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by dognose
Wed May 25, 2022 4:25 am
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: Some Macabre Stories of the Silver Trade
Replies: 838
Views: 250762

Re: Some Macabre Stories of the Silver Trade

JAMES F. THOMPSON

Attleboro


James F. Thompson, who committed suicide in a boarding house on W. 108th St., New York, last Thursday, was employed until the latter part of September as designer for the Percy J. Callowhill Co.

Source: The Jewelers' Circular - 18th November 1908

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by dognose
Wed May 25, 2022 4:17 am
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: Snippets of Information Regarding the Gorham Company
Replies: 839
Views: 217997

Re: Snippets of Information Regarding the Gorham Company

Joseph Salt, for 43 years employed in the finishing department of the Gorham Co., and for a long period in charge of that section of the works, died at his home, 116 Hamilton St., Friday afternoon, after having been ill but a few days following an attack of acute indigestion. He was one of the best...
by dognose
Wed May 25, 2022 4:11 am
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: Information Regarding Foster & Bailey and Theodore W. Foster & Bro. Co.
Replies: 38
Views: 1790

Re: Information Regarding Foster & Bailey and Theodore W. Foster & Bro. Co.

PROVIDENCE

The western trade of the Theodore W. Foster & Bro. Co., of this city, is receiving calls from R. G. Kleckner.


Source: The Jewelers' Circular - 18th November 1908

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by dognose
Wed May 25, 2022 4:06 am
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: Information Regarding Mermod & Jaccard
Replies: 159
Views: 61067

Re: Information Regarding Mermod & Jaccard

The Mermod, Jaccard & King Jewelry Co. has leased the old Simmons building at Broadway and St. Charles St., and will use the basement and first floor for a display of holiday goods. The lease was settled Friday and is for a short term, with an option on a much longer lease. This, how ever, acco...
by dognose
Wed May 25, 2022 3:41 am
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: Ecclesiastical Silver and Its Makers
Replies: 65
Views: 8973

Re: Ecclesiastical Silver and Its Makers

INTERNATIONAL SILVER Co. Meriden, Connecticut http://www.925-1000.com/td/f/Clerical/International-1910.jpg International Silver Company - New York - 1910 http://www.925-1000.com/td/f/Clerical/International-1922.jpg International Silver Company - New York - 1922 http://www.925-1000.com/td/f/Clerical...
by dognose
Wed May 25, 2022 3:17 am
Forum: Silver Plate Trademarks - Single Image
Topic: Masters, Jewellers of Rye,"Warewite Silver"
Replies: 1
Views: 14

Re: Masters, Jewellers of Rye,"Warewite Silver"

A slightly clearer image of that advertisement:

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J.N. Masters, Ltd. - Rye - 1900

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by dognose
Wed May 25, 2022 2:47 am
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: J C Vickery of Regent Street, London
Replies: 133
Views: 69104

Re: J C Vickery of Regent Street, London

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J.C. Vickery - London - 1920

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by dognose
Wed May 25, 2022 2:41 am
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: South African and Rhodesian Silversmiths
Replies: 233
Views: 150102

Re: South African and Rhodesian Silversmiths

SMITH & CHARLES

151, Church Street, Pietermaritzburg.


Noted as being the business of F.S. Smith in 1960.

F.S. Smith was noted as being a member of the South African Jewellers' Association.

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by dognose
Tue May 24, 2022 1:09 pm
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: Italian Silverware and Jewellery Manufacturers
Replies: 8108
Views: 2407642

Re: Italian Silverware and Jewellery Manufacturers

J. WATCH

J. Watch srl
Via D'arezzo 159/c/h - Pontarramo
52045 Foiano della Chiana (AR)
Italia

Italian Registration No.: 1647 AR (assigned **-**-****) Image

Workers in precious metals.

