Aki grew up on a farm and worked on a combination of both farming and livestock care; on top of her Ooezo education in dairy science, she knows the basics of farming, livestock care, truck driving, processing chickens, making bacon, milk processing, cheese processing, and also has talent in horseback riding.
Silver Dictionary' of A Small Collection of Antique Silver and Objects of vertu, a 1500 pages richly illustrated website offering all you need to know about antique silver, sterling silver, silverplate, Sheffield plate, electroplate silver, silverware, flatware, tea services and tea complements, marks and hallmarks, articles, books, auction catalogs, famous silversmiths (Tiffany, Gorham, Jensen, Elkington), history, oddities ...
From the creative—and insane—mind of Elsa's Snowdrop, If You Give Derpy A Muffin, and a Silver Life, comes A. However, after a chance encounter and self-discovery,—and some bad luck— he wound up on a date with Silver Spoon.
The key to decrypt Elkington date system is well known and widely illustrated in my website ( click here for Elkington page). Covering the period from 1884-1959 these tables will enable you date your pieces accurately.
The key to Walker & Hall is available in the book, covered by copyright, "The key to date letters to be found on Walker & Hall Silver Plated Wares" compiled by P. In this page I present only a selection of Walker & Hall marks and rough indications about the period of their use as resulting by my researches.
Because of her dense nature, she's unaware that several boys are interested in her, including Hachiken.