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FLATWARE PATTERNS         GORHAM      HOLMES & EDWARDS     INTERNATIONAL SILVER CO      KIRK STIEFF CORPORATION      ONEIDA SILVERSMITHS      REED & BARTON      1847 ROGERS BROS      TOWLE MFG CO      WALLACE SILVERSMITHS INC.     
F.S. Gilbert & Co - North Attleboro, MA F.S. Gilbert & Co - North Attleboro, MA F.S. Gilbert & Co - North Attleboro, MA F.S. GILBERT & CO - North Attleboro, MA
Active 1900-1915c
P.J. Gill / Patrick Gill & Sons Co. - Woburn, MA P.J. GILL / PATRICK GILL & SONS CO - North Attleboro, MA
Founded by Patrick J. Gill in 1911. Patrick was a silversmith and made metal religious items, like crucifixes, crosses, chalices and cruets. He was succeeded by his son Edward (also a silversmith) in the trade of religious gifts and church goods, from home wall hangings and statues to metal altar vessels and priests' vestments. The business, run by three generations of Gill's family, closed in 2011
Gist Silversmiths - Placerville, CA Gist Silversmiths - Placerville, CA
further marks in AMERICAN SILVERPLATE section
GIST SILVERSMITHS - Placerville, CA
Founded by Gary Gist in 1968 and now managed with his sons Branden and Chad. Manufacturers of western jewelry, buckles and novelties in sterling silver and silver/gold electroplated
Marks and information in AMERICAN SILVERPLATE section GLASTOBURY SILVER CO
Marks and information in AMERICAN SILVERPLATE section R.GLEASON & SONS
Marks and information in AMERICAN SILVERPLATE section W.H. GLENNY & CO
W.H. Glenny, Sons & Co - Buffalo, NY W.H. Glenny, Sons & Co - Buffalo, NY W.H. GLENNY, SONS & CO - Buffalo, NY
A department store founded in 1840 with branches in St.Paul, Elmira and Rochester. Importer of china, glass-ware, solid sterling silver, clocks, bronzes & fancy goods plated ware, etc. The Buffalo branch was active until 1898.
Marks and information in AMERICAN SILVERPLATE section GOLDFEDER SILVERWARE COMPANY INC
Gold Recovery & Refining Corp - New York, NY GOLD RECOVERY & REFINING CORP - New York, NY
Succeeded to Dunkirk Silversmiths in 1945c.
Goodnow & Jenks - Boston, MA Goodnow & Jenks - Boston, MA GOODNOW & JENKS - Boston, MA
Established in 1893 as successors to Kennard & Jenks
Gorham Corporation - Providence, RI Gorham Corporation - Providence, RI Gorham Corporation - Providence, RI Gorham Corporation - Providence, RI Gorham Corporation - Providence, RI Gorham Corporation - Providence, RI Gorham Corporation - Providence, RI
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GORHAM CORPORATION - Providence, RI
founded by Jabez Gorham (circa 1815-1818)

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Hattie Gorney - Boston, MA HATTIE GORNEY - Boston, MA
silversmith, active c. 1910s-1920s
Marks and information in AMERICAN SILVERPLATE section GOTHAM SILVER CO INC
Gould & Lewis Co. - Brooklyn, NY Gould & Lewis Co. - Brooklyn, NY GOULD & LEWIS CO - Brooklyn, NY
A 1940s partnership of Dudley M. Gould and Alexander E. Lewis
Graff Washbourne & Dunn - New York, NY Graff Washbourne & Dunn - New York, NY GRAFF, WASHBOURNE & DUNN - New York, NY
Succeeded in 1899 to Wood & Hughes. The firm was bought by Gorham Corporation in 1961
Marks and information in AMERICAN SILVERPLATE section GRAND SILVER CO
Gra-Wun Studio - Scottsdale, AZ GRA-WUN STUDIO - Scottsdale, AZ
Founded by Ray Graves (1959-2001). Maker of sterling handwrought jewelry and small items, much of it in the modernist style. A source suggests that the name Graves used on his jewelry, "Gra-Wun", is a combination of his last name and that of an early business partner. Graves was a studio artist of great renown.
Green Duck Metal Stamping Co - Chicago, IL
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GREEN DUCK METAL STAMPING CO - Chicago, IL
The Green Duck Co. was founded in Chicago in 1906 by George G. Greenburg and Harvey Ducgheisel. The "Greenduck" name was taken from the first syllables of their last names and was meant to be one word, but people tended to use it as two words, so the company became the Green Duck Metal Stamping Co. It produced various metal items such as license plates, tokens, clickers, watch fobs, and lithographed buttons. They were the makers of the official 1933 World Fair Chicago A Century of progress Souvenir Spoons made in STERLING, SILVERPLATE and "DIRIGOLD". The company changed ownership and moved from Chicago to Hernando, Mississippi in 1962. After another change of property in 1983 the Green Duck Metal Stamping Co went out of business in 2004.
C.F. Greenwood & Bro. - Norfolk, VA C.F. Greenwood & Bro. - Norfolk, VA C.F. GREENWOOD & BRO. - Norfolk, VA
Partnership of Charles F. Greenwood with his brother Martin Greenwood, Jr. (1851-1853) and later with his brother Frederick Greenwood (c.1865-1904)
Grosjean & Woodward - New York, NY GROSJEAN & WOODWARD - New York, NY
A partnership of Charles Grosjean and Eli Woodward (Boston c. 1840 and New York c. 1853). The firm was a supplier of Tiffany & Co. Out of business c. 1865
Peter Guille Ltd - New York, NY PETER GUILLE LTD - New York, NY
retailers of antique English silver and makers of antique reproduction. Peter Guille was a specialist in Old English silver, 1930-1953. Vice president Chrichton & Limited Company, New York City, 1935. President Peter Guille, Ltd. New York City, 1936-1953. Vice president Burgil Company, New York City, 1951-1970. President, Peter Guille Associates, 1953-1966.
A.T. Gunner & Co - New York, NY A.T. Gunner & Co - New York, NY A.T. GUNNER & CO - Attleboro, MA
A business started in 1920 by Albert T. Gunner. The business was closed in 1975
Gustafson Craft - Chicago, IL GUSTAFSON CRAFT - Chicago, IL
A Sweedish immigrant settled in Chicago c. 1910. In the 1930s Gustafson created the successful Oak Leaf flatware pattern. In 1945 he opened Gustafson Craft, located in Arlington Heights, manufacturing silver holloware and flatware as well as custom merchandise for distribution through Marshall Field & Company, Spaulding & Company and many other Chicago jewelers. In 1964 Gustafson Craft was closed and the dies for Oak Leaf sold to Spaulding & Company
Gyllenberg & Swanson - Boston, MA GYLLENBERG & SWANSON - Boston, MA
A 1926 partnership of Frederick J.R. Gyllenberg and Alfred H. Swanson
Frederick Gyllenberg FREDERICK GYLLENBERG
Born in Malmo (Sweden). Worked at the
Handicraft Shop. Active 1900-1932



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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   


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