Inscription:  NISI DOMINUS FRUSTRA, engraved above arms of Edinburgh
 DIEU ET MON DROIT, engraved above crest of Great Britain.
Marking:  W G in oval (maker's mark)
 Triple towered castle on a rock (Edinburgh town mark)
 HG (assay master's mark of Hugh Gordon, used by him from 1744-1759) (see image)
 Script X (date letter 1752-1753)
Location of marks:
All on bottom, and on insetting rim of cover