1898 Shiebler Advertisement
|George W. Shiebler & Co.- New York, NY
George Shiebler founded his New York firm in 1876 with the acquisition of the Coles & Reynolds concern, makers of silver spoons. Over the course of the next few years, Shiebler further acquired the factory of Morgan Morgans Jr. (successor to Albert Coles), the firm of John Polhamus and the flatware pattern dies of; Albert Coles, Hebbard & Polhamus, A. & W. Wood, Theodore Evans & Co., and a number of those of Henry Hebbard (other Hebbard patterns dies went to Whiting).
Within a few years of founding, Shiebler consolidated the manufacturing equipment and moved his operation to Brooklyn, NY. He continued producing flatware patterns of his predecessors' design as well as patenting and manufacturing designs of his own, most notably his medallion based "Etruscan".
The firm also produced sterling and mixed metal holloware, novelties, souvenir spoons and jewelry. George W. Shiebler & Co. was dissolved in 1910.
c.1850 - 1879
1880 - 1890
1890 - 1895
1896 - 1904