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Trench Restoration Finds.........

Discussion in 'Battlefield Relics' started by AMH, Jun 2, 2015.

  1. AMH

    AMH New Member

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    Here are a few finds from our trench restoration.
    I do have some questions about some cutlery found (cutlery photo to follow).

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    Nice cap badges. Feel feel to post your next pictures and ask questions
     
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    As promised photos of the cutlery found so far.
    Teaspoon
    According to the hallmarks it was made by William Page & Co (later to become William Page & Co Ltd)
    Fork
    On reverse of handle it states MAPPIN & WEBB 1939 also the War Department/military issue arrow. No other markings found.
    Spoon
    On reverse of handle it states MAPPIN & WEBB 1931 No arrow. Also some letters and numbers we are struggling to read.Top side of handle is stamped 2529.
    Any help with tracking/tracing would be appreciated.
     

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    Well it seems like at least some of these are regular British army WW2 issues indeed. As to the ones without markings they were widely used too. The maker and dates show they are WW2 area and makes me think of early war B.E.F. issues or homefront use (or training camps in the UK? ) .
     
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    Thank you for that.
    Would the markings on the larger spoon be traceable? If so any ideas on how I go about it.
     

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