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Postby Macknie » Sat Dec 01, 2018 11:07 pm

GEORGE CLINTON

Kingston, Jamaica

My 5th great grandfather George Clinton (jeweler and silversmith). In the marriage record for my 4th Great grandparents, Edward Manning Paplay and Jane Clinton on January 26 or 29th, 1791, it said that she was the daughter of George Clinton, Jeweler, and his burial announcement from 08 October 1789 in Kingston says he was a silversmith.

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Postby dognose » Sun Dec 02, 2018 4:31 am

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Postby dognose » Mon Feb 18, 2019 5:56 am

Henry Estinghausen, of the Attleboro Jewelry Co., arrived home on the 28th inst. from a ten weeks’ trip to Balize, British Honduras, Jamaica, Venezuela and the islands of Barbados. He had excellent trade everywhere except in Jamaica, where the jewelers would not purchase American goods on account of their not being “Hall marked. ” as are goods of English manufacture.

Source: The Jewelers' Circular - 1st September 1897

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Postby dognose » Wed May 01, 2019 2:06 pm

MACES FOR ST. VINCENT AND ST. LUCIA


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These two fine pieces of regalia have been designed and manufactured for the Legislative Councils of St. Vincent and St. Lucia by the Crown jewellers, Messrs. Garrard and Co. Ltd. They weigh some 220 ozs troy each, and stand about 5ft. in height in silver heavily watergilt.

Their production, which was entirely by hand and mainly the work of one craftsman, took some nine months to complete.

For transportation they are each provided with a massive polished teak case fitted and lined with blue cloth.

They are magnificent examples of the silversmith's art and a happy reminder that given the opportunity, the British craftsman can still produce the finest work in the world.


Source: The Nambour Chronicle - 4th February 1949

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Postby dognose » Mon Jun 17, 2019 2:37 am

THE EDUCATIONAL SUPPLY Co.

16, KIng Street, Kingston, Jamaica


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The Educational Supply Co. - Kingston, Jamaica - 1906

W.R. Gillies, Manager.

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LA CASA BORBOLLA

Compostela 52, Habana


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La Casa Borbolla - Havana - 1923

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SPRITZER & FUHRMANN (Aruba) Ltd.

Nassaustraat, Oranjestad and Mainstreet, San Nicolas, Aruba, Netherlands Antilles


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Spritzer & Fuhrmann - Aruba, N.A. - 1960

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THE PEARL OF THE ORIENT

Oranjestad and San Nicolas, Aruba, Netherlands Antilles


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The Pearl of the Orient - Aruba, N.A. - 1960

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SPRITZER & FUHRMANN (Aruba) Ltd.

Nassaustraat, Oranjestad and Mainstreet, San Nicolas, Aruba, Netherlands Antilles


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Spritzer & Fuhrmann - Aruba, N.A. - 1952

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Postby dognose » Sat Aug 29, 2020 6:32 am

E.V. HOFFMANN

188, Harbour Street, Kingston, Jamaica


E.V. Hoffman was recorded as a Jeweller, Watchmaker, and dealer in curios and souvenirs of the Island in The Commercial Directory of Jamaica for 1910

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Postby dognose » Sat Aug 29, 2020 6:41 am

S.J. BONITTO

3, West Street, Port Antonio, Jamaica


S.J. Bonitto was recorded as a Jeweller, Watchmaker, and Graduate Optician in The Commercial Directory of Jamaica for 1910

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