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by silverly
Sat Dec 05, 2009 2:52 am
Forum: Coin Silversmiths ~ American pre-1860
Topic: Wyman & Huntington 1700's spoon?
Replies: 4
Views: 5266

Charles Wyman's son John D Wyman was in business at his fathers address 119 Main, St Albans, Vermont with Benjamin B Perkins in 1895-'6.
The name of their business was Wyman & Perkins. Charles Wyman died in 1897.
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by silverly
Fri Dec 04, 2009 5:49 am
Forum: Exeter Hallmarks
Topic: Maker Identification Help Please
Replies: 4
Views: 5376

Trev, thank you for the excellent references. Miles article is excellent.
Now I just need to learn how to get around this site a little better.
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by silverly
Fri Dec 04, 2009 5:43 am
Forum: Exeter Hallmarks
Topic: Maker Identification Help Please
Replies: 4
Views: 5376

Exeter it is and thank you very much for that and the makers name. The main library that I normally use for this kind of thing has been torn down. Altough, their books may be available somewhere. I just don't know where that location is yet.
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by silverly
Fri Dec 04, 2009 5:14 am
Forum: Exeter Hallmarks
Topic: Maker Identification Help Please
Replies: 4
Views: 5376

Maker Identification Help Please

This fiddle pattern salt (?) spoon is about three and three quarters inches long, it has no drop on the back of the bowl and has a relatively small handle compared to the size of the bowl which may have something to with its use or mean nothing at all. I'm guessing that it has 1799/1800 Newcastle ha...
by silverly
Thu Dec 03, 2009 10:28 am
Forum: American Sterling & Coin Silver - Single Image
Topic: I think this is modern but I am not sure
Replies: 5
Views: 3616

In 1949 M (Morris) Fred Hirsch was the president of Hunt Silver Co.
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by silverly
Wed Dec 02, 2009 10:53 pm
Forum: Far East
Topic: Can anyone make out the maker??
Replies: 2
Views: 2202

It looks there is an after 1958 Russian silver mark on this piece.
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by silverly
Wed Dec 02, 2009 2:09 pm
Forum: Coin Silversmiths ~ American pre-1860
Topic: G. W. Halliwell Tablespoon
Replies: 5
Views: 5237

You're welcome Trev. Thanks for letting me know there is some value in this information. Obviously, I'd do the look ups anyway, but it's good to hear from someone every now and then.
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by silverly
Wed Dec 02, 2009 9:58 am
Forum: Coin Silversmiths ~ American pre-1860
Topic: G. W. Halliwell Tablespoon
Replies: 5
Views: 5237

George W Halliwell continued to be listed in census's and directories until 1874. George W Halliwell Jr continued the business at 290 Main along with Thomas Halliwell. The two younger Halliwells are listed in Poughkeepsie directories at the same address as before with the business name Geo W Halliwe...
by silverly
Tue Dec 01, 2009 1:10 am
Forum: Coin Silversmiths ~ American pre-1860
Topic: Silver Spoon marked James Mix Jr with Hallmark
Replies: 5
Views: 7503

James Mix continued to be listed as a jeweler in census's and directories until the year of his death which was 1907.
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by silverly
Mon Nov 30, 2009 3:31 pm
Forum: American Sterling & Coin Silver - Single Image
Topic: Harrington and Bullens--Info Required
Replies: 10
Views: 6352

You're welcome Trev.
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by silverly
Mon Nov 30, 2009 1:47 am
Forum: American Sterling & Coin Silver - Single Image
Topic: Harrington and Bullens--Info Required
Replies: 10
Views: 6352

Henry Harrington and George R Bullen are listed as dealers in jewelry and watches in Worcester, Massachusetts Directories from 1867 through 1874.
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by silverly
Fri Nov 27, 2009 9:35 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: What meaning is it?
Replies: 4
Views: 2892

The Eli Hertzberg jewelry store in San Antonio, Texas may be of interest to some. The Hertzberg business existed as an independent for just over one hundred years. If I'd looked at this post before going into San Antonio today, the Hertzberg Clock at the corner of St Mary's and Houston Street would ...
by silverly
Fri Nov 27, 2009 8:49 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: Please help me find out some info
Replies: 1
Views: 1439

Loosely resembles the Wm B Meyers Co mark found on this site, and the item fits their products.
http://www.925-1000.com/americansilver_M2.html
by silverly
Thu Nov 26, 2009 11:30 pm
Forum: Coin Silversmiths ~ American pre-1860
Topic: A.E. Noe Coin Silver Serving Spoon
Replies: 2
Views: 3702

Nothing particularly significant here so far as I know, but Alpheus E Noe was born in Raway, New Jersey in about 1822. In 1860 he was at the U S Mint in Philadelphia.
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by silverly
Wed Nov 25, 2009 9:26 pm
Forum: Coin Silversmiths ~ American pre-1860
Topic: Mark reads H.P.Ehas.
Replies: 7
Views: 6028

Duhme as the maker and Elias as the retailer does look like it is most likely. Henry P Elias was born in Wales in about 1832 and was serving a jewelry dealer apprenticeship with Joseph Draper in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1850. Henry P Elias can be found in directories and census's in Cincinnati at least u...
by silverly
Mon Nov 23, 2009 11:07 am
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: Help with Ryland & Rankin
Replies: 2
Views: 1978

Dudley Brown Ryland and Arthur John Rankin full line Lynchburg, VA jewelers from the last decade of the nineteenth century into the first decade of the twentieth century.
by silverly
Mon Nov 23, 2009 12:19 am
Forum: Coin Silversmiths ~ American pre-1860
Topic: help with A Keim, Phila
Replies: 2
Views: 2118

Alexander Keim can be found in Gopsill's Philadelphia City Directory For 1881 listed as a silversmith at 723 Bennett.
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