as though silver: they all have the same marks and a fancy capital V monogram: the marks appear to be 1:a fleur de leys 2:a boatman with oar and passenger or(as rubbed) a duck with something on its back 3: a capital ' D ' with something before it ,and a horizontal line through so may be a' B ' 4:& 5:S : can you help with these marks please?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Rarewares replied 1 year ago.
Hello,My name isCustomerand I would love to help. There was just the one picture of the mark.The next step would be for me to see pictures of the spoon front and back as well.Use the Add Files feature on your screen to add pictures (one at a time) and I will be able to complete my answer, thank you!
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Rarewares replied 1 year ago.
Wonderful, thank you!These are English silver plated spoons made by Deykin and Sons of Birmingham, England between 1854 to 1895.The value for these are $30 to $40 USD each or about $25GBP each.It is important for you to click the stars after you have read this answer.
Expert:  Rarewares replied 1 year ago.
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