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I have an old fork and spoon with the hallmark 84with left facing woman's head and the initials AA. Next to it with in a rectangle are the initials AJ. My grandparents brought these with them from Poland in the early 20th century and I am wondering about their origin and value. They are large and heavy.

Expert's Assistant: I always love having an appraiser look at my stuff. Sometimes its turned out to be surprisingly valuable. Is there anything else important you think the Antiques Appraiser should know?

They were jewish, I don't know if that is important.

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Antique Expert: Rarewares, Antiques and Collectibles Researcher replied 8 months ago
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My name is ***** ***** I'd love to help. I do know what these are but I need to see the fork, spoon and the marks to value. It does not cost extra to add pictures. (I do not do the phone call service, so any pop-ups for calls are not from me)
Use the +Add Files feature next to the SEND button to upload photos of the item, including marks, labels or signatures.
The feature works best when you add ONE picture, put a word in the text box, hit send, then do the next.

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Antique Expert: Rarewares, Antiques and Collectibles Researcher replied 8 months ago

I will reply as best I can without photos.

This is a Russian sterling silver fork and spoon set made in Moscow

with the assayer's mark of Anatoly Apollonovich Artsybashev (AA), which

helps date the set to 1888 to 1898. The value of the set

is $300 retail.

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