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EUROPEAN COUNTRIES SILVER AND GOLD HALLMARKS
DENMARK MAKER'S MARKS: G
A silver or gold object that is to be sold commercially is, in most countries, stamped with one or more hallmarks indicating the purity of the metal and the mark of the manufacturer or silversmith
The word "HALLMARK" derives from the fact that, since the 16th century, precious metals were sent to the London Goldsmiths' Hall for testing to ensure that the correct standard of silver had been used. The Goldsmiths' Hall was the headquarters of the Goldsmiths' Company and the home of the Assay Office.
In some countries, the testing of precious metal objects and marking of purity is controlled by a national assay office.
Depending on the national legislation the use of hallmarks may be compulsory, voluntary or provided by a manufacturer's declaration.
The Danish hallmarking system is organized on a voluntary base.
The first Danish hallmarking was made in Copenhagen at the end of the 15th century.
Later, other cities as Aalbotg, Aarhus, Odense and Viborg introduced their own mark as a guarantee of precious metals.
In 1893 the "Three-tower" mark of Copenhagen was adopted as the national mark in the new standardized hallmarking system. Copenhagen had the only Assay Office in Denmark.


DENMARK HALLMARKING SYSTEM



THE DIRECTORY OF DANISH SILVERSMITHS (after 1890)
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MARK                                  MAKER
G.................................................Guldsmedehøjskolen - Copenhagen 1955 - 1973
G.................................................Globe smykker Aps - Storvolde 2010 - ?
G4Y.............................................Giza4Yuo Aps - Lunderskov 2010 ?
G.A.............................................Gunnar Andresen - Viborg 1961 - 1971
G.A.............................................C.Gottschalck Andersen - Charlottenlund 1946 - 1957
G.A.............................................Gunnar Andreasen - Sæby 1986 - 1994
GAARN......................................lb Gaarn - Køge 1982 - 1993
GAARN......................................Henriette M. Gaarn / Gaarn`s Guldsmedie - Køge 1994 - 1994
Gaarn..........................................lbGaarn - Copenhagen 1969 - 1974
GAB...........................................Gab Design - Lyngby 1980 - 1985
GAB...........................................Gab Design - Lyngby 1985 - ?
Gabrielsen..................................Gabrielsens Guldsmedie - Egtved 1979 - 2005
Gabrielsen P...............................B. Gabrielsen Pedersen - Kolding 1969 - 1980
GAD...........................................Gabriella Anastasia Donnerborg - Aalborg 2007 - 2008
G.A.H.........................................Georg Albert H.Halling - Copenhagen 1914 - 1937
Gaida..........................................Rikke Søs Hummelgaard / Gaida Smykker - Stenløse
G.A.L.........................................Georg Alex Langballe - Ballerup 1983 - 1997
GANDAR..................................GANDAR - Copenhagen K 1987 - 1990
Gandar.......................................Jon H.E. Hom / Gandar - Svanke 2002 - 2006
G.Andresen...............................Gunnar Andresen - Viborg 1955 - 1993
Ganzhorn-L...............................Bent Ganzhorn-Larsen - Copenhagen 1971 - 1975
Garcia.......................................Shely Garcia Fyhn / Garcia Pearls and silver - Varde 2007 - 2007
Gartner.....................................Alfred Gartner - Copenhagen 1916 - 1937
Garvin...................................... Erik Aaberg Garvin - Frederiksværk 1964 - 1974
G.A.S........................................Gustav Adolf Sællstrøm - Copenhagen 1945 - 1955
GASCHAU...............................Wilfred Gachau / Gaschau Jewellery & Design - Copenhagen 2008 - ?
GAYM......................................Jigsae - Højbjerg 2010 - ?
GB............................................Esta-Es - Copenhagen 2009 - ?