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by dognose
Tue May 24, 2022 12:31 pm
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: The Snippet - Past News of the Silver Trade
Replies: 2267
Views: 603829

Re: The Snippet - Past News of the Silver Trade

FOR HAILE SELASSIE'S BANQUETS Sheffield Cooper Bros. & Sons Ltd., cutlers and silversmiths, Sheffield, have dispatched a cabinet of cutlery and other articles, totalling 3,278 pieces, to the Palace of the Emperor of Ethiopia. The pieces all have the royal crest and the cutlery is King's pattern...
by dognose
Tue May 24, 2022 5:33 am
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: Tuck Chang & Co. - Shanghai
Replies: 44
Views: 1162

Re: Tuck Chang & Co. - Shanghai

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Tuck Chang & Co. Ltd. - Shanghai - 1927

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by dognose
Tue May 24, 2022 5:29 am
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: Italian Silverware and Jewellery Manufacturers
Replies: 8108
Views: 2407642

Re: Italian Silverware and Jewellery Manufacturers

MARY PREZIOSI

Mary Preziosi di Mugnai Gisberto
Via Arturo Chiari 70
52100 Arezzo (AR)
Italia

Italian Registration No.: 1578 AR (assigned **-**-****) Image

Workers in precious metals. The business of Gisberto Mugnai.

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by dognose
Tue May 24, 2022 5:20 am
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: Hess & Culbertson of St. Louis
Replies: 45
Views: 4277

Re: Hess & Culbertson of St. Louis

The employes of the Hess & Culbertson Jewelry Co. gave a banquet to George J. Hess and Stephen D. Culbertson at the Mercantile Club, Friday night, in honor of the celebration of the firm’s 25th anniversary. Large bouquets of chrysanthemums were presented Mr. Hess and Mr. Culbertson, and a silve...
by dognose
Tue May 24, 2022 5:11 am
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: The Toronto Silver Plate Company
Replies: 95
Views: 58215

Re: The Toronto Silver Plate Company

Beautiful Presentation Bowl Made by a Canadian Firm http://www.925-1000.com/td/f/Canada/Toronto-Silver-Plate-1908.jpg A very fine example of Canadian silversmithing, which has received considerable prominence in the newspapers of the Dominion recently, was the magnificent punch bowl presented to Li...
by dognose
Tue May 24, 2022 4:47 am
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: Those Working in Ireland From the Mid 19th and 20th Century
Replies: 418
Views: 263410

Re: Those Working in Ireland From the Mid 19th and 20th Century

THE CRAFTWORKERS Ltd. 39, Harcourt Street, Dublin http://www.925-1000.com/td/f/Ireland/Craftworkers-1920-1a.jpg The Craftworkers Ltd. - Dublin - 1920 http://www.925-1000.com/td/f/Ireland/Craftworkers-1920-1b.jpg The Craftworkers Ltd. - Dublin - 1920 Established just after the First World War by Wil...
by dognose
Tue May 24, 2022 4:13 am
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: Information Regarding Foster & Bailey and Theodore W. Foster & Bro. Co.
Replies: 38
Views: 1790

Re: Information Regarding Foster & Bailey and Theodore W. Foster & Bro. Co.

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Theodore W. Foster & Bro. Co. - Providence, R.I. - 1908

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by dognose
Tue May 24, 2022 3:48 am
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: Information Regarding William Egan & Sons of Cork
Replies: 31
Views: 4142

Re: Information Regarding William Egan & Sons of Cork

An example of an additional mark, representing the Arms of Cork (a ship between two single-towered castles), that was struck on occasion onto items made by William Egan & Sons: http://www.925-1000.com/td/f/Ireland/Egan-mark-4a.jpg W·E - Dublin - 1930 http://www.925-1000.com/td/f/Ireland/Egan-mar...
by dognose
Tue May 24, 2022 2:34 am
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: Some Advertisements of the Lesser-Known Outfits of the American Silver and Jewelry Trade
Replies: 38
Views: 1908

Re: Some Advertisements of the Lesser-Known Outfits of the American Silver and Jewelry Trade

LEE-DODD COMPANY

67, Hamilton Street, Newark, New Jersey


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Lee-Dodd Company - Newark, N.J. - 1908

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by dognose
Tue May 24, 2022 2:05 am
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: Information Regarding Gold and Silver Hoards
Replies: 60
Views: 16187

Re: Information Regarding Gold and Silver Hoards

Details of Viking hoard found near Leominster:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-h ... r-61557415

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by dognose
Mon May 23, 2022 2:35 pm
Forum: German Silver
Topic: Please help to identify this hall mark...
Replies: 7
Views: 124

Re: Please help to identify this hall mark...

Hi,

Welcome to the Forum.

Please embed your images. Very few members will click on links.

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