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Old 04-07-2020, 12:13 PM
waltr waltr is offline
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Originally Posted by HuntinDog View post
To my understanding "gilt" was gold and "plated" was for silver.
Ok but my understanding is early methods were to 'Gilt'.

In the Later 1800's with the discovery of how to use electricity the process of 'plating' was invented. Read the history section:

Since this 'plating' process was New Tech at that time items would be marked 'plated'.
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