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The CRAB French hallmark

French silver hallmark, The Crab used from 1838 to nowadays

The “crab” hallmark

poinçon crabe pour la garantieShould you encounter this hallmark, realize that it is used on jewellery or fine items. This distinctive mark is the hallmark for silver 800. It was introduced on the 10th of May 1838




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