[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Off Topic: Help Interpreting old German Letter Engraved in Silver
hintzjoanna at googlemail.com
Thu Dec 22 10:50:17 PST 2016
I think, it is an "F".
2016-12-22 18:09 GMT+01:00 Peter (chamdo4ever) <chamdo4ever at gmail.com>:
> Many thanks to everyone who replied here on the list, over on Dropbox,
> and to me privately.
> The unanimous consensus is that it is a letter "F" -- and frankly, I
> don't disagree. My Father always felt it was an "S" through the day he
> The trouble with it being an "F" as opposed to an "S," is that I have
> no idea how it fits into my family genealogically. The silver has been
> in the family for at least four or five generations and the "S" makes
> complete and total sense in that regard. Being an "F" does not at
> all... in fact, it opens up a very significant mystery.
> Anyhow, many thanks to all those who replied.
> Happy Holidays,
> On Thu, Dec 22, 2016 at 1:44 AM, Rose Ingram <roseingram at shaw.ca> wrote:
> > I agree with Susan. An F
> > Rose
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Susan Eipert
> > To: Peter (chamdo4ever)
> > Cc: SGGEE
> > Sent: Wednesday, December 21, 2016 10:26 PM
> > Subject: Re: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Off Topic: Help Interpreting old
> > Letter Engraved in Silver
> > F
> > On Wed, Dec 21, 2016 at 7:49 PM, Peter (chamdo4ever) <
> chamdo4ever at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >> Hi All,
> >> Seasons greetings.
> >> Apologies for the OT post, but the community here is so kind and
> >> helpful, I figured that this was as good a place to start as any.
> >> From my German heritage, my family has an old set of silver which has
> >> been passed down through a few generations. My Father knew the story
> >> behind it, and I'm glad to have his record of that.
> >> That said, the silver has a single letter engraved on it and while I
> >> know what my Father said it was, to me, it isn't so clear and obvious.
> >> So, members of the SGGEE Community who have knowledge of old German
> >> scripts (particularly if they are engraved in silver), please click
> >> here if you have a moment and let me know what letter you see:
> >> https://www.dropbox.com/s/ht8bh1u6vu1insm/Silver.jpg?dl=0
> >> Of course after some responses come in, I'll be glad to tell you what
> >> my family believes the letter to be. Perhaps they will even be the
> >> same.
> >> And If anyone knows of a better place for me to post about this,
> >> please let me know.
> >> Many thanks,
> >> Peter
> >> _______________________________________________
> >> Ger-Poland-Volhynia site list
> >> Ger-Poland-Volhynia at sggee.org
> >> https://www.sggee.org/mailman/listinfo/ger-poland-volhynia
> > _______________________________________________
> > Ger-Poland-Volhynia site list
> > Ger-Poland-Volhynia at sggee.org
> > https://www.sggee.org/mailman/listinfo/ger-poland-volhynia
> Ger-Poland-Volhynia site list
> Ger-Poland-Volhynia at sggee.org
More information about the Ger-Poland-Volhynia