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

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Pictorial Marks                  Initial Marks                  Unidentified Marks

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Peter Mood Sr.
Charleston, South Carolina
(b.1766-d.1821) active from c.1785. Master to his sons John & Peter. then partnered with them from 1816 until his death in 1821. Mood Sr. also used a "PM" mark, the illustrated mark may have been used for the Mood partnerships.

J.L.Moore Jared L. Moore
New York, NY
Active c.1824 - 1852 usually in partnership.

JCM, star, M, anchor

star, M, anchor
John C. Moore
New York, NY
Active c.1827 - c.1845, succeeded by John C. Moore & Son.

M John C. Moore & Son
New York, NY
Active c.1845 - 1868 Produced for Tiffany & Company, the mark is often seen in conjunction with Tiffany's. The firm became part of Tiffany & Co. in 1868.

M.Morgans Jr
Morgan Morgans Jr.
New York, NY
Active c.1877 - 1883. Purchased the Albert Coles business in 1877, patented "Cupid's Arrow" pattern in 1878. In 1883, Morgans sold the firm and die patterns to George W. Shiebler. (note; Morgans also continued marking his silver with the Albert Coles trademarks.)

James Morse
Westfield, Massachusetts
(b.1784-d.1828) active from c1805. Working silversmith and jeweler.

M, cross, sword H. R. Morss & Co.
North Attleboro, MA ~ c.1930 - c.1940
Maker of sterling flatware & table accessories.

PM, sterling Philip Morton

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Studio jeweler, author of "Contemporary Jewelry; a Craftsman's Handbook" 1970

M, stars Abel Moulton
Newburyport, MA
(b.1784 - d.1840) in partnership of Moulton & Davis c.1824 - 1830

Moulton Ebenezer Moulton
Boston & Newburyport, MA
(b.1768 - d.1824)

Joseph Moulton II
Newburyport, MA
(b.1724-d.1795) Active c.1750-c.1780, working silversmith, uncle to Joseph Moulton III, who also used this mark.

Joseph Moulton III
Newburyport, MA
(b.1744-d.1816) Active c.1765-c.1810, wroking silversmith, also used a block letter "IM" mark, as well as his uncle's script "JM" punch.


Joseph Moulton IV
Newburyport, MA
(b.1814-d.1903) Worked in partnership with Theophilus Bradbury (Moulton & Bradbury) c.1830, then independently until 1857 when bought out by Towle & Jones.

Lydia Moulton
Newburyport, MA
(b.1757-d.c.1823) Daughter of William Moulton I, this LM mark is tentatively attributed to her.

William Moulton I
Newburyport, MA
(b.1720-d.1793) Active c.1742-1762 in Massachusetts, 1762-1788 in Hempstead, NH, and then pioneered with his family as early settlers to the Northwest Territory in Marietta, Ohio where he worked until his death. Working silversmith and cutler fashioning swords.


W. Moulton

W. Moulton
William Moulton II
Newburyport, MA
(b.1772-d.1861) Active from c.1792, apprenticed to his father Joseph. William II also used an incuse "WM" mark. The top mark may have originally been used by William Moulton I.


Mt. Vernon Silver Co.
Mt. Vernon, New York
Active 1914-1923, successor to Hayes & McFarland, which merged with Mauser Mfg. & the Roger Williams Silver Company. The firm was absorbed into Gorham in 1923.

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