G.B...........................................Fir.Georg Binau's Eftf. - Hellerup 1937 - 1947
G.B...........................................Gotfred Brøchner - Århus 1947 - 1992
G.B...........................................G.Binau - Copenhagen 1893 - 1937
G.B.B.......................................Godtfred B.Brøchner - Silkeborg 1913 - 1937
G.B.B.......................................Godtfred B.Brøchner - Silkeborg 1937 - 1967
GBG.........................................Guldfynd AB A/S - Horsens 1994 - 1998
G.Binau....................................Fir.Georg Binau's Eftf. - Hellerup 1937 - 1947
G.Binau....................................Fir. Georg Binau's Eftf. - Hellerup 1948 - 1968
G.Binau....................................G.Binau - Copenhagen 1893 - 1937
G.Bj..........................................G.Bjerregaard - Aalborg 1919 - 1937
G.Br.........................................Gunnar Brokholm - Hadsten 1972 - 1995
G.Br.........................................Gunnar Brokholm / Mysse Aps - Aarhus 1996 - 1996
G.Brøchner..............................Gottfred B.Brøchner - Silkeborg 1913 1937
G.Brøchner..............................Godtfred B.Brøchner - Silkeborg 1937 1957
G.B.S........................................G. Borgstrøm Sølvvarefab - Hvidovre 1951 - 1973
GC............................................Gøsta Christensen - Randers 2000 - ?
GD............................................Gerson Davidsen - Copenhagen 1904 - 1937
GD............................................Gideon Davis / Gian - Arhus 1987 - 1991
G.D...........................................Grethe Drescher - Copenhagen 1953 - 1963
G.D.& Co.M.............................Lundtofte Design - Lyngby 1976 - 1992
GDK..........................................Peter Kempel Hansen / Greedy.dk - Copenhagen 2005 - 2010
G.E............................................Gunnar Thorvald Ekberg - Copenhagen 1967 - 1973
Geist..........................................Erik D. Geist - Århus C 1986 - 1992
G.E.J.........................................G.Ellegaard Jørgensen - Århus 1954 - 1964
Ge.J...........................................Georg E. James - Hellerup 1974 - 1975
Gemma......................................KimSchmidt / Gemma AB, Eric Gewers - Randers 1996 - 1997
GENEF......................................Marie Genefke - Vejle 2011 - ?
Georg Jensen...........................Georg Jensens Sølvsmedie - Frederiksberg/Copenhagen 1956 - ?
Georg Jensen Sølvsmedie.........Georg Jensens Sølvsmedie - Frederiksberg/Copenhagen 1956 - 2001
Georg Jensen & Wendel A/S....Georg Jensen & Wendel A/S - Copenhagen K 1951 - 1998
GERDA LYNGGAARD.............Gerda Lynggaard - Copenhagen 1991 - 1994
Gert L........................................Lintrup Guld & Sølv - Esbjerg 1975 - ?
Gert Mortensen........................Gert Mortensen - Copenhagen 1969 - 1976
GEWE........................................GEWE v/Moltke-Leth - Lyngby 1992 - 1994
GEY...........................................Michel Genevey - Holte 1993 - 1995
G.E.& B.....................................Enquist & Burchard - Copenhagen 1968 - 1975
GF.............................................Grønland-Forsyning - Grønland 1982 - 2005
GF..............................................J. Krogh Hansen og Oliver Høj Nybo / Goldfingers - Copenhagen 2006 - ?
G.F............................................G.Fulbius - Copenhagen 1893 - 1937
G.F............................................Gerson Fingeret - Copenhagen 1970 - 1973
GFAB........................................Guldfynd AB A/S - Horsens 1994 - 1999
G.Frankel..................................Anton Georg Frankel - Næstved 1926 - 1937
G.Fulbius..................................G. Fulbius - Copenhagen 1893 - 1937
GG............................................Gabrielsens Guldsmedie - Egtved 1979 - 2005
G.G.......................................... G. Guldbrandsen - Vejle 1893 - 1937
G.G...........................................Guldbrand Guldbrandsen - Vejle 1937 - 1967
GGB.........................................Gregor Grazyna Bonczyk - Århus C 1990 - 1997
GGD.........................................GaadybsGuld Aps - Ejby 2008 - ?
G.G.E........................................Fir. G.G. Etalage - Højbjerg 1966 - 1973
G.GI.........................................Georg Gleerup - Copenhagen 1950 - 1960
G.Guldbrandsen.......................G. Guldbrandsen - Vejle 1893 - 1937
G.H..........................................Gunvor Helleberg - Vedbæk 1971 - ?
