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

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indian head, T&W, arm & hammerrooster, T&W, arm & hammer Tifft & Whiting
North Attleboro, Massachusetts
c.1840 -1853 Albert C. Tifft & William D. Whiting, makers of quality coin silver items & some original flatware patterns. Mark is sometimes seen with "arm & hammer" reversed. Succeeded by Whiting & Gooding, then Whiting, Fessenden & Cowan which became Whiting Mfg. Co. in 1866.

J. R. Tillotson
James Rodney Tillotson
Terre Haute, Indiana
(b.1819-d.1873) active c.1850-1873, jeweler, watchmaker & retail silversmith.

B.H. Tisdale

B.H. Tisdale
Benjamin Hodges Tisdale
Newport, Rhode Island
(b.1791-d.1881) active c.1810-c.1850, silversmith, jeweler & watchmaker.

James Titus
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Tentative attribution, only mention is as watchmaker in the 1833 Philadelphia Directory.

T, crescent

T, crescent, sterling
Edward Todd & Co.
New York, NY
Founded 1871, manufacturer of writing instruments & desk items. Out of business ca.1930.

Benjamin Toppan
Northampton, Massachusetts
(b.1747-d.1831) active c.1768-c.1790, as silversmith.

crown, lion Toronto Silver Plate Co.
Toronto, Canada ~ 1882-c.1915
Full line of sterling and silverplated wares, only silverplate after 1915. Absorbed into Wm. A. Rogers Co. Ltd. in 1929.

T, triangle Totten-Sommer Co.
Attleboro, Massachusetts
Active c.1886-1898, Thomas Totten & J.J. Sommer. Manufacturers of sterling jewelry & novelties.

anchor, T&S A. F. Towle & Son
Greenfield, Massachusetts
Active 1890-1902, an offshoot of Towle Silversmiths, the firm was absorbed into Rogers, Lunt & Bowlen.

Lion, TLion, T

lion, T, Towle
Towle Silversmiths
Newburyport, Massachusetts
Active 1882-present. Large manufacturer, full line of sterling flatware and holloware. Lion T trademark was first used c.1890

H. Towle Henry Towle
Haverhill, New Hampshire
(b.1788-d.1862) Active c1805-c.1860, silversmith, jeweler, and watchmaker.

Ira S. Town

I. S. Town

Ira Strong Town
Montpelier, Vermont
(b.1810-d.1902) Active c.1831-c.1885, silversmith & jeweler. Partnerships: I. S. & J. Town with brother, Josiah Town (1831-1838), Town & Witherell with Elijah B. Witherell (1838-1845), Town & Hall with Jonas G. Hall (1848-1851). Retired 1853-1865, then returned to business.

Trabert & Hoeffer - Mauboussin
Trabert & Hoeffer - Mauboussin
New York, NY
Active 1936-1953, a limited partnership between the French house of Mauboussin and the American firm of Trabert & Hoeffer. Fine jewelers with branch stores in Los Angeles, Miami Beach, Palm Beach, Beverly Hills, Atlantic City & Chicago. Their influence popularized the Moderne style in fine and costume jewelry.

Trees, tree
Peter Traphagen
Pasadena, California
(b.1910-d.2000) Studio silversmith, handwrought jewelry, flatware & holloware. Relocated to Mill Valley in later life.


E.W.Trask, pure coin
Edwin Wallace Trask
Aurora, Illinois
(b.1838-d.1923)Active from c.1853, jeweler & retailer. Partnerships: Trask & Rowe, later Trask & Plain and Trask & Gentry in Galesburg, Il.

Trees, tree
Benjamin Trees
Lexington, Kentucky
(d.1965) active c.1934-1965, silversmith known for his julep cups, although some were manufactured by International Silver Co.

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