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by Traintime
Sun Jul 12, 2020 11:51 pm
Forum: American Sterling & Coin Silver - Single Image
Topic: Chicago World's Fair 1893 Souvenir Spoon - Sterling?
Replies: 9
Views: 130

Re: Chicago World's Fair 1893 Souvenir Spoon - Sterling?

American Spoons has an entire section called "Meet Me At The Fair" and there are lots of 1893 Chicago/Fair/Columbian Expo. related spoons from several makers including Alvin (some images from book). Worthpoint has a Tiffany & Co. sample. I take the first link to be specific to silverpl...
by Traintime
Sat Jul 11, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: Silver Plate Trademarks - Single Image
Topic: Spoons
Replies: 12
Views: 11466

Re: Spoons

Great addition to this rather interesting small niche of inquiry. Keep it up!
by Traintime
Sat Jul 11, 2020 11:48 pm
Forum: American Sterling & Coin Silver - Single Image
Topic: Chicago World's Fair 1893 Souvenir Spoon - Sterling?
Replies: 9
Views: 130

Re: Chicago World's Fair 1893 Souvenir Spoon - Sterling?

From Rainwater & Felger American Spoons (1968): Notice Howard Sterling Company custom work on Philopena, the only known manufacturer example in the whole book of this particular bowl etching style. Then look at the Waltham Watch Company one for which they had patent information naming two gentle...
by Traintime
Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:06 am
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Fantasy marks?Turin? Question 3
Replies: 5
Views: 127

Re: Fantasy marks?Turin? Question 3

Interesting (?) that all three marks seem to have counterparts scattered about in Hanau Pseudos: https://www.925-1000.com/Fgerman_hanau_marks_01.html

Mark 2 appears to be inverted and representing a "crowned P". But all marks are much cleaner versions than those of the Hanau samples.
by Traintime
Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: Coin Silversmiths ~ American pre-1860
Topic: pseudo hallmarks ID butter knife
Replies: 4
Views: 260

Re: pseudo hallmarks ID butter knife

No problem, your welcome.
by Traintime
Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: German Silver
Topic: country of origin please
Replies: 3
Views: 198

Re: country of origin please

Scroll way down to Weinranck & Schmidt section.
by Traintime
Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: German Silver
Topic: country of origin please
Replies: 3
Views: 198

Re: country of origin please

by Traintime
Tue Jun 23, 2020 12:15 am
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: Small Canada spoon
Replies: 7
Views: 1498

Re: Small Canada spoon

Canadian documents (1908 legislative report) indicating incorporation of firm in 1907: https://books.google.com/books?id=9GI0AQAAMAAJ&pg=RA8-PA11&lpg=RA8-PA11&dq=dominion+jewelry+manufacturing+company,+limited+canada&source=bl&ots=UGJgywWYrI&sig=ACfU3U2w2gGhkBgDJCiSj8kL03slW4...
by Traintime
Mon Jun 22, 2020 11:43 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: Small Canada spoon
Replies: 7
Views: 1498

Re: Small Canada spoon

Canadian Patent Office records describing marks of Dominion Jewelry Mfg. Company, Limited (1907): https://books.google.com/books?id=zU9GAQAAMAAJ&pg=PA2704&lpg=PA2704&dq=dominion+jewelry+company+winnipeg+manitoba&source=bl&ots=ROkYB5dtY-&sig=ACfU3U15tuBLnO7dCzNchGJ_utcREr6y0g&...
by Traintime
Sun Jun 21, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: Souvenir Spoons
Replies: 138
Views: 57284

Re: Souvenir Spoons

THE DEWEY PALACE HOTEL / NAMPA, IDAHO SOUVENIR SPOON Opened circa 1903. Demolished circa 1956. Manufacted by E.L. Deacon Jewelry Company of Denver Colorado. From Corbett & Ballenger's Annual Denver City Directory for 1908: Eugene L. Deacon had his business at 1620 Champa and residence at 3155 Wi...
by Traintime
Mon Jun 08, 2020 12:31 am
Forum: Silver Plate Trademarks - Single Image
Topic: Does anyone know the makers mark of this Silver Item?
Replies: 2
Views: 469

Re: Does anyone know the makers mark of this Silver Item?

Wild guess that the "W" might be Wolf or Wolff based on the second mark.
by Traintime
Mon Jun 08, 2020 12:19 am
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: Can anyone help with identifying this mark?
Replies: 3
Views: 108

Re: Can anyone help with identifying this mark?

Check here to start under silverplaters unidentified (suspected to be Continental Sheffield): https://www.925-1000.com/silverplate__Unk.html
by Traintime
Sat Jun 06, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: Sample marks: Twembley & Cleaves 4oz
Replies: 1
Views: 55

Sample marks: Twembley & Cleaves 4oz

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