AMERICAN STERLING SILVER MARKS
MARKS AND HALLMARKS OF USA AND CANADA MANUFACTURERS OF SILVER HOLLOWWARE, FLATWARE AND JEWELRY



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HOW TO READ, DECRYPT AND IDENTIFY THE MARKS
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LITERAL MARKS - INITIAL LETTERS    A     B     C     D     E     F     G     H     I     J     K     L     M     N     O     P     Q     R     S     T     U     V     W     X     Y     Z     
AMERICAN SILVERSMITHS         ALVIN CORPORATION      BLACK, STARR & FROST       J.E.CALDWELL & CO    CLEMENS FRIEDELL    WILLIAM GALE    GORHAM      HOLMES & EDWARDS    HOTCHKISS & SCHREUDER    INTERNATIONAL SILVER CO      KIRK STIEFF      DANIEL LOW & CO      LUNT SILVERSMITHS      MAUSER MFG. CO      MERIDEN BRITANNIA CO      POOLE SILVER CO      REED & BARTON      BERNARD RICE'S SONS      ROGERS      GEORGE W. SHIEBLER & CO      SHREVE, CRUMP & LOW      SIMPSON, HALL, MILLER & CO      WILLIAM SPRATLING      ARTHUR STONE      TIFFANY & CO      TOWLE      TUTTLE SILVERSMITHS     WALLACE      WATSON COMPANY      E.G. WEBSTER & SON     WHITING MFG CO     WILCOX SILVER PLATE CO
FLATWARE PATTERNS         GORHAM      HOLMES & EDWARDS     INTERNATIONAL SILVER CO      KIRK STIEFF CORPORATION      ONEIDA SILVERSMITHS      REED & BARTON      1847 ROGERS BROS      TOWLE MFG CO      WALLACE SILVERSMITHS INC.     


EAGLE SILVER CO
Marks and information in AMERICAN SILVERPLATE section
Eagle Sterling Co - Glastonbury, CT

EAGLE STERLING CO - Glastonbury, CT
succeeded in 1894 to W.L. & H.E. Pitkin. Out of business c. 1900s
Easterling Company - Chicago, IL

EASTERLING COMPANY - Chicago, IL
A direct sale company founded in 1944

Eastwood-Park Company - Newark, NJ

EASTWOOD-PARK COMPANY - Newark, NJ
Active from c. 1909 to 1922
Anna Eicher - Park Ridge, IL

ANNA EICHER - Park Ridge, IL
Active c.1900-1925 as manufacturer of handwrought Arts & Crafts silverware
EISENBERG-LOZANO
Marks and information in AMERICAN SILVERPLATE section
M. EISENSTADT JEWELRY CO
Marks and information in AMERICAN SILVERPLATE section
Electric Chain Company of Canada - Toronto, Ontario, Canada

ELECTRIC CHAIN COMPANY OF CANADA - Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Founded in 1916. Out of business about 1950
Eleder-Hickok Co - Newark, NJ

ELEDER-HICKOK CO - Newark, NJ
Succeeded in 1922 to Eleder Co which in 1918, through F.A. Lester, had taken the original
Lebkuecher & Co. They continued to use the old Lebkuecher mark. In 1931 merged with Matthews Company to form the Hickok-Matthews Company
William R. Elfers - New York, NY William R. Elfers - New York, NY

WILLIAM R. ELFERS INC. - New York, NY
manufacturer of sterling silver holloware, candlesticks, vases, salt and pepper shakers, etc. Active 1897-1932
Elgin-American Mfg Co - Elgin, IL

ELGIN-AMERICAN MANUFACTURING COMPANY - Elgin, IL
manufacturer of Maine souvenirs, smoking sets, jewel cases, bracelets, dresser sets, match safes, novelties and silver plated flatware. Became a division of Illinois Watch Case Company c. 1950
Elgin Silversmith Co. Inc- - New York

ELGIN SILVERSMITHS CO INC - New York
Operated as
Ludwig, Reidlich & Co until 1895 and later as Redlich & Co. Purchased by Elgin Silversmith Inc. Co. in 1946.
P.W. Ellis & Co - Toronto, Ontario, Canada P.W. Ellis & Co - Toronto, Ontario, Canada P.W. Ellis & Co - Toronto, Ontario, Canada


