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by silverly
Thu May 23, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: Silver Plate Trademarks - Single Image
Topic: Sommer and Pierik?
Replies: 3
Views: 75

Re: Sommer and Pierik?

Springfield, Illinois jewelers.
by silverly
Sun May 19, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: Coin Silversmiths ~ American pre-1860
Topic: Spoon "I Warner" Boxed w/Bird Back Bowl
Replies: 13
Views: 236

Re: Spoon "I Warner" Boxed w/Bird Back Bowl

Looks like Joseph Warner Pennsylvania and Delaware to me.
by silverly
Fri May 17, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Mexican Silversmiths
Topic: Sanborn Hermanos, S.A. History
Replies: 0
Views: 59

Sanborn Hermanos, S.A. History

Company History: Best known in the United States as the American tourist's home away from home in Mexico, Sanborn Hermanos, S.A. (universally called Sanborns) is much more than that to Mexicans. The Sanborns units (86 in 1995) generally serve food and drink, and there also is a chain of Sanborn Café...
by silverly
Thu May 16, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: Coin Silversmiths ~ American pre-1860
Topic: Need help identifying Welder & Bro mark on coin silver spoons.
Replies: 5
Views: 207

Re: Need help identifying Welder & Bro mark on coin silver spoons.

There is no edit capability for most. Just do a reply to add embedded images.
by silverly
Tue May 14, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: Coin Silversmiths ~ American pre-1860
Topic: Need help identifying Welder & Bro mark on coin silver spoons.
Replies: 5
Views: 207

Re: Need help identifying Welder & Bro mark on coin silver spoons.

I'd say this person is not going to embed the images, so I'll give an answer to what might be the most difficult part of the question, and they can have the rest of the answer if they ever change their mind. William Henry and Willard Homer Weld were jewelers and jewelry manufacturers in Lockport, Ne...
by silverly
Sat May 04, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: GROVE, Ann (Grimwade p.288)
Replies: 0
Views: 108

GROVE, Ann (Grimwade p.288)

10 February 1818 Ann Grove Vineyard Walk in the Parish of Clerkenwell London Will proved at London. Reference: TNA PROB 11/1601/106

Related post: http://www.925-1000.com/forum/viewtopic ... ove#p83836
by silverly
Sat May 04, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: John Buckett (Grimwade p.453)
Replies: 2
Views: 108

Re: John Buckett (Grimwade p.453)

3 April 1755 John Beckett of the Parish Saint James Westminster in the County of Middlesex Widower and Sword Cutler bound in marriage to Ann Ingold Widow.
by silverly
Wed May 01, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: WILLATS, Moses (Grimwade p.284)
Replies: 0
Views: 167

WILLATS, Moses (Grimwade p.284)

3 May 1738 Moses son of William Willats London Plaisterer apprenticed to Benjamin Forfiet London Turner. 5 February 1745 (OS) Made free. http://i67.tinypic.com/anblg6.jpg 9 May 1798 Moses Willats of the Parish of Saint Mildred in the Poultry London Turner and Caneman will proved at London. Reference...
by silverly
Tue Apr 30, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: Identical Spoons two different makers marks: R. Wallace & Sons Mfg & Haynes
Replies: 6
Views: 331

Re: Identical Spoons two different makers marks: R. Wallace & Sons Mfg & Haynes

[quote="MsJMoody" I am wondering/guessing if this spoon is proof he also requested spoons be marked with his name from R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. like I have seen a few of the hotels do in Yellowstone National Park with other silverware manufacturers.[/quote] A remote idea but the same...
by silverly
Tue Apr 30, 2019 4:44 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: MALPAS, Joseph (Grimwade p.283)
Replies: 1
Views: 720

Re: MALPAS, Joseph (Grimwade p.283)

7 December 1733 Joseph son of Joseph Malpas late of Long Acre Glover deceased apprenticed to Joseph Raynes London Haberdasher.

January - August 1774 Henry son of Joseph Malpas made free in the Company of Haberdashers by Patrimony. Henry was born in 1751 and his father was made free in 1741.
by silverly
Sun Apr 28, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: SEATOUN, George (Grimwade p.283)
Replies: 0
Views: 148

SEATOUN, George (Grimwade p.283)

12 June 1754 George son of Patrick Seatoun of Stratford in the County of Essex Linen Draper apprenticed to Richard Wight London Goldsmith.

Related post: viewtopic.php?f=74&t=26513&p=85156&hilit=Seatoun#p85156
by silverly
Sat Apr 27, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: BLAKEWAY, George (Grimwade p.282)
Replies: 0
Views: 167

BLAKEWAY, George (Grimwade p.282)

10 May 1827 George Blakeway of the Strand in the Parish of Saint Martins in the Fields Glassman will proved at London. Reference: PROB TNA 11/1725/273 (Proceedings at the Old Bailey confirm that there was a Glassman by the name of George Blakeway at 37 Strand during the correct time frame who had ar...
by silverly
Fri Apr 26, 2019 7:46 am
Forum: American Sterling & Coin Silver - Single Image
Topic: Can anyone please help to ID this
Replies: 7
Views: 446

Re: Can anyone please help to ID this

leonardpusher wrote:Pease check my another post, how come this mark appeared together with Mauser?

I don't know exactly what connection these two companies had, but on the surface it looks like Mauser retailed Towle's wares which was not a unique arrangement.
by silverly
Wed Apr 24, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: American Sterling & Coin Silver - Single Image
Topic: Can anyone please help to ID this
Replies: 7
Views: 446

Re: Can anyone please help to ID this

That is Towle's trademark. Take a look here for comparison: https://www.925-1000.com/americansilver_T2.html
by silverly
Wed Apr 24, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Flatware Pattern Identification
Topic: J.B. & S.M. Knowles Co. - Angelo Pattern
Replies: 2
Views: 865

Re: J.B. & S.M. Knowles Co. - Angelo Pattern

Oops, make that patent No. 25,853 and patented Aug. 4, 1896.
by silverly
Wed Apr 24, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Flatware Pattern Identification
Topic: J.B. & S.M. Knowles Co. - Angelo Pattern
Replies: 2
Views: 865

Re: J.B. & S.M. Knowles Co. - Angelo Pattern

This pattern was patented on 4 July 1896 by Louis R Horton and assigned to JB & SM Knowles.
by silverly
Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: WYON, Benjamin (Grimwade p.282)
Replies: 0
Views: 1201

WYON, Benjamin (Grimwade p.282)

Excerpted from the Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900, Volume 63: WYON, BENJAMIN (1802–1858), chief engraver of the seals, born in John Street, Blackfriars, London, on 9 Jan. 1802, was the second son of Thomas Wyon the elder [q. v.] He received instruction from his elder brother, Thomas Wyo...
by silverly
Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: BLUNDELL, Richard (Grimwade p.281)
Replies: 1
Views: 817

Re: BLUNDELL, Richard (Grimwade p.281)

20 June 1695 Richard Blundell made free in the Company of Clockmakers by redemption. Freedom by redemption was necessary because although Richard Blundell served seven years under his master George Nan (sp?), his master was not a freeman at the time of Richard Blundell's binding. This freedom paper ...
by silverly
Wed Apr 17, 2019 12:27 am
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: FORK with D in cursive in circle?
Replies: 2
Views: 920

Re: FORK with D in cursive in circle?

Durgin Fairfax pattern. Take a look here for a trademark comparison: https://www.925-1000.com/americansilver_D2.html

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