JFT in a crossed Pickaxe and Shovel

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MsJMoody
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JFT in a crossed Pickaxe and Shovel

Postby MsJMoody » Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:04 pm

When I first glanced at it I thought it was a Joseph Mayer and Bros. souvenir spoon but after further inspection the letters were different.

I did find that Joseph Mayer and Bros. were eventually taken over by E.J. Towle Mfg. Co. but the mark for E. J. Towle Mfg. Co has the E to the right T in the middle and J on the left of the crossed pickaxe and shovel.

The marking on this spoon shows a J on the right F or E in the middle and a T on the right.


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Any ideas of who this might be or if it is a variation mark for E.J. Towle Mfg. Co.

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Re: JFT in a crossed Pickaxe and Shovel

Postby WarrenKundis » Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:36 pm

Good evening,

Was also confused by this mark then found an entry in silverflatewarefashions.com for E.J. Towle Mfs. Co. Note the two marks have different positions for the same letter. T over E and J then E over J and T.

https://www.sterlingflatwarefashions.co ... /SST4.html

Hope this helps.
Warren

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Re: JFT in a crossed Pickaxe and Shovel

Postby MsJMoody » Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:21 am

Thank you Warren!

That is the only reference I have ever seen to that second type of mark for them.

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Re: JFT in a crossed Pickaxe and Shovel

Postby WarrenKundis » Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:43 am

Your very welcome Moody,

Always happy to be of some service. Had actually given up the search, was working on another mark when I stumbled on this entry.

Warren


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