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ID Sterling London Maker's Mark dated 1858-9

I am attempting to identify the maker's mark on some sterling flatware marked London and 1858-9. The maker's mark is SH over DC. It is not in Jackson's, the other two books that I have, or in any online resource that I have checked. I have been unable to locate a copy of Fallon's book Marks of London Goldsmiths and Silversmiths 1837 - 1914. I'd appreciate any help you can provide.

Re: ID Sterling London Maker's Mark dated 1858-9

Bob,
I suspect your flatware was marked by the firm of Samuel Hayne & Dudley Cater. They took over the business started by Thomas Wallis in 1756. Flatware was part of their inventory.

It is impossible to confirm without an image of the mark. The mark used during that year used block letters with serifs and encased in a 4 lobed cartouche.

Fred