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

Editor: Daniel Bexfield.Volume 13/06
Assistant: Michael Golding.June/July 2003


Front Cover1
Hallmarking of small Newcastle spoons 1787-1831 by I. McAlpine3
Tim Kent, a footnote on the counter-marked Spanish 8-reales3
Maker's mark a heart (part one) by Piers Percival4/5/6/7
The introduction of double mark punches by David McKinley8/9/10
Review - A Directory of Scottish Provincial Silversmiths11
A most unusual pair of sugar nips by David Shlosberg12
Preview - Bonhams, New Bond Street.13
Comparisons By David Whitbread14
Review - The Ronald Grant sale of silver15
The 'beaver' mark by Mike Burrows16
English duty marks on foreign silver - a post-script by A. Dove17
Improving your spoons (part three) by Bill Gillham18
Scotland and the Saxon ampersand19
The Silver Society & The Silver Study Group22
Review - Lyon & Turnbull fine silver sale23/24
Review - Woolley and Wallis early spoons sale by Tim Kent25/26/27/28
Review - Woolley and Wallis - continued29/30/31/32
Review - Woolley and Wallis - continued33/34/35/36
Results for club postal auction (16th May 2003)37
The Postal Auction38/39/40/41
The Postal Auction42/43/44/45
The Postal Auction46/47/48/49
The Postal Auction50
Postal auction information51
The next postal auction - 12th September 200352
First Tuesday52
Back copies52
Yearly subscriptions52


  • A Scottish cast silver spoon, with a thistle finial and the coat of arms of Scotland.
    Edinburgh 1910 by Hamilton & Inches.
    (See Lot 35, in this issue's Club Postal Auction).


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