The holders are rounded rectangular in shape, with a zig-zag border, with supporting circular foot and holder to hold the place card in place. The front of the holders is blank, designed for personalised engraving, these have never been engraved. All 6 holders have 7 hallmarks, all clearly struck, including marks for London , along with makers mark AN in shield, the sterling silver convention hallmark scale with , additional standard mark, and a rare and unusual 7th hallmark, the Queen's Award for Export Achievement Royal Crown above cog device, with centre letter E. Ari Norman was the first British silversmith to be granted this award in , he was then allowed to use the hallmark in and , as per these pieces. The Queen's award was established in , and still operates today.
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Materials: melamine resin, tape Provenance: China likely Qiaotou, Dongguan, Guangdong Production details: This was manufactured in China and marketed by Elite Global Solutions, a US-based company that offers wholesale tableware for restaurants, schools, and catering operations. The company was founded in and specializes in melamine dishes, which are sturdy and able to hold up through many washings. Besides this, the only other mugs they sell are a smaller version of this DC and a small cappuccino-style coffee cup DMC. The DC14 is so named because it holds 14 ounces. This is not all that surprising, as Taiwan Melamine Products was founded in and is one of the better recognized melamine producers, especially through its Dynasty-trademarked melamine tableware. Therefore, this mug probably started in Guangdong and then passed through Long Beach and Foothill Ranch before arriving at Facebook. Melamine resin is a thermosetting plastic and a product of of melamine, an organic base that sometimes occurs in plants but is mostly synthesized.