P.W. ELLIS & CO - Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Active 1872/1928.Situated at 4 Toronto Street (1879). In 1872 the partners were the twin brothers Philip W. Ellis and Matthew C. Ellis, joined in 1890 by George Ellis. Ellis was sued by Gorham in 1904 because the trade mark was very similar to that of the American firm, and their flatware patterns also had a striking resemblance to those of the Gorham Company. The case was heard in Toronto and Ellis & Co. won. The company was the largest wholesale jewelry business in the country and continued its activity until 1928, when it was liquidated and taken over by Birks.
further marks and information in
AMERICAN SILVERPLATE section

ELLIS-BARKER SILVER COMPANIES
Marks and information in AMERICAN SILVERPLATE section
Ellmore Silver Co. Inc. - Meriden, CT Ellmore Silver Co. Inc. - Meriden, CT Ellmore Silver Co. Inc. - Meriden, CT

ELLMORE SILVER CO INC - Meriden, CT
Founded in 1935. Out of business in 1960. It took over the
W. & S. Blackington Co (1938), Frank M. Whiting Co.and Concord Silversmiths (c.1939) and the Amston Silver Co. (c.1940)

EMPIRE ART METAL WORKS
Marks and information in AMERICAN SILVERPLATE section
Empire Silver Co. Inc.- Brooklyn, NY

EMPIRE SILVER CO - Brooklyn, NY
Active from 1946. Acquired by Lifetime Brands in 2014
EMPIRE SILVER PLATE CO
Marks and information in AMERICAN SILVERPLATE section
ENGLISH SILVER MFG CORP
Marks and information in AMERICAN SILVERPLATE section
ENSKO - New York, NY

ENSKO - New York, NY
Active 1878-1970. Manufacturer of quality silver reproductions
Eoff & Sheperd retailed by Ball, Black & Company - New York, NY

EOFF & SHEPERD - New York, NY
Active in the 1850s. Its production was also retailed by Ball, Black & Company
Ruth M. Erickson -
Cleveland, OH

RUTH M. ERICKSON - Cleveland, OH
Active 1939-1976. Maker of handmade jewelry, flatware and holloware
ESSEX SILVER CO
Marks and information in AMERICAN SILVERPLATE section
ETON SILVER INC.
Marks and information in AMERICAN SILVERPLATE section
EUREKA MFG.CO
Marks and information in AMERICAN SILVERPLATE section
Evans Case Co - North Attleboro, MA

EVANS CASE & CO - North Attleboro, MA
Active since the 1920s. Became a division of the Hilsingor Corp.



AMERICAN SILVER PLATE AND ELECTROPLATED SILVER - ALPHABETICAL LISTING OF MAKERS
AMERICAN SILVERPLATE MARKS
Aa / Al      Am / Az      Ba / Bh      Bi / Bz      C      D      E      F      G      H      I      J      K      L      Ma / Mh      Mi / Mz      N      O      P      Q      Ra / Rn      Ro / Rz      Sa / Sl      Sm / Sz      T      U      V      Wa / Wd      We / Wz      X      Y      Z     

HOW TO READ, DECRYPT AND IDENTIFY THE MARKS
ON AMERICAN SILVERPLATE AND ELECTROPLATED SILVER


SILVER MANUFACTURERS: MARKS, HISTORY AND INFORMATION
Peter Charles Faberge mark    Gorham Athenic hallmark    International Silver Company mark    Georg Jensen hallmark 1945-1951    Kirk & Son mark    Meriden Britannia Company mark    Reed & Barton mark    Rogers Bros mark    Tiffany hallmarks    Towle Silversmiths mark    Wallace Silversmiths mark    Wiener Werkstatte monogram    WMF hallmarks   
Fabergé    Gorham    International Silver Co    Georg Jensen    Kirk Stieff    Meriden Britannia    Reed & Barton    Rogers    Tiffany & Co    Towle    Wallace    Wiener Werkstatte    WMF   


This is a page of A Small Collection of Antique Silver and Objects of vertu, a 1000 pages richly illustrated website offering all you need to know about antique silver, sterling silver, silverplate, sheffield plate, electroplate silver, silverware, flatware, tea services and tea complements, marks and hallmarks, articles, books, auction catalogs, famous silversmiths (Tiffany, Gorham, Jensen, Elkington, WMF, Reed & Barton, Mappin & Webb, Bateman Family), history, oddities ...
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