Vintage Silver Platter Monogram Challenge

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Vintage Silver Platter

An easy triple!

Happy New Year, it’s difficult to believe that 2012 is upon us. After taking a few days off hopefully everyone is back and ready to face the vintage silver platter monogram challenge.

Today we have a fine triple in a flowing traditional script.  It’s not too difficult and given the stellar performances of you over the last several months I expect my trusty hat to have to break the tie this week.

Vintage Silver Platter Monogram Challenge

The monogram is on a lovely vintage silver platter made by Watson Company between 1905-1929.  Watson helpfully changed their trademark a number of times, allowing me to date this piece so specifically.  For full details click here ->  Vintage Silver Platter.

How to Play the Vintage Silver Monogram Challenge

For those of you who are new, welcome and thanks for taking a look around. The monogram challenge is simple to play. Take a look at the photo and leave your best guess in the comments below. If more than one person gets the answer correct, I’ll draw names out of my hat to break the tie. The winner is then announced the next Monday.

As with any good contest, prizes are involved. To read all about that and the official rules click here – Monogram Challenge Rules. If you are looking for information about Monograms on Silver – click Silver Monogram Rules – Google sends people astray every so often.

Prior Vintage Silver Monogram Challenge

vintage silver monogram challenge

This single is really, really, fine and faint!

To refresh your memory about the previous monogram challenge, it was a teeny, tiny single on a baby feeding set is from Lunt Silver in the William and Mary pattern. William and Mary was introduced in 1921. Click here for full details about the Vintage Silver Baby Set, William and Mary.

The answer is F.

Two people answered correctly…perennial monogram challenge star Jan and newer contender Elisabeth Ball.

And according to my straw hat the winner is….Elisabeth Ball.  Congratulations Elisabeth, contact me and I’ll send you your six pence!


Many, many thanks to those of you who responded to my very short survey. Your feedback has been invaluable.

The survey is anonymous, so I can’t tell who has left comments, but some of you have left questions which I will be answering soon. I’m not too sure I’ll be able to work in that Scandinavian request though 😉

If you haven’t answered the survey and could spare a very few moments I would be most grateful. Click here to take survey.

Thanks and Happy New Year!



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6 thoughts on “Vintage Silver Platter Monogram Challenge

  1. Ally DomerackiNo Gravatar


    This is the first time I take part in this competition and I hope I won’t be to far from the right answer!

    My guess is that this monogram is MLB.

    I’m looking forward to know the right answer!



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