Information Regarding the Derby Silver Co.

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Information Regarding the Derby Silver Co.

Postby dognose » Sun Oct 23, 2016 3:24 pm

A topic for recording information regarding the Derby Silver Co., of Birmingham, Connecticut.

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If you have any details of the above company, advertisements, examples of their work, etc., anything that you are willing to share, then here's the place to post it.

See: http://www.925-1000.com/silverplate_D.html

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Postby dognose » Sun Oct 23, 2016 3:28 pm

The employes of the Derby Silver Co.’s factory have decided to take part in the Fourth of July celebration in a body. They expect to turn out from 200 to 250 men with decorated floats, etc.

Source: The Jewelers' Circular and Horological Review - 21st June 1893

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Postby dognose » Mon Oct 24, 2016 3:23 am

The Derby Silver Company will close their works on the 30th of this month until the 16th of July.

Source: Meriden Daily Republican - 14th June 1883

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Re: Information Regarding the Derby Silver Co.

Postby dognose » Sun Oct 30, 2016 3:43 am

Lucien Rockwell, Paymaster at the Meriden Silver Plate Co., has left, and goes to the Derby Silver Plate Co.

Source: Meriden Daily Republican - 25th July 1881

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Re: Information Regarding the Derby Silver Co.

Postby dognose » Mon Oct 31, 2016 4:20 am

To-morrow the Derby Silver Plate company nine come over to Wallingford to play the Simpson, Hall, Miller Co. nine. A week ago the latter went over to Derby and the score was in their favor 4 to 3.

Source: Meriden Daily Republican - 1st August 1884

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Re: Information Regarding the Derby Silver Co.

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Derby Silver Company - Birmingham, Conn. - 1883

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Derby Silver Company - Birmingham, Conn. - 1883

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Postby dognose » Thu Nov 10, 2016 3:10 pm

The foremen of all the departments of the Derby Silver factory, with their wives and friends to the number of forty, were entertained by president W. J. Miller, at his handsome home at South End, Wednesday evening.

Source: The Jewelers' Circular and Horological Review - 1st February 1893

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Derby Silver Co. - Birmingham, Conn. - 1891

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Postby dognose » Sat Nov 12, 2016 5:29 am

Derby Silver Co. trade marks from 1883:

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Derby Silver Company - Birmingham, Conn. - 1883

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Re: Information Regarding the Derby Silver Co.

Postby dognose » Tue Nov 15, 2016 4:59 am

The annual meeting of the stockholders of the Derby Silver Co., Birmingham, Conn , resulted in the choice of the following officers : Watson J. Miller, President and Manager ; Wesley L. Clark, Secretary and Treasurer ; and Edward N. Shelton, George W. Cheeseman, Aaron R. Smith, Wm. E. Downes, W. J. Miller and T. H. Newcomb, Board of Directors. The business of the past year, under the able management of Mr. Miller, has been highly satisfactory, and the prospects for the ensuing year were never brighter for the company.

Source: The Jewelers' Circular and Horological Review - March 1890

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Derby Silver Company - Birmingham, Conn. - 1883

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Re: Information Regarding the Derby Silver Co.

Postby dognose » Sat Nov 26, 2016 12:13 pm

A Guarantee label from the Derby Silver Co.:

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Derby Silver Company - Birmingham, Conn. - 1883

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Re: Information Regarding the Derby Silver Co.

Postby dognose » Mon Dec 12, 2016 4:30 am

E. T. Baker, formerly traveling for the Derby Silver Company, has associated himself with the house of Baird & Dillon.

Source: The Jewelers’ Circular and Horologlcal Review - April 1885

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Derby Silver Co. - Birmingham, Conn. - 1891

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Re: Information Regarding the Derby Silver Co.

Postby dognose » Sun Dec 18, 2016 6:01 am

A handsome picture has just been received by the Derby Silver Co., Birmingham, from B. S. Clarke, one of their traveling salesmen, which shows the exhibition made by Mr. Clarke, of the Derby Silver Co.’s wares at the Continental Hotel, Philadelphia, Pa., a few weeks since. The display took up two of the largest parlors in the house. The exhibition was pronounced by the Philadelphia newspapers to be the finest ever shown there.

Source: The Jewelers' Circular and Horological Review - 2nd December 1891

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Re: Information Regarding the Derby Silver Co.

Postby dognose » Mon Dec 19, 2016 12:20 pm

LAVATORY SET


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The accompanying cuts represent one of the leading novelties of the Derby Silver Co., Birmingham, Conn., and 25 Maiden Lane, New York. It is called a lavatory set, and consists of three pieces, a soap dish, mug and tooth-brush holder. They make an elegant ornament for the washstand or bathroom, having already been introduced into some of the finest hotels and residences in the land. The designs are in the usual attractive style of Derby plated ware.

Source: The Jewelers' Circular and Horological Review - 25th November 1891

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Re: Information Regarding the Derby Silver Co.

Postby dognose » Fri Dec 23, 2016 7:15 am

An interesting feature of the great parade of the G. A. R. in Washington last week were the three bodies of veterans Chadeayne, of the Union Veterans’ Union, and Kellogg and Redshaw Posts, G. A. R., many of whose members are employes of the Derby Silver Co., and all of whom carried elegant silver-headed canes, which were the generous gift of president W. J. Miller, of the Derby Silver Co.

Source: The Jewelers' Circular and Horological Review - 28th September 1892

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Re: Information Regarding the Derby Silver Co.

Postby dognose » Fri Jan 13, 2017 3:16 pm

The Derby Silver Co. have purchased land on Bridge St. from the Ousatonic Water Co., and contemplate building an addition to their plant.

Source: The Jewelers' Circular and Horological Review - 1st March 1893

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Re: Information Regarding the Derby Silver Co.

Postby dognose » Tue Jan 31, 2017 6:38 am

Watson J. Miller, president of the Derby Silver Co., has been elected a member of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company, of Boston.

Source: The Jewelers' Circular and Horological Review - 25th September 1895

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