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by silverly
Thu Nov 19, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: British Hallmarks - Single Image
Topic: George Hape Sterling Date Mark
Replies: 8
Views: 641

Re: George Hape Sterling Date Mark

shub33 wrote:Is it my imagination that the duty mark looks like King George III?


Silver Jubilee of King George V.
by silverly
Wed Nov 18, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: BRIDGE, John (Grimwade pgs. 448, 738)
Replies: 0
Views: 397

BRIDGE, John (Grimwade pgs. 448, 738)

22 May 1834 John Bridge of Ludgate Hill in the City of London Jeweller will proved at London. Reference: TNA PROB 11/1831/89

Associated thread: viewtopic.php?f=61&t=26271&p=185738#p185738
by silverly
Wed Nov 18, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: John Bridge / John Gawler Bridge
Replies: 10
Views: 5677

Re: John Bridge / John Gawler Bridge

22 May 1834 John Bridge of Ludgate Hill in the City of London will proved at London. Reference: TNA PROB 11/1831/89

If you haven't already had a look at this will, there is a wealth of family information in it. It is available through the U K National Archives or Ancestry.com.
by silverly
Wed Nov 18, 2020 1:26 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: HILLBACK, Matthew (Grimwade p.374)
Replies: 2
Views: 1340

Re: HILLBACK, Matthew (Grimwade p.374)

15 July 1777 Matthew Hillback of the Parish of Saint Mary Staining London Widower and Goldsmith alleged his intention to marry Mary Carrington a Spinster aged 21 years and upward.
by silverly
Tue Nov 17, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: WHICHELOW, John (Grimwade p.373)
Replies: 0
Views: 266

WHICHELOW, John (Grimwade p.373)

1 March 1769 John son of Thomas Whichelow of Wallingford in the County of Berks Malster apprenticed to Ralph Ayscough (Grimwade p.427) of Ludgate Street London Goldsmith.
by silverly
Wed Nov 11, 2020 12:44 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: NEWCOMB, Joseph and William Henry (Grimwade p.372)
Replies: 1
Views: 1299

Re: NEWCOMB, Joseph and William Henry (Grimwade p.372)

18 May 1854 Joseph Newcomb of Hounslow in the County of Middlesex Watchmaker will proved at London.

(I don't know where this gentleman fits among the Joseph Newcombs of this time, but there he is.)
by silverly
Sun Nov 08, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: Coin Silversmiths ~ American pre-1860
Topic: Tifft & Whiting Coin Silver Dinner Knives
Replies: 4
Views: 467

Re: Tifft & Whiting Coin Silver Dinner Knives

silverly wrote:They are very nice looking solid silver knives.

Sorry, blades in particular.
by silverly
Sun Nov 08, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: Coin Silversmiths ~ American pre-1860
Topic: Tifft & Whiting Coin Silver Dinner Knives
Replies: 4
Views: 467

Re: Tifft & Whiting Coin Silver Dinner Knives

They are very nice looking solid silver knives.
by silverly
Sat Nov 07, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: BROGDEN, John (Grimwade p.363)
Replies: 2
Views: 1542

Re: BROGDEN, John (Grimwade p.363)

27 October 1787 John son of John Brogden of White Chapel Street Middlesex Peruke Maker apprenticed to William Present Silversmith and Goldsmith of London. 4 March 1789 John Brogden with the consent of the parties turned over to Thomas Blake of The Old Bailey London Jeweller. (For any that may wonder...
by silverly
Fri Nov 06, 2020 1:06 pm
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: BIRKENHEAD, James (Grimwade p.283, 363)
Replies: 1
Views: 1164

Re: BIRKENHEAD, James (Grimwade p.283, 363)

11 May 1763 James Birkenhead of Dean's Court Westminster Jeweller paid apprentice indenture duty for William Wheatley.

1782 London Poll Book lists James Birkenhead Weaver at 31 Gutter Lane.
by silverly
Thu Nov 05, 2020 10:05 am
Forum: Grimwade's Biographies ~ Updates
Topic: PARIS, George (Grimwade p.362)
Replies: 0
Views: 437

PARIS, George (Grimwade p.362)

2 May 1770 George son of George Paris Kings Row Blacks fields Surry County Mariner apprenticed to Lewis Bentoiment of Carey Lane Jeweller.
by silverly
Wed Nov 04, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: Gold Marks - Worldwide
Topic: Help ID mark: Silver engagement ring
Replies: 6
Views: 1056

Re: Help ID mark: Silver engagement ring

AG2012 wrote:Hi,
It is not silver but white gold, fineness 14 K or .585 or 58% gold in the alloy.
Regards


Agreed, the American Jewelry forum should work>
by silverly
Wed Nov 04, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Gold Marks - Worldwide
Topic: Help ID mark: Silver engagement ring
Replies: 6
Views: 1056

Re: Help ID mark: Silver engagement ring

Oh, and welcome to the forum.
by silverly
Wed Nov 04, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: Gold Marks - Worldwide
Topic: Help ID mark: Silver engagement ring
Replies: 6
Views: 1056

Re: Help ID mark: Silver engagement ring

This may or may not be about this particular item because the age doesn't necessarily fit, but here's is what the USPTO has about the mark: Word Mark RGC Goods and Services (CANCELLED) IC 014. US 002 027 028 050. G & S: jewelry. FIRST USE: 19830427. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 19830427 Mark Drawing C...
by silverly
Sun Nov 01, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: American Jewelry
Topic: Hat Brooch GLW
Replies: 1
Views: 315

Re: Hat Brooch GLW

silverly wrote: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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Maybe just a stylized "G," or what?
by silverly
Fri Oct 30, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Coin Silversmiths ~ American pre-1860
Topic: unknown initial/character markings
Replies: 1
Views: 437

Re: unknown initial/character markings

Welcome to the forum. I don't mind being wrong in this case, but to me it doesn't look like American or solid silver. Hopefully others will shed some light on your inquiry.
by silverly
Wed Oct 21, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: American Jewelry
Topic: Hat Brooch GLW
Replies: 1
Views: 315

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: 1
Views: 424

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: 3861

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: 3861

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 ...

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