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unknown Bullion patch and Coffin lid makers mark


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I picked these up from a very successful trip to an antique store recently and I was wondering if this bullion patch was military in origin. It was cheap enough and looked close enough for me to take a chance on it, but am wondering if anyone knows what it is.

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In the same trip I picked up a great set of WW1(?) Captains "coffin lid" bars for free. They are well marked on the back and appear to have been made by a jeweler due to the punch marks but I was wondering if anyone knows what maker used the BM hallmark with the schimmer. I have not been able to find it on the forum hallmark pages. thanks!

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The bullion may be Polish military. The eagle looks similar to the Coat of Arms.

 

Jacob

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Eagle with red/white/red shield and disrupted chains, my guess is Austria. I´d post it in the World Militaria Forum´s "Can you ID section".

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Thanks Ill try that, I failed to notice that it didnt look like an "American style" eagle until after I bought it but figured I would check to be sure.

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Red bullion is Austrian army cap insignia, any way you can post a better pic of the markings on the bars, just a wild guess BM Baltimore?

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Unfortunatly I can't seem to at the moment, the hallmarks are too small for my phone to capture without the file being to big for site. I actually just found the maker using the Assayers marks which appear to match the ones used by a company called Gorham from provenance which used a lion, anchor, and G. This company used a scimitar to represent the year 1917 which means it is definitely from WW1. That leaves me still unsure of what the BM means. Is this maker common? I will try posting a picture in the future to show the marks clearly once I figure out the technology.

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