Hon. President: Anthony Dove F.R.S.A.

Editor: Daniel Bexfield.Volume 13/05
Assistant: Michael Golding.April/May 2003


Front Cover1
A late over-striking by Wallis and Hayne by Ian McAlpine3
Calamity corner3
Unusual duty head on Exeter teaspoons by Derek Fry4/5
English duty marks on foreign silver by Anthony Dove6/7
Charles Kewin kindly writes7
Tim Kent offers a note7
Improving your spoons (part two) by Bill Gillham8
Sir Walter Scott commemorative salt? by Derek Fry9
William Cocke, Elizabethan London silversmith by P. Percival10
Richard Jonas replies11
A portrait of a silversmith, courtesy of John Green12/13
Weighty matters? by David Whitbread14/15
Picture-backs - later embellishments by C. Bell & M. Nevard16
Silver polishers17
Preview - Wolley & Wallis sale, 29th April 200318
A silver souvenir spoon by CathyChivers19
Identification appeal22
Who is 'WH'22
Review - Bonhams, The Griffin Collection (part VI) by T. Kent23/24
Review - Thomson, Roddick & Medcalf sale by Mr M.25/26/27
Review - Thomson, Roddick & Medcalf - continued.28/29/30/31
Results for club postal auction - 7th April 200332
The Postal Auction33/34/35/36
The Postal Auction37/38/39/40
The Postal Auction41/42/43/44
The Postal Auction45/46
Postal auction information47
The next postal auction - 11th July 200348
First Tuesday48
Back copies48
Yearly subscriptions48


  • 'A Portrait of a Silversmith' thought to be Christian van Vianen (c.1600-1667) By Thomas De Keyser.
    Courtesy of Richard Green (Fine Paintings). 33 New Bond Street, London. W1S 2RS


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