ITALIAN SILVERSMITHS - ARGENTIERI ITALIANI

THE 20th CENTURY MAKER'S MARKS DIRECTORY - LISTA DEI MARCHI E PUNZONI DEL '900

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ITALIAN HALLMARKING SYSTEM

The law 5 February 1934 n. 305 introduced uniformity in the shape of Italian silversmith's marks.
The new mark identifying the silversmith consisted of a lozenge containing:
number: corresponding to the number identifying the silversmith
'fascio': fascist party symbol
two letters: initials of the Province
The lozenge was coupled to an oval containing the purity degree 800 or 925 per thousand.
The Law 26 October 1944 n. 313 (Decreto Legislativo Luogotenenziale 26 Ottobre 1944 n. 313) ordered the elimination of the 'fascio' (symbol of 'fascism') maintaining into the lozenge only the number (identification of the silversmith) and the two letters (initials of the Province).
The Laws 30 January 1968 (Legge 30 gennaio 1968 n. 46) and 30 December 1970 n. 1496 (D.P.R. 30 Dicembre 1970 n. 1496) introduced new hallmarks for silver and precious metals. The mark was modified to a polygonal shape and a star was added on the left. Numbers and Province letter were maintained.
Purity degree 925, 835 and 800 per thousand were allowed and inscribed into an oval outlined mark.
This system is still in use in present days.

mark in use from 1934 to 1944 mark in use from 1944 to 1970 mark in use from 1970 to present days


THE DIRECTORY OF 20th CENTURY ITALIAN SILVERSMITHS: RE - REGGIO EMILIA
AL AR BL BO BS FE FI FO GE MI MO NA PA PD PR PV RE RO ROMA TO TS TV UD VA VC VE VI VR
#
PROV
NAME
ADDRESS
TOWN
MARK ENTERED
OUT OF BUSINESS
1
RE
MICHELETTI ROBERTO FU LUIGI Via Emilia Santo Stefano 22 REGGIO EMILIA 04/04/1936 16/07/1952
2
RE
CARLETTI GIUSEPPE FU ENRICO Via Aschieri (1949)
moved to Via Toschi 3
REGGIO EMILIA 12/10/1938 04/12/1963
3
RE
BIGI ADRIANO FU ROBERTO Piazza Fontanesi 15 REGGIO EMILIA 19/02/1953 13/04/1968
4
RE
CORGHI OSER Via Roma 9 REGGIO EMILIA 24/02/1953 19/12/1961


5
RE
MORINI DOMENICO FU MENTORE Via Samarotto 2 REGGIO EMILIA 24/02/1953 16/04/1968
6
RE
SECCHI SERGIO DI DOMENICO changed to SECCHI SERGIO & DOMENICO (1990) Via San Rocco 1/B REGGIO EMILIA 24/02/1953 still active at 31/12/2010
7
RE
SECCHI ROBERTO FU ADOLFO Via Cavallotti 7 REGGIO EMILIA 24/02/1953 07/05/1957
8
RE
NERONI PIERINO FU DOMENICO Via Guasco 9 REGGIO EMILIA 29/01/1954 16/04/1968
9
RE
IOTTI ENEA DI NINO poi IOTTI & CORRADINI snc (1990) Via Emilia San Pietro 14 REGGIO EMILIA 29/01/1954 still active at 31/12/2010
10
RE
BERTANI ENRICO DI CESARE Via Emilia San Pietro 53/C REGGIO EMILIA 29/01/1954 21/12/1961
11
RE
GUALTIERI GIOVANNI FU FRANCESCO Piazza Prampolini REGGIO EMILIA 29/01/1954 15/02/1955
12
RE
LIGABUE IVO Via Aschieri 4 REGGIO EMILIA 26/03/1956 16/04/1968


13
RE
GILIOLI FRANCO Via Guasco 21 REGGIO EMILIA 08/02/1960 16/04/1968
14
RE
MICHELETTI LIDIO Via Emilia S. Stefano 20/A REGGIO EMILIA 11/02/1961 16/04/1968
15
RE
FERRETTI GLAUCO DI EVIARDO changed to FERRETTI F.lli snc (1990) Via Emilia S. Stefano 14 moved to Via S. Paolo 13 (1990) REGGIO EMILIA 24/05/1963 out between 2000
and 2010
16
RE
PASQUALI GIUSEPPE Via IV Novembre 8/A REGGIO EMILIA 30/01/1967 16/04/1968
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