The makers mark is a series of initials representing the name of the silversmith or company. They are set into a cartouche, usually the same as the other marks, but not always. For example; W & H, for Walker & Hall of Sheffield is set within a flag.
What does H mean on sterling silver?
What are sterling silver markings?
Sterling silver (925): This is the standard for silver, identifying a silver item that is at least 92.5% silver mixed with copper to give it strength. Marks on these pieces include 925 or Sterling. Any mark indicating a higher silver content, such as 950, would also qualify as sterling.
Is 999 fine silver worth anything?
999 fine silver and is considered good, legal tender with a face value of $1.00. Another example of an iconic silver coin produced by one of the most respected mints anywhere is the 1 ounce Canadian Silver Maple Leaf coin.