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

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M.P.W.
Mary Peyton Winlock
Boston, Massachusetts
(b.1867-d.aft.1930) Active c.1888-c.1927, silversmith, jeweler & enamelist. Master, Boston Society of Arts & Crafts. Had studio space at the Handicraft Shop and trained at some time with George Gebelein.


Winston, Sterling Bob Winston
(1915-2003)

Oakland, CA
Scottsdale, AZ
c.1940s-c.1990s


Lewis Wise, Sterling
Lewis Wise
Calabasas, California
(b.c.1917) Active c.1935-c.1976, working silversmith, handwrought flatware, jewelry and holloware. Apprentice, and son-in-law, to Porter Blanchard, took over all flatware manufacture for the Blanchard firm around 1955, became its owner in 1973.


H. Wishart

H.Wishart
Hugh Wishart
New York, NY
Active c.1784 - 1819


Wolcott & Gelston
Wolcott & Gelston
Boston, Massachusetts
Active c.1820-c.1827 jewelers, watchmakers & silversmiths. Henry Drayton Wolcott (b.1797-d.1830) & Maltby Gelston (b.1797-d.1828).


G.J.Wolf General James Wolf
Active c.1822 - 1833
Wilmington, Delaware from c.1822, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from c.1830


F.H.Wolfe Francis H. Wolfe
Philadelphia, PA
Active c.1829 - 1849


Wolfenden Wolfendon Silver Co.
North Attleboro, Mass. ~ 1919 - Present
Moved to NY in 1955, now a division of Crown Silver.


Wolpert, Sterling
Ludwig Wolpert
New York, NY
(b.1900-d.1981) Active from c.1925, silversmith, jeweler, designer, and teacher, German born, Bauhaus influenced, emigrated to Israel in 1933 and taught metalwork at New Bezalel from 1935. Emigrated to U.S. in 1956, headed the Tobe Pascher Workshop at the Jewish Museum. Noted for judaica and incorporating Hebrew calligraphy into his modern designs.





Wood & Hughes

W&H, eagle, headW&H
Wood & Hughes
New York, New York ~ 1845 - 1899
Important 19th century firm. Coin and sterling flatware and holloware.
Bottom left mark used after 1871. Succeeded by Graff, Washbourne & Dunn

Wood & Hughes Flatware Patterns


J.Wood John Wood
New York
active c.1770-1792, in New York City from 1770, in Schenectady, NY 1780 - 1792


B.Woodcock Bancroft Woodcock
Wilmington, Delaware
(b.1732 - d.1817) Active c.1754 - 1790.


RMW Richard M. Woods & Co.
New York, New York ~ c.1925 - c.1940
Sterling holloware, novelties and vanity items. Successor to Woodside Sterling.


W, wreathW, wreath Woodside Sterling Co.
New York, New York ~ 1896 - c.1925
Sterling holloware, novelties and vanity items. Succeeded by Richard M. Woods & Co. in the mid 20's.


E.Woodworth Earl Woodworth
Springfield, Massachusetts
Active c.1825-1850


JTW, conjoined
James T. Wooley
Boston, Massachusetts
var: Wooley (b.c.1865) Active from c.1892, foreman at Goodnow & Jenks in the 1890s. Silversmith noted for holloware, Master Craftsman - Boston Society of Arts & Crafts. Various addresses in Boston, Somerville & Quincy, still listed as working on his own account in the 1940 census.


Wooley, Sterling
Samuel R. Wooley
Boston, Massachusetts
var: Wooley (b.1868) Active from c.1893, silversmith noted for holloware, Master Craftsman - Boston Society of Arts & Crafts. Various addresses in Boston, Somerville & Quincy, still listed as working on his own account in 1940 Quincy directory. The mark is presumed to be Samuel's, although it may have also been used by James or by the two working together.


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