Pre Lockdown Find (1) Hallmarks?

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Hi folks, I was out a couple of times before the new lockdown and made a few finds.
Some of the usual stuff that we all find, but one or two that I could do with some help to ID if you don't mind?

This was a nice little silver find from one of my best fields, a field that's been pasture for the past few years. It's recently been ploughed and seeded and I had permission to go over it, up until the shoots start to appear. Well I managed one visit and then the new restrictions came in! :pulling hair out:

It's a little silver brooch with the 'BABY' on the front and some hallmarks on the rear. It's proved to be quite a task trying to photograph the hallmarks, this has been my best attempt so far. Many thanks for having a look. :thumbsup:

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BTW, I'm fairly sure that the initials read C.H
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I think I've solved it, there's one for sale on Ebay. :D
ENAMEL BABY BROOCH

A collectable early 20th Century bar brooch by Charles Horner
An oblong brooch with the word BABY in royal blue enamel
A pale green enamel either end and silvery white enamel in circles surrounding the brooch
Set in sterling silver with full UK Hallmarks for Chester date letter o 1914
Secured with a period C Clasp and pin with a small tube hinge - base metal
Makers Mark CH for Charles Horner
A gorgeous brooch which would make a perfect Christening present
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ANTIQUE-JEWE ... 4467419929
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Nice find :thumbsup:
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You just need to colour it in to in increase it's value Andy. :lol:
Good find. :thumbsup:
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Nice find :thumbsup:

Nice too when you can discover things about a find :thumbsup:
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Well found.

I have found several pieces of Charles Horner over the years, will post the photographs of them later.
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https://www.925-1000.com/british_marks.html is an excellent site for cracking this sort of problem. There is a nice straight forward guide to the identification procedure on page 1, then just scroll down for the rest of it and click whatever city's hyperlink you need to.
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leadtokendavid wrote: Mon Nov 09, 2020 12:18 pm https://www.925-1000.com/british_marks.html is an excellent site for cracking this sort of problem. There is a nice straight forward guide to the identification procedure on page 1, then just scroll down for the rest of it and click whatever city's hyperlink you need to.
Thanks for that, I'll have a look when I get home. :thumbsup:
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