Silver and Flatware/Wilcox maker's marks
I have a coffee pot made by Wilcox S.P. Co. It does not have the EPNS mark on it but does have the maker's mark that has the crossed hammers on it. It also has been stamped 1952 with a C underneath it and then off to the side it has either an N or an H stamped on it as well. I was hoping to find out, even though the EPNS isn't marked anywhere on it, if it's still silver plated. And also, what do the other marks mean.
Since the word, "Sterling", is not present, I feel certain it's made of silver plate. "EPNS" is not used by all makers.
"1952" could be year of manufacture but more likely, it's the model number. I don't know what the other letters mean.
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