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



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AMERICAN STERLING SILVER HALLMARKS - ALPHABETICAL LISTING OF MAKERS:
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HOW TO READ, DECRYPT AND IDENTIFY THE MARKS
ON AMERICAN STERLING SILVER

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.     
Marks and information in AMERICAN SILVERPLATE section HIBBARD, SPENCER, BARTLETT & CO
Hickok Mfg Co - Rochester, NY HICKOK MFG CO - Rochester, NY
active c. 1910
Hickok-Matthews Company - Newark, NJ Hickok-Matthews Company - Newark, NJ HICKOK-MATTHEWS COMPANY - Newark, NJ
Formed in the 1930s by the merger of
Eleder-Hickok Company and the Matthews Company. They were bought by Wolfgang Schroth in 1965
Charles F. Hill - Owego, NY CHARLES F. HILL - Owego, NY
apprenticed to Julius Hollister. active as silversmith c.1850-c.1880
H.Himmels Silverware Manufactory - New Orleans, LA A. HIMMELS SILVERWARE MANUFACTORY - New Orleans, LA
In the 1850s Adolphe Himmel (died 1877) was the supplier of silverware to the retail firm Hyde & Goodrich
Hipp & Coburn - Chicago, IL HIPP & COBURN CO - Chicago, IL
M.Fred Hirsch Co. Inc. - Jersey City, NJ M.Fred Hirsch Co. Inc. - Jersey City, NJ M.Fred Hirsch Co. Inc. - Jersey City, NJ M.Fred Hirsch Co. Inc. - Jersey City, NJ M. FRED HIRSCH CO INC - Jersey City, NJ
Active 1920-1945 c.
Hirsch & Oppenheimer - Chicago, IL Hirsch & Oppenheimer - Chicago, IL HIRSCH & OPPENHEIMER - Chicago, IL
Active c. 1904-1922
Hodgson, Kennard & Co. - Magnolia, MA Hodgson, Kennard & Co. - Magnolia, MA HODGSON, KENNARD & Co - Magnolia, MA
A partnership of Edgar W. Hodson and Arthur Wood Kennard (c.1895-c.1940)
Holland's - San Angelo, TX HOLLAND'S - San Angelo, TX
jewelry business established by Chase Holland in San Angelo, Texas in 1918. The manufacture of sterling western accessories and jewelry began in 1936 with the introduction of the "spur clip" tie clip. The success of the spur jewelry led to the creation of the famous Holland's buckles and other western accessories. All buckles are die struck in Sterling Silver or solid 14 or 18 karat gold
Julius Hollister - Oswego, NY Julius Hollister - Owego, NY JULIUS HOLLISTER - Owego, NY
Founded by Julius Hollister in 1846. Out of business in 1905
Wm. B. Kerr & Co - Newark, NJ
further marks in AMERICAN SILVERPLATE section
HOLMES & EDWARDS SILVER CO - Bridgeport, CT
Started in 1882. Taken over by International Silver Company in 1898

HOLMES & EDWARDS: HISTORY, MARKS, OLD ADVERTISEMENTS
Marks and information in AMERICAN SILVERPLATE section HOLMES & TUTTLE MFG. CO,
Marks and information in AMERICAN SILVERPLATE section HOLMES, BOOTH & HAYDENS
Marks and information in AMERICAN SILVERPLATE section HOMAN MANUFACTURING COMPANY
Home Decorators Inc. - Newark, NY
further marks in AMERICAN SILVERPLATE section
HOME DECORATORS INC. - Newark, NY
Active 1940s/1950s
Geo. E. Homer - Boston, MA Geo. E. Homer - Boston, MA GEO. E. HOMER - Boston, MA
A jewelry business established in Boston in 1875 by George E. Homer and his brother Joseph J. Additional stores were opened in Providence RI, Portland ME, Lowell, Taunton and Ayer,MA. The firm acted mostly as retailer but many souvenir spoons bear the Homer trademark (GEH interwined)
Jacob Hookaylo - Newark, NY JACOB HOOKAYLO - Newark, NY
Active at 15 Mechanics Street, Newark c.1920
Marks and information in AMERICAN SILVERPLATE section HOPEWELL SILVER COMPANY
Hotchkiss & Schreuder Syracuse, NY Hotchkiss & Schreuder Syracuse, NY Hotchkiss & Schreuder Syracuse, NY Hotchkiss & Schreuder Syracuse, NY Hotchkiss & Schreuder Syracuse, NY Hotchkiss & Schreuder Syracuse, NY Hotchkiss & Schreuder Syracuse, NY HOTCHKISS & SCHREUDER - Syracuse, NY
Founded in 1857 as Hotchkiss & Schreuder by David Hotchkiss and Andrew B. Schreuder. The business became A.B Schreuber in 1871, Syracuse Silver Manufacturing Co in 1895, Lesser & Rheinauer in 1897 and was closed in 1898


HOTCHKISS & SCHREUDER: HISTORY, MARKS & FLATWARE PATTERNS


Howard & Co. - New York Howard & Co. - New York HOWARD & CO - New York
Established in 1866. Out of business about 1922
Howard Sterling Co - Providence, RI Howard Sterling Co - Providence, RI Howard Sterling Co - Providence, RI HOWARD STERLING CO. - Providence, RI
Founded in 1878 as Howard & Co, became Howard & Scherrieble from 1879 to 1884 when the name changed to Howard & Son. In 1891 the firm changed to its final name Howard Sterling Co until c. 1901 when it went out of business (succeeded by
Roger Williams Silver Co).
Marks and information in AMERICAN SILVERPLATE section J.B. HUDSON
Walter Hunold - Providence, RI WALTER HUNOLD - Providence, RI
Active 1903-1925. For a short period Nussbaum & Hunold (c.1920)
George J. Hunt - Boston, MA George J. Hunt - Boston, MA GEORGE J. HUNT - Boston, MA
born (1865-1947) and trained in England, emigrated in the United States in 1885. Hunt was noted as a member of the Society of Arts and Crafts at Boston and spent a period in partnership with
James T. Woolley at 79, Chestnut Street, Boston as "Hunt & Woolley". He opened his own shop in 1905 and taught metal classes at the Boston Museum School (1905-1942). Hunt entered his hallmark at Chester Assay Office in UK
Hunt Silver Company - New York & Chicago Hunt Silver Company - Sheffield Hunt - Hallmark Co  - New York HUNT SILVER COMPANY - New York & Chicago
HUNT - HALLMARK CO. - New York
Hunt Silver Co., of Sheffield, England. They had distributors in New York and Chicago and were in business in the 1930s and 1940s. In 1954 Hunt Silver Co. Inc. merged with Hallmark Silversmiths Inc. to form Hunt - Hallmark Co.
J H Hutchinson & Co - Portsmouth, NH J.H. HUTCHINSON & CO - Portsmouth, NH
Active in early 1900s
Hyde & Goodrich - New Orleans, LA HYDE & GOODRICH - New Orleans, LA
Founded in the first quarter of the 19th century by James N. Hyde and C.W. Goodrich. The firm acted primarily as retailer and went out of business in 1866. It was succeeded by Thomas Griswold & Co



AMERICAN SILVER PLATE AND ELECTROPLATED SILVER - ALPHABETICAL LISTING OF MAKERS
AMERICAN SILVERPLATE MARKS
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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   


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