Silver Mark on Shaker...Key hallmark?

Discussion in 'Silver' started by jollyrancher, Jul 9, 2020.

  1. jollyrancher

    jollyrancher Active Member

    Hi everyone,
    This is an approximately 5" tall shaker with hallmarks on the base. One looks like a key but all the marks are not super clear. I'm wondering the origin of the mark and the use of the shaker. Is it for sugar or salt? How do you tell? Thanks so much! sh1.jpg sh2.jpg sh3.jpg sh4.jpg sh5.jpg sh6.jpg
  2. blooey

    blooey Well-Known Member

    Old Sheffield plate, a real beauty. Could be a sander?

    Cross keys logo
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  3. jollyrancher

    jollyrancher Active Member

    Thanks blooey. Is it a sugar or salt shaker?
  4. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

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  5. DragonflyWink

    DragonflyWink Well-Known Member

  6. jollyrancher

    jollyrancher Active Member

    Cheryl, I think you are spot on! I checked out the marks and that's what it looks like to me as well. Thank you!
  7. blooey

    blooey Well-Known Member

    Aaah - they made reproductions of Old Sheffield ...that's what led me astray!
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