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by silvercrown
Tue May 31, 2005 3:36 pm
Forum: Mexican Silversmiths
Topic: MATL: Matilde Eugenia Poulat & Ricardo Salas
Replies: 2
Views: 4974

Matilde Poulat opened her shop in 1934. She apparently used both the script and block letters during the same time period. The MS-12 registry number, which is assigned to Ricardo Salas. would date the piece to no earlier than 1980. The eagle numbers used by Ms. Poulat are 1, 121 and 129. Silvercrown
by silvercrown
Sun May 29, 2005 6:57 am
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: Help me ID this mark
Replies: 3
Views: 4297

Tiffany & Co. did mark T & Co at one time, but the mark did not look like the one on your spoon. That said, that could only be a space issue on the spoon that would not allow for the mark. If you could include a photo of the front of the spoon, we could probably tell you with more assurance ...
by silvercrown
Thu May 26, 2005 7:36 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: Newbie without a Clue - Any help appreciated
Replies: 5
Views: 4909

Your dish was made by J. Wagner & Son, Inc. of New York, NY. They were first listed in the jewelry trades in 1909 and not listed after 1965. The original name of the company was Central Sterling Co. They were manufacturers of sterling silver holloware.

Silvercrown
by silvercrown
Sat May 21, 2005 11:34 am
Forum: Coin Silversmiths ~ American pre-1860
Topic: J.Hollister/pure coin spoons
Replies: 7
Views: 8887

Your spoon was made by Julius Hollister born in 1818 in Glastonbury, Hartford, CT. He worked with Oliver Seymour in Hartford, CT, c.1845 as Seymour & Oliver. He alswo worked in Oswego, New York and for a while in Greenfield, MA. He may have also been associated with the Griswald Brothers of Midd...
by silvercrown
Sat May 21, 2005 11:11 am
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: Help with ID please - horse head, crab, pelicans on dish
Replies: 2
Views: 3169

Your dish was made by Friedman Silver Co, Inc. of Brooklyn, NY. Dorothy Rainwater's book "American Silver Manufacturers and Their Marks", states that they were "creators of fne holloware since 1908". They were purchased by Gorham in 1960. I agree with Tom that if it is not marked Sterling or 925, it...
by silvercrown
Thu May 19, 2005 4:00 pm
Forum: Arts & Crafts Smiths ~ American Handwrought after-1900
Topic: Sterling Handcrafted Repousse Plate/Tray Repousse Pinecones
Replies: 1
Views: 6704

Sterling Handcrafted Repousse Plate/Tray Repousse Pinecones

I found this at a flea market over the weekend. It is a hand hammered plate or tray. It measures 9 5/8" across and weighs a full pound and 2.7 oz. It is stamped in two places on the back "Sterling". It has a conjoined "HR" maker's mark pictured below. The maker's mark almost...
by silvercrown
Tue May 10, 2005 10:27 am
Forum: Coin Silversmiths ~ American pre-1860
Topic: Help With Marks on Three Coin Silver Serving Spoons
Replies: 0
Views: 4393

Help With Marks on Three Coin Silver Serving Spoons

Argent, thanks again for all the wonderful information!

Silvercrown
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