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

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Alphabetical Listing by Maker's Name
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C.H.Ankeny Charles H. Ankeny
Lafayette, Indiana. ~ c.1860's
Jeweler & silversmith, primarily a retailer.

Jas. Annin James Annin
Leroy, NY
(b.1829) Active c.1850 - ? Silversmiths and jewelers, primarily a retailer. In partnership with son, Herbert, by 1880.

Apollo Apollo Silver Co.
New York, NY ~ ? - c.1898
Mostly plated ware, but some sterling produced, succeeded by Bernard Rice's Sons.

J. Appleton James Appleton
Portland, Maine
Active c.1834-1846, jeweler and retailer of silver.

J.R.Armiger James R. Armiger Co.
Baltimore, Maryland
Originally Justis & Armiger, after James Armiger's death in 1892, the firm was renamed thus. Watchmakers, jewelers and retail silversmiths.

Arnold Thomas Arnold
Newport, RI
(b.1739 - d.1828) Active c.1751 - 1828

N.Arnzen Niels Arnzen
Fall River, MA
(b. 1818, Denmark) Active mid-19th century.

Arrowsmith Arrowsmith Silver Corp.
Brooklyn, New York ~ c.1960 - 1966
Succeeded by Garden Silversmiths.


Art Silver Shop
The Art Silver Shop
Chicago, Illinois ~ 1912 - c.1930s
Handmade Arts & Crafts jewelry and small items, sterling and some bronze. Renamed - Art Metal Shops - in the 1930's, mark changed to AMS in diamond.

Avedon Sterling Harvey Avedon
New York, NY
Active ca.1940's - c.1965. Designer and manufacturer of sterling & gold men's jewelry and accessories. Some of his work, including gold cigarette lighters, were known to have been retailed by Tiffany & Co. Also used a mark that was a single letter "A".

E.B.Ayers Ebenezer Byram Ayers
Louisville, KY
(b.1774 - d.1853) Working in Louisville from 1816 to 1831.

A&H Ayres & Haydon
Lexington, KY
Active 1811-1813, partnership of Samuel Ayres and Noah Haydon.
1811 Advertisement


Samuel Ayres
Lexington & Danville, Kentucky
(b.1767 - d.1824) Active c.1784-1822 in Lexington, 1823-1824 working in Danville, also involved in Ayres & Haydon and Ayres & Hiter.

T.Ayres Thomas R. J. Ayres
Danville, Kentucky/Keokuk, Iowa
(b.1805 - d.1878) Danville, 1823-c.1864, Keokuk, c.1864-1878. Son of Samuel Ayers. Gunsmith, jeweler and silversmith.

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