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There are so many different hallmarks found on British silver that to know all of them would be impossible.Fortunately, with the use of a single reference book, it is possible for even a complete novice to decipher the vast majority.
He added: ‘If companies want to trade off their royal associations and advertise the warrant they have been granted on their packaging, they should at least have the decency to produce the goods in this country and pay their taxes.’ Jeweller: An investigation revealed several companies that hold warrants, including Mappin & Webb (pictured above on Regent Street in London), use complex financial methods that may reduce their tax bills.
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Although there are many books on the market which can be used to help read hallmarks, the standard book of reference, used by dealers and collectors world wide is Bradbury's Book of Hallmarks.
This pocket sized reference contains all of the marks that one is likely to encounter on a regular basis.