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But tellingly, he writes about his wife in the past tense as he says: “Success also comes at a price and can change people and circumstance, as Kay and I have both come to realise.
“Whatever the future holds, I want her to know that I’ll be personally grateful for the huge part she played in my life both personally and professionally.” They first met nearly 29 years ago while working in the Yorkshire Bank at his home town of Rotherham — and Webb was instantly attracted to his “vivacious” blonde colleague.
As a modest contribute to the knowledge of Mappin & Webb dating system I publish in this page some sets of images of marks bearing what looks as a date letter.
Not all pieces marked Mappin and Webb bear the date letter and often is difficult for me to decipher the style of the letter.
1896)- the date of registration of the pattern at the Patent Office - the presence of a dated dedication- the date of the event (example: King/Queen Coronation or Jubilee commemorative spoons).
- "Ltd" or "Ld" on the mark denotes a date after 1861 (but in most cases not before 1890) - a registered number (Rd followed by a number) denotes a date after 1883 - "England" denotes a date after 1891 (mandatory for export in the USA - Mc Kinley Tariff Act of 1890-) - "Made in England" denotes a 20th century date (mandatory after 1921 for export in the USA) The largest manufacturers introduced, on a voluntary basis, a dating system of their silver plate based on series of letters of various style contained into shields or geometric figures.
The absence of an official dating system makes it difficult to date silver plated wares. Dixon & Sons Dobson & Sons Eley family Elkington & Co Emes family Fattorini & Sons Fox family Garrard & Co S.
1896: Elkington was forced to change its mark in 1898) of stamping plated wares with the "crown", to avoid misunderstanding with the symbol identifying the Sheffield Assay Office.
Thanks to the "date letter" any piece of British sterling silver can be exactly dated.
Old Sheffield Plate and Electroplated silver are not subject to this practice and the regulation issued by the authorities had the main objective of preventing possible frauds by unscrupulous sellers of plated ware. & Howson Hayne & Cater Hennell family Holland Aldwinckle & Slater Horton & Allday Hukin & Heath W. Jamieson Lambert & Co Lamerie Latham & Morton Levi & Salaman C.
They are still close because they have three children together and he is a devoted dad.
“But Howard has been with Bibiana for a while, although it is very much early days for them.