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

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Y&T, eagle
Y & T
location unknown
Active 3rd q. 19th C., mark found on early pattern ware such as "Olive". Material is silverplate or nickel silver, often misrepresented as coin silver.

Samuel Yates
Albany, New York
Active c.1810-c.1825. This mark has also be attributed to Samuel Yates (b.1724-d.1786) of Providence & Newport, Rhode Island


location unknown
Active 2nd & 3rd Q. 19th c. Mark found on silverplate and nickel silver fiddle pattern flatware, sometimes erroneously described as coin silver. The company is, possibly, English in origin.

Robert A. Yongue
Columbia, South Carolina
Active 1852-c.1857, watchmaker & silver retailer. Brief partnership of Cooper & Yongue (c.1853) with Joseph Cooper.

location unknown
Active 2nd q. 19th C., mark found on fiddle pattern spoons of this period.

Alexander Young
Camden, South Carolina
(b.1784-d.1856) Active from c.1807, jeweler, watchmaker & silversmith. Columbia branch store of A. Young & Co. with son, Edward Young (c.1845-1848). The Camden firm was carried on for a time after his death by two of his sons.

Hiram Young
Hiram Young
New York, NY
Active ca. 1860's. Watchmaker's & silver retailers, succeeded by Young & Reed (Henry Carpenter Reed) in 1868.

J.T.Young James Thomas Young
Petersburg, Virginia
(b.1825-d.1892) Active from c.1855. Watchmaker, jeweler, silver retailer. Listed as a jeweler in 1860 & 1870 census, merchant in 1880.

L. Young & Co. L. Young & Co.
Location Unknown
Active ca. 1830's. Possibly a mark of Levi Young of Bridgeport, CT.

N. E. Young
Nicholas Ephraim Young
Saratoga Springs, NY
(b.1815-d.1860) Active from c.1839, jeweler, watchmaker & silver retailer. (

S.Young Samuel Young
Charles Town, Virginia
(d.1851) Active from 1811 in Charles Town, was thought to have worked in Winchester prior to this date. Watch & clockmaker, jeweler, silversmith.

N. E. Young
Samuel E. Young
Laconia, New Hampshire
(b.c.1821-d.1894) Active from c.1840, jeweler, watchmaker & silver retailer. Still listed as jeweler and sewing machine retailer in 1884 directory (S. E. Young & Co.)

W. Young
William Young
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
(b.1783-d.1860) Active from c.1761-c.1788, advertized as goldsmith.

Young & Bockius
Martinsburg, Virginia
Active c.1798, clock & watchmakers and silversmiths, probably William & Philip Young with Daniel Bockius.

Young & Co
Young & Co.
New Orleans, Louisiana
Active c.1850-1853, jewelers, watchmakers & silver retailers. Successors to Nelson A. Young, partnership of Young's widow and Henry P. Buckley. The firm was succeeded by H.P. Buckley in 1853.

DY, David Yurman, 925
David Yurman
New York, NY
(b.1942) Watch & jewelry designer and manufacturer, active from 1980.

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