Online Encyclopedia of Silver Marks, Hallmarks & Makers' Marks
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Canadian Silver Marks

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Rafael Alfandary
Toronto, Canada
active c.1970-1980, studio jeweler, mostly worked in brass & copper


Henry Birks & Sons
Montreal, Quebec ~ 1879 - Present
Highly reputed Canadian firm.


John Booth
St. John, New Brunswick
(1770-1813) Active c.1785 - 1814, watchmaker & silversmith. Born in Scotland, British Loyalist residing in New York until 1783.




Breadner Manufacturing Co.
Quebec, Canada
Founded 1903, primarily makers of silverplate, but did produce some sterling ware.


Michael Septimus Brown
Halifax, Nova Scotia
(1818-1886) Active c.1840 - 1872, watchmaker, retailer & silversmith. Apprenticed under Peter Nordbeck. Succeeded, by M.S. Brown & Co. under the directorship of his nephew, Thomas.


Caron Bros.
Montreal, Quebec
1878-1931, makers of sterling ware, jewelry and silverplate,


Georges Delrue
(b.1920)

Montreal, Canada
active c1950-present, studio jeweler




Dominion Jewelry Mfg. Co.
Toronto, Ont., Canada
c.1900 - 1910, Souvenir spoons and small sterling items. Became part of Breadner Mfg. after 1910.







JAD James Adams Dwight
Montreal, Quebec
(1786-1850) Active c.1818 - 1847, silversmith & watchmaker, born in Massachusetts.




P. W. Ellis & Co.
Toronto, Canada ~ 1877 - 1928
Absorbed by Birks in 1928.


Benjamin Etter
Halifax, N.S., Canada
(1763-1827) Active c.1787 - 1813, watchmaker, jeweller, & silversmith


Hans Gehrig
(1929-1989)

Montreal, Canada
Active from c1960, studio jeweler


Robert Hendery, Montreal silversmith

Robert Hendery
Montreal, Canada - (d.1897) active c.1841-1887, successor to Bohle & Hendery. Hendery became one of the largest wholesale silver manufacturers in 19th century Canada and provided numerous retailers with his silver. Most, if not all, Canadian silver marked with the "lion rampant & bust" pseudomarks is thought to have been made by Hendery. The firm was succeeded by Hendery & Leslie in 1887.


Ludovic Hulsman, silversmith Lewis Hulsman
Halifax, Nova Scotia
(d.1815) active c.1784-1815, shop was located on Duke Street.


William Hunter
Quebec, Canada
Active c.1805, also used a crown pseudo.


Joseph G. Jodah
Toronto, Canada
Active c.1830s/60s








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