G.H...........................................Gottfred Henry Hoppe - Slagelse 1943 - 1964
GH............................................Gerhard Hansen - Stadsguardein 1960 - 1971
G.Hat........................................G. Hatting - Copenhagen 1960 - 1971
GHG.........................................Graaehovind Guld Aps - Copenhagen 2011 - ?
GHo...........................................Gunhild van der Horst / GHO Sølvsmedeværksted - Årre 1994 - 2002
G.Hoppe...................................Gottfred Henry Hoppe - Slagelse 1943 - 1964
G.H.P.......................................Georg Hellesen Petersen - Copenhagen 1938 - 1948
G.I.F.A.....................................Guldsmedenes indkøbsforening - Glostrup 1959 - 1994
GIFA...........................................Smykkekædens A/S - Brøndby 1994 - ?
GIG..........................................Henning Skovgaard / Guldsmeden i Glamsbjerg - Glamsbjerg 1994 - ?
GIIC.........................................Guld Invest International - Helsingør 1990 - 1993
Gitte Qvist.................................Gitte Qvist - Hvidovre 1966 - 1973
Gitte.........................................Gitte Jørgensen / Smykkebiksen - Maribo 2006 - 2008
Gitte..........................................Gitte Jørgensen & Kurt Nelsen / Smykkebiksen I/S - Maribo 2008 - ?
Gitte Bjørn...............................Gitte Bjørn - Fredensborg 2002 - ?
Givenchy...................................Givenchy Danmark - Holte 1992 - 1993
G.i .............................................Georg Jensen - Birkerød 1904 - 1937
G.I .............................................Georg Jensen - Birkerød 1904 - 1937
G.J............................................Georg Jensen - Birkerød 1904 - 1937
G.J............................................Georg Jensen's Sølvsmed - Frederiksberg/ Copenhagen 1937 - ?
Gjersen....................................Guldsmed Tina Gjersen - Risskov 1995 - 1997
GJERSEN.................................Tina Gjersen-Sav / Guld og Galleri - Rudkøbing 2010 - ?
Gjer.T......................................... Tina Gjersen Andersen - Rudkøbing 1985 - 1986
G.J.& W....................................Georg Jensen & Wendel A/S - Copenhagen K 1948 - 2001
G.Jø...........................................Grete Jørgensen - Maribo 1988 - ?
G.K...........................................G.B. Kolling - Rønne 1893 - 1948
G.K............................................Guld Kælderen v/Muller - Copenhagen 1967 - 1973
G.Kj...........................................Søren Georg Kjeldsen - København 1943 - 1963
GKJ.............................................Guldkjær Aps - Copenhagen 2010 - ?
G Kolling....................................G.B. Kolling - Rønne 1893 - 1948
GKV.............................................Kim Vedebech - Kolding 2005 - ?
GL .............................................Gran & Laglye - Copenhagen 1906 - ?
G.L..............................................G. Lander - Kalundborg 1893 - 1937
GL...............................................Lintrup Guld & S¿lv, Esbjerg 1984
GLAD...........................................Lars Glad - Copenhagen 1995 - ?
G.Lander....................................G. Lander - Kalundborg 1893 - 1937
Glenstrup....................................Leo Hotmann Glenstrup - Hørsholm 1976 - 1981
G L.S.........................................G. Laurits Sørensen - Rødby 1902 - 1937
GM.............................................Gullmakeren / Sølv-expressen Aps - Åbybro 1997 - 1997
G.M........................................... Gert Leo Mortensen - Copenhagen 1960 - 1981
GME..........................................G.M.E. L.& F. Jørgensen - Sabro 1990 - 1995
GME..........................................G.M.Edlefsen - Odense C 1986 - 1989
G.Mortensen..............................Gert Mortensen - Copenhagen 1969 - 1976
G.N...........................................Georg Vilhelm Nielsen - Søborg 1948 - 1973
G.& N.......................................A.Grim&H.Niebuhr; - Copenhagen 1893 - 1937
GN............................................Golden Nordic v/O.Maisted - Rødovre 1988 - 1992
G .NYT.....................................A/S GULDNYT - Roskilde 1970 - 1973
G.O...........................................C.G.Olsen - Nakskov 1893 - 1937
GO............................................ Marketing Aps. - Farum 1983 - 1991
Go............................................Gunnar Ottosen / GO-Mark Marketing Aps - Vissenbjerg 2011 - ?
