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Re: Scottish Advertisements and Information

Postby dognose » Sun Aug 30, 2020 1:28 pm

DAVID GRAY

44, High Street, later, 1, Church Place, later, 27, Castle Street, later, 53, High Street, later, 12, Church Place, later, 8, Church Place, later, 83, High Street, later, Queensberry Square, Dumfries


Examples of the work and mark of David Gray:

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Fouled Anchor - Unicorn's Head - G - Fouled Anchor - DG


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Fouled Anchor - Unicorn's Head - Fouled Anchor - G - DG



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Unicorn's Head - G - Fouled Anchor - DG

David Gray started his career in Edinburgh, serving his apprenticeship under James Douglas, and possibly as a journeyman with Joseph Pearson of Dumfries, before starting on his own account at Dumfries in 1814.

David Gray was twice married, firstly to Elizabeth Murray, and secondly to Elizabeth Rome. He died on the 2nd January 1841, aged 63 years.

David Gray registered his mark with the Edinburgh Assay Office.

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Re: Scottish Advertisements and Information

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PETER GOULD

The Arcade, Pitlochry


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P. Gould - Pitlochry - 1912

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Noted as being the business of Lt. Col. John James Lamb OBE in 1987.

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JAMES HENDERSON

29, South Bridge Street, Edinburgh and High Street, Penicuik, Midlothian


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James Henderson - Edinburgh - 1887

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James Henderson - Edinburgh - 1891

Established in 1865.

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Re: Scottish Advertisements and Information

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W.C. SHAW

Royal Bank Buildings, 92, Buchanan Street and South Exchange Place, Glasgow


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W.C. Shaw - Glasgow - 1860

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W.C. Shaw - Glasgow - 1861

This may, or may not, be William Clark Shaw, see: viewtopic.php?f=38&t=31210&p=134677&hilit=shaw#p134677

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Re: Scottish Advertisements and Information

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SCOTIA MANUFACTURING JEWELLERS Ltd.

Alexander Street, Victoria Park, Dunoon, Argyll


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Scotia Manufacturing Jewellery Limited - Dunoon - 1979


The business of Waclaw Lojko, I.S. Horn, and W. McKissock.

Scotia Manufacturing Jewellery Ltd. entered their marks, 'SMJ' and 'S.M.J', with the Edinburgh Assay Office.

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Re: Scottish Advertisements and Information

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JOHN F.B. DONALDSON

10, North Bridge and 92, West Bow, Edinburgh

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J.F.B. Donaldson - Edinburgh - 1867

Successor to J. Millar.

See: viewtopic.php?f=38&t=31210&p=83062#p83062

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Re: Scottish Advertisements and Information

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SISTER NOTRE DAME

Glasgow


An example of the work of Sister Notre Dame, a student at the Glasgow School of Art:

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This image is from 1916.

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Re: Scottish Advertisements and Information

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WILLIAM CHRISTIE

M'Ewen's Buildings, 18, Port Street, Stirling

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William Christie - Stirling - 1886

William Christie entered his mark, 'W.C', contained within an oblong punch, with the Edinburgh Assay Office in c.1852.

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Re: Scottish Advertisements and Information

Postby dognose » Thu Nov 12, 2020 1:37 pm

MUIR & SONS

160, Argyle Street, Glasgow



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Muir & Sons - Glasgow - box detail

Muir & Sons entered their marks, 'M&S', with the Glasgow Assay Office.

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Re: Scottish Advertisements and Information

Postby dognose » Sun Nov 22, 2020 7:17 am

META NAPIER BROWN

Edinburgh


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An example of the work and mark of Meta Napier Brown:

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M.N.B - Edinburgh - 1895

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M.N.B

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Re: Scottish Advertisements and Information

Postby dognose » Sun Nov 29, 2020 7:48 am

BRITISH BUTTNER SALES Ltd.

49, Queen Street, Glasgow


One of Scotland's leading souvenir firms, British Buttner Sales Ltd., will be exhibiting Celtic jewellery and glassware at the Enterprise Scotland '64 exhibition, to be held in Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, from 3rd to 19th September.


Source: Jeweller and Metalworker - 15th June 1964

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Re: Scottish Advertisements and Information

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JOHN MACKENZIE

Cromwell Street, Stornoway


DISSOLUTIONS OF PARTNERSHIP

MACKENZIE, John (Margaret M'Kenzie and Angus MACLEOD), Watchmakers and Jewelers, CROMWELL-STREET, Stornoway. March 22nd. Debts by Angus Macleod, who continues in his own name.


Source: The Watchmaker, Jeweller and Silversmith - 1st May 1893

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Re: Scottish Advertisements and Information

Postby dognose » Tue Dec 08, 2020 5:58 am

LINDSAY & PAISLEY Ltd.

Buchanan Street and 25, Gordon Street, Glasgow



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Lindsay & Paisley, Ltd. - Glasgow - 1921

See: viewtopic.php?f=38&t=31210&p=117408&hilit=paisley+lindsay#p117408

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