Online Encyclopedia of Silver Marks, Hallmarks & Makers' Marks
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American Silver Marks ~ Sterling & Coin Silver

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S. Bell S. W. Bell
Philadelphia, PA
Active c.1830's, listed in directory or 1837.


bell, arrow, signpost

Bell
Bell Trading Post
Albuquerque, NM ~ founded 1932
Manufacturers of sterling, copper & silverplate jewelry and souvenir spoons in the Navajo style.


A. C. Benedict Andrew C. Benedict
New York, NY
Active c.1827 - 1840


Benjamin & Ford

B&F
Benjamin & Ford
New Haven, CT
Active c.1828 - 1874. Possibly retailers only.


B.Benjamin

BB
Barzillai Benjamin
New Haven, Bridgeport and Milford, CT - New York, NY
(b.1774 - d.1844) Active c.1799 - 1835. Same or very similar marks used by Benjamin Benjamin of New Haven & New York in the 1820's, probably Barzillai's son.


E.Benjamin

E.B.& Co
Everard Benjamin
New Haven, CT
(b.1807 - d.1874) Active c.1828 - 1874


P.Bentzon Peter Bentzon (Bentson)
Philadelphia, PA
Active c.1817 - 1849


Benziger Bros. Benziger Brothers
New York, NY ~ c.1860 - c.1970
Catholic book publishers, also manufacturers of sterling & silverplate ecclesiastic ware.


FB Franz Bergmann
(1898-1977)

San Francisco, CA
active from c.1940, studio jeweler & silversmith


W. Bessac William John Bessac
Hudson, New York
(b.1778 - d.1849) Silversmith



J.Bevan Joseph Bevan
Baltimore, Maryland
(b.1814-d.1894), first mention directory of 1836 as watchmaker. Probably son of silversmith Richard Beven. In partnership with Charles Blake, 1858-1868. Watchmaker, jeweler and silversmith.


Bigelow & Brothers Bigelow & Brothers
Boston, Massachusetts ~ c.1846-1847
Successors to John Bigelow, that firm joined by brothers, Abraham O. Bigelow and Alanson Bigelow. Succeeded by Bigelow Bros. & Kennard


Bigelow Bros. & Kennard

B.B.& K
Bigelow Bros. & Kennard
Boston, Massachusetts ~ c.1845 - 1863
Fine quality makers and retailers of coin silver, some sterling - flatware & holloware. Successors to Bigelow & Bros.


bigelow, Kennard & Co Bigelow, Kennard & Co.
Boston, Massachusetts ~ c.1863 - 1923
Fine quality makers and retailers of coin silver, sterling - flatware & holloware. Successors to Bigelow Bros. & Kennard


John Bigelow John Bigelow
Boston, Massachusetts
Active ca. 1830s-c.1845


C.Billon
Charles Frederick Billon
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
(b.1765-d.1822) Active 1795-1817, partnered with Jean Simon Chaudron, 1795-97
St. Louis, Missouri
Active 1818-1822, father of silversmiths, Charles Pierre Billon (1803-1863) & Frederick Louis Billon (1801-1895)


JB James Bingham Jr.
Philadelphia, PA
Active ca. 1867, patented a pattern known to have been retailed by J. E. Caldwell & Co.


J. Birge John Birge
Brattleboro, Vermont
(b.1780,d.1859) Active c.1805-1842
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