GOD..........................................Godtbergsen & Espersen - Kolding 1991 - ?
Go.H..........................................Hans Chr.Gotthard Hansen - Næstved 1944 - 1964
GOL..........................................Golanav/E.S.Sørensen - Vedbæk 1977 - 1985
Golf...........................................Ahmad El-Hassan / Golfens Guldsmed - Odense 2000 - ?
Gorm J.......................................Jørgen Gorm Jessen - Humlebæk 1970 - 1973
Gottlob......................................S.P. Gottiob - Kalundborg 1905 - 1937
G .P........................................... Gerhardt Piester - Copenhagen K 1985 - 1991
GP.............................................Peder Gustav Pedersen - Tårnby 1913 - 1937
GP.............................................Gitte Pedersen - Holbæk 2006 - ?
G.P.B.........................................G.P. Bøttcher - Aalborg 1908 - 1937
G Ph..........................................Grethe Phillipsen - Copenhagen 1968 - 1975
G.Piester......................................Gerhardt Piester - Copenhagen K 1980 - 1991
GPM............................................Per Maegaard Jensen - Bogensen 1999 - ?
G.P.N.........................................Georg Pagh Nielsen - Copenhagen 1963 - 1973
G Prz..........................................Gilbert Preetzmann - Åbyhøj 1969 - 1995
G.Q............................................Gitte Qvist - Hvidovre 1966 - 1973
GR.............................................Gert Rasmussen - Copenhagen SV 1983 - 1991
GRA...........................................Erik Graversen - Ø.Assels 1974 - 1977
Graeser.......................................Adam Bentzen Graeser - Copenhagen 1919 - 1937
GRAM........................................Guldsmed Gram - Horsens 1994 - ?
Granner.......................................Anne Skou / Granner Design - Glostrup 2003 - 2003
GRAVE......................................Niels Grave - Odense C 1990 - 2000
Gravør Micheelsen......................Svend-Erik Micheelsen - Hvidovre 2005 - 2008
Gravør Micheelsen I/S...............Gravør Micheelsen I/S - Glostrup 1976 - ?
GR.B..........................................Gregers Bunch - Charlottenlund 1985 - ?
G.R.Design.................................G.R.Design I/S - Karby 1989 - 1992
Grethe Drescher.........................Margrethe Drescher - Copenhagen 1953 - 1963
Griegst......................................Arje Griegst - Copenhagen K 1978 - ?
G.RING....................................Ghita Ring - Copenhagen V 1987 - 1988
G.RING....................................Ghita Ring - Copenhagen V 1992 - ?
GRITH.......................................Grith Hørding Pedersen - Copenhagen 2010 - ?
GRO.........................................John Groser - Vallensbæk Strand 1982 - 1988
GRO.........................................Gro Sigfrid Teig - Lejre 2009 - 2009
Gro N.......................................Otto Gro-Nielsen - Erslev 1987 - 2008
GRS.........................................Georg Rolf Schachner - Hirtshals 1988 - ?
GRUBE.....................................Maria Grube - Copenhagen 2005 - 2006
GRUNDTVIG..........................Carsten Grundtvig Sørensen - Rungsted Kyst 1989 - ?
Grunnet.....................................Vald. Grunnet - Vejen 1906 - 1937
Gry...........................................Gry Hvidberg / Gry`s Unika - Hammel 2002 - 2005
Grønlund...................................L. Grønlund - Ukendt 1893 - 1937
GRØNLYKKE..........................Louise Grønlykke - Vanløse/ Copenhagen 1983 - ?
GS.............................................Golf Guld / Golden Star Aps - Copenhagen 1996 - 1999
GS.............................................Gitte Soee Aps - Thisted 2011 - ?
