When did the 925 silver stamp start?

Answer The 925 stamp on sterling silver indicates that a piece is 92.5 percent pure silver. Silversmiths in England and France began stamping-sterling silver objects with this purity indicator in the 14th... Read More »

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Where is the best place to start when selling antique silver?

Southebys and Christies are both great places to get evaluations to see whether they will accept your silver. Understand that they only take the cream of the crop and having the initial evaluation... Read More »

What year did Hawaii start their food stamp program?

The Food Stamp Plan was the first attempt to bring a food program to Hawaii. It began in 1939 as a way to help needy families by providing them with regular nutritious meals. Hawaii's Food Stamp P... Read More »

When was the stamp catalog invented?

The first stamp catalog was invented by the French philatelist Oscar Berger-Levrault in September 1861. His Catalogue des Alsatica listed 973 stamps but did not include pictures. Alfred Potiquet re... Read More »

When was the food stamp program started?

The food stamp program started as an experiment on May 16, 1939, in Rochester, N.Y. Participants purchased food stamps to exchange for select food items at retail establishments. In January 1963, P... Read More »