Some of these town marks were changed in 1906 when they were found to resemble existing trademarks.
The 19 laws regarding the hallmarking of imported gold and silver items did not apply to watch cases because the 1887 Act and Order in Council that had introduced the hallmarks with "Foreign" across the middle were not repealed by the 1904 Act and therefore remained in force.
Since there are many cities that starts with the same letter, there is a system where the letters have different style and are placed in different geometric forms.
Naturally there are quite a few city stamps, and many of them looks allmost the same.
The hallmark with a combination of a letter and a number is the date letter, that gives us the year of production.
This system for marking precious metalls started back in 1759 and is still in use, although the silversmiths are no longer obliged to use date letters.
The makers marks are The second hallmark is the City Stamp that gives the place where the object was produced, or where the importer is located.
The City Stamp for Stockholm is the crowned head of the patron saint St. Appart from this stamp all the Swedish city stamp consist of the first, or the two first, letters of the name of the city.
The hallmarks on this photo are found on a bracelet designed by Theresia Hvorslev.
It was made for the company Alton, located in Falkping in 1971.
All this information is readable from the hallmarks.