It has been represented by the lion passant looking ahead since Reading marks left to right: Reproductions, particularly new silver plate, are generally cast in molds. Many of the rings are direct copies from Victorian-era original. The most common shortcut is to cast, or mold, a mark rather than stamp marks. The article will not include elaborate wallace silver marks Dating of museum quality silver made before or silver of other standards. If you make a single mold with an old appearing mark, every piece made in the mold will carry that mark. At least that's the theory. Marked Tiffany Studio New York on back. Common Warning Signs The best way to catch these carefully prepared forgeries is a side-by-side comparison. Although wallace silver marks Dating standard is expressed in the control mark, a separate stand-alone standard mark is still required.