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by silverly
Wed Oct 21, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: American Jewelry
Topic: Hat Brooch GLW
Replies: 0
Views: 76

Hat Brooch GLW

Does anyone recognize the trademark on this brooch. It kind of looks like G W or G L W but not sure? Any help much appreciated.

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by silverly
Tue Oct 20, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: Coin Silversmiths ~ American pre-1860
Topic: G.L Marked Mother of Pearl Handled Butter Knife
Replies: 0
Views: 65

G.L Marked Mother of Pearl Handled Butter Knife

Looking for an identification for the mark. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

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by silverly
Mon Oct 19, 2020 10:55 am
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: Northwest Silverware Manufacturing Company - NWSW Mfg. Co.
Replies: 13
Views: 3387

Re: Northwest Silverware Manufacturing Company - NWSW Mfg. Co.

From A Guide to the City of Chicago: Its Public Buildings, Places ... - Page49 1868:

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by silverly
Sun Oct 18, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: Northwest Silverware Manufacturing Company - NWSW Mfg. Co.
Replies: 13
Views: 3387

Re: Northwest Silverware Manufacturing Company?

The information that I can gather has the Northwestern Silverware Mnfg Co incorporated in Cook County, Illinois from 1867 to at least 1873. I believe that I misinterpreted what I read about this company's years of incorporation. They were merely on a list of companies that were incorporated in the ...
by silverly
Sat Oct 17, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: WHEATE, Charles (Grimwade p.356-7)
Replies: 2
Views: 1903

Re: WHEATE, Charles (Grimwade p.356-7)

Pure speculation, but from his first recorded son's name , William Fearn Wheate , his wife was probably the daughter of a Mr. Fearn. Who may, or may not, have been the silversmith William Fearn. 11 July 1782 Charles Wheate Goldsmith married Elizabeth Fern at the Parish of Earl Sterndale Derbyshire....
by silverly
Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Albert Henry Jephcott
Replies: 5
Views: 281

Re: Albert Henry Jephcott

....Albert Henry Jephcott of A H. Jephcott & Sons, 1 Regent Street Leicester. The AHJ mark was registered in 1937 and almost certainly relates to Albert Henry senior (1885-1955) – his same named son (1903-1976) is listed in 1939 as an “electrical radio engineer”.... David Bramwell Jephcott who ...
by silverly
Mon Oct 12, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: YEARLEY, William (Grimwade p.354)
Replies: 0
Views: 92

YEARLEY, William (Grimwade p.354)

15 June 1753 William Yearley of the Parish of Saint Anne & Agnes married Elizabeth Duce of the same Parish. (From the Fleet Record)

Relatd post concerning William Yearley's apprenticeship: viewtopic.php?f=74&t=32233&p=80930&hilit=William+Yearley#p80930
by silverly
Sun Oct 11, 2020 7:07 pm
Forum: Website Updates & Announcements
Topic: Forum Member Buckler
Replies: 4
Views: 501

Re: Forum Member Buckler

Clive will be sorely missed by me and no doubt by many others. He did a lot to try to keep me on the right track and was always considerate in those efforts.
by silverly
Tue Oct 06, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: VENABLES, George (Grimwade p.337)
Replies: 0
Views: 99

VENABLES, George (Grimwade p.337)

June 1768 George son of John Venables of Cheshunt...Husbandman apprenticed to John Newson London Clockmaker. 10 April 1769 In an annex on the back of the indenture contract, George Venables was turned over to James Poole Farrier of the same trade. July 1769 George Venables was turned over to another...
by silverly
Mon Oct 05, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: ASHTON, George (Grimwade p.336)
Replies: 0
Views: 58

ASHTON, George (Grimwade p.336)

27 May 1754 George son of George Ashton late Citizen and Haberdasher of London deceased apprenticed to William Burton London Goldsmith (Grimwade p.455).
by silverly
Thu Oct 01, 2020 11:12 pm
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: MILWARD, William (Grimwade p.329)
Replies: 0
Views: 92

