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Old 08-02-12, 04:03 AM
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Does anyone know how many different makers there were of the Canadian Memorial Cross? Were there any issued without a makers mark? I am looking at buying one but there is no makers mark so I suspect it has been ground and re-engraved with a new name. Can anyone shed some light on this? Thanks.
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Old 08-02-12, 01:46 PM
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HI Brent, I did a quick survey of some 30 crosses in my accumulation. I found all were maker marked, including Lackie, Birks, and R. The depth of the marking varied considerably, even within the same maker. I did not find any without a mm.
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Old 08-02-12, 08:56 PM
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Hi Brent

I agree with Bill's comments in regards to crosses would not touch one if it did not have at least a faint "STERLING" or makers mark.

I am including a photo of a couple of WW1 Crosses these are all marked "STERLING" and "R"

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Old 10-02-12, 03:39 AM
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Thanks Bill and Stephen. I've never seen a Memorial Croos that was not maker marked but thought I would reach out in the event someone had some knowledge on the subject. I truly appreciate your imput.
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