G.S...........................................Firmaet Georg Sørensen - Copenhagen 1937 - 1947
G.S.............................................Kaj V.G.A. Sællstrøm - Copenhagen K 1952 - 1988
G.S...........................................Willi Paul Scheelke - Tønder 2003 - 2008
GSA...........................................Unik & Design - Aalborg 2011 - 2011
GSA...........................................Ulrik Andersen / Perleforum - Aalborg 2011 - ?
gsc...........................................Wilfred Gachau / Gaschau Jewellery & Design - Kolding 2007 - 2008
G.S.D.......................................G.S.Design v/Gail Spence - Kolding 1985 - 1997
Gs Design.................................G.S.Design v/Gail Spence - Kolding 1987 - 1997
G.S.J........................................Guldsmed Gunnar Jensen - Holbæk 1977 - 1986
G.S.R.......................................GULDSMEDERINGEN - Esbjerg 1987 - 1999
GST.........................................Guld + Sølv Team - Nørreballe 1980 - 1983
GSW.........................................Egmont Respons / Golden Swan AB - Copenhagen 1999 - 1999
G.SØ........................................PERLE MODE v/G.Sørensen - Skovlunde 1988 - 1993
GT...........................................Grabowski Trading - Copenhagen NV 1992 - ?
G.T..........................................G.Traberg - Fredericia 1943 - 1964
G.U..........................................G.Urfeldt - Aalestrup 1917 - 1937
GU...........................................GULDKÆDEN v/Mads Øster - Odense C 1986 - 1996
gu............................................Susanne Guldberg / Guldberg Smykker - Holbæk 2007 - ?
GUCCI......................................Gucci - Copenhagen 2003 - 2011
GUCCI......................................House of Watches A/S - Copenhagen 2001 - ?
Gugga......................................Au-Art / K. Ingvarsdottir - Copenhagen 1998 - 1999
GULDBRANDSEN..................Torben Guldbrandsen Madsen - Copenhagen K 1992 - ?
Guldbrandsen...........................J. Guldbrandsen - Horsens 1909 - 1937
Guldringen................................Guldringen v/Oscar Osbak - Copenhagen 1963 - 1994
Guldsmedien...........................Anette Nørgaard Nielsen - Esbjerg 1998 - 2004
Guldsmedien...........................Anette Nørgaard Nielsen & Henrik N. Nielsen - Esbjerg 2005 - 2008
Guldsmedien...........................Henrik N.Nielsen - Esbjerg 2008 - ?
Guldsteen..................................Fir.Chr.Guldsteen - Odense 1929 - 1939
Guldvirke..................................Guldvirke v/J.L.Sørensen - Hjørring 1988 - ?
Guldvirke..................................Guldvirke v/E. Sørensen - Hellerup 1958 - 1968
Guldvirke..................................Firmaet Guldvirke - Hellerup 1968 - 1987
Gu.P.........................................Gunnar Pedersen - Ikast 1958 - 1973
G.Urfeldt...................................G.Urfeldt - Aalestrup 1917 - 1937
GUS...........................................Susanne Swenson - Aabenraa 2007 - 2008
Gustav Adolf S..........................K.V.GustavA. Sællstrøm - Copenhagen K 1956 - 1988
GV.............................................Gitte Vinston / Vinston Design - Odense 2006 - ?
G.V.E.......................................Guldvirke V/E. Sørensen - Hellerup 1973 - 1987
G.V.E.......................................Guldvirke v/J.L.Sørensen - Hjørring 1988 - ?
Gvl...........................................Guldvarelageret A/S - Copenhagen 1946 - 1967
G.V.N.......................................Georg Valdemar Nielsen - Copenhagen 1948 - 1973
GWS...........................................Melcher Copenhagen A/S - Copenhagen 2011 - ?
Gylcke......................................Axel Sand Gylcke - Copenhagen 1954 - 1964
G.Z...........................................Grete Zeuthen - Copenhagen 1966 - 1973
GZ.............................................Gabriela Zyskind / Danvar Design - Copenhagen 1998 - 2002
Gøttsche...................................Jacob Christian Gøttsche - Nykøbing F 1911 - 1967



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