MILWARD, William (Grimwade p.329)

26 March 1723 William Milward of Saint Dunstan in the West London Batchelor and Goldsmith aged 32 years alleged his intentions to marry Mary Johnson of Saint Andrews Holborn in the County of Middlesex Spinster aged 22 years.
by silverly
Tue Sep 29, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: WHITLOCK, James (Grimwade p.327)
Replies: 0
Views: 78

WHITLOCK, James (Grimwade p.327)

6 September 1697 James son of John Whitlock late Stationer of London deceased apprenticed to William Sherwood Clockmaker of London.
3 October 1704 Free.
by silverly
Wed Sep 23, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: RENON, Timothy (Grimwade p.322)
Replies: 3
Views: 1436

Re: RENON, Timothy (Grimwade p.322)

March - September 1789 Timothy son of Timothy Renou Farrier made free by Patrimony. The younger Timothy was born in 1750 and his father was admitted in 1742.
by silverly
Wed Sep 23, 2020 11:40 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: POTTS, Thomas (Grimwade p.322)
Replies: 0
Views: 63

POTTS, Thomas (Grimwade p.322)

6 January 1713 Thomas son of Marke Potts late of Newcastle Upon Tyne in the County of Northumberland Mariner deceased apprenticed to John Bayley Clockmaker of London. (Thomas Potts' signature was unique to me because it was done in block letters). Related post: https://www.925-1000.com/forum/viewtop...
by silverly
Mon Sep 21, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: GORSUCH, Thomas (Grimwade p.320)
Replies: 0
Views: 71

GORSUCH, Thomas (Grimwade p.320)

19 March 1710 (OS) Thomas Gorsuch of Shrewsbury in the County Salop Watchmaker paid apprentice indenture duty for Thomas son of Anne James of Bryntalsh in the County of Mount... (Possibly today's Bryntalch Villa Abermule Montgomery County Wales) Gentlewoman Widow. 14 July 1714 Thomas Gorsuch of Shre...
by silverly
Sat Sep 12, 2020 12:21 am
Forum: Coin Silversmiths ~ American pre-1860
Topic: Coin Silver Spoon JTD
Replies: 4
Views: 724

Re: Coin Silver Spoon JTD

Sure, Ancestry.com
by silverly
Fri Sep 11, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: Coin Silversmiths ~ American pre-1860
Topic: Coin Silver Spoon JTD
Replies: 4
Views: 724

Re: Coin Silver Spoon JTD

There was a John T Dolan who was born about 1777 in Ireland and in the hardware business in New York City by at least 1810. He died in 1862 and left a substantial estate to his family. I cannot make a firm connection between this man and the mark under consideration, but cutlery and silverware were ...
by silverly
Fri Sep 04, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: Tea strainer spoon help please
Replies: 5
Views: 319

Re: Tea strainer spoon help please

AG2012 wrote:Hi,
Looks like Gorham,Providence,Rhode Island.
If so, what looks like crab is a lion and letter is G.
Regards


I agree and in the 1895 issued Bedford pattern.
by silverly
Fri Aug 28, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: "Viking Silver" V14 Water Jug - Horned Helmet Hallmark
Replies: 8
Views: 2200

Re: "Viking Silver" V14 Water Jug - Horned Helmet Hallmark

In 1933 Reed & Barton filed for a trademark for both the viking helmet and the name Viking for holloware and flatware of silver and/or other precious metals and claimed use of the marks since 1933. Official Gazette of the United States Patent Office, Volume 438 By United States. Patent Office h...
by silverly
Fri Aug 28, 2020 9:34 am
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: "Viking Silver" V14 Water Jug - Horned Helmet Hallmark
Replies: 8
Views: 2200

Re: "Viking Silver" V14 Water Jug - Horned Helmet Hallmark

In 1933 Reed & Barton filed for a trademark for both the viking helmet and the name Viking for holloware and flatware of silver and/or other precious metals and claimed use of the marks since 1933.

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