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Does anyone know what this hallmark is. It is on the bar of a Franz Joseph Silver Military Merit Medal.

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I think I can make out an 'A' at the end of the hallmark: -

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There is a 'JZ' (Josef Zimbler) hallmark on the other side on the bar: -

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Christian,

Well spotted, thanks. Yes I can now make out the greyhound head with a '3' before it and the 'A' at the end.

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Regards,

Graham

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...and the second, "JZ" mark, is that of the well-known maker Josef Zimbler.

Most of the Wiederholungsspangen were made by Zimbler, but of white metal. Finding a silver one, is definitely a "plus".

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What decoration was struck with this mark?

Thank you,

Enzo (E.L.)

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Hello Igor,

the maker could well be a Romanian jeweller, unless there would also be present austrian silver marks.

All the best,

 

Enzo

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I have some unknown marks on my Austrian Merit Cross. The makers mark and hallmark are on the suspension ring and not on the loop. The Makers mark looks like either W V (H?)(A?)(R?) or perhaps it's upside down? The silver content is the A 1 with the winged figure to its right. Which I read here is the imported silver mark.
Really need some help identifying this makers mark pals! Been bugging me for a few years now =D 

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the mark is "HUW", for Heinrich Ulbrichs Witwe; a mark actually not often encountered.

All the best,

Enzo (E.L.)

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4 hours ago, Elmar Lang said:

the mark is "HUW", for Heinrich Ulbrichs Witwe; a mark actually not often encountered.

All the best,

Enzo (E.L.)

Thank you so much for this! I've been literally searching for two years for this maker's ID. I see now that they also produced beautiful Merit Crosses from 1914-1918. Do you think my cross was produced as a private purchase or part of a limited Military Merit Cross production? I am assuming it was produced during the war.
Again thanks for closing a mystery case for me =D

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