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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AMERICAN STERLING SILVER MARKS
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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     
FLATWARE PATTERNS         GORHAM      HOLMES & EDWARDS     INTERNATIONAL SILVER CO      KIRK STIEFF CORPORATION      ONEIDA SILVERSMITHS      REED & BARTON      1847 ROGERS BROS      TOWLE MFG CO      WALLACE SILVERSMITHS INC.     
William F. Ladd - New York, NY William F. Ladd - New York, NY WILLIAM F. LADD - New York, NY
active c. 1827-1889. From 1839 to 1844 was partner of GELSTON, LADD & CO with George S. Gelston
Vincent LaForme - Boston, MA Vincent LaForme - Boston, MA Vincent LaForme - Boston, MA VINCENT LAFORME - Boston, MA
Established in 1844 and for a short period (1850-1854) a partnership of Francis LaForme and Vincent LaForme under the style VINCENT LAFORME & BROTHER. Their coin silver pieces were retailed by Jones Ball & Poor, Heineman & Jenkins and Bigelow Bros & Kennard. From 1877 manufacturer of silverplate. Succeeded in 1893 by his son Elmer LaForme until 1909 when was bought by Hallet & Smith
Walter Lampl - New York and Mexico WALTER LAMPL CO - New York, NY
manufacturer of jewellery and vanity items such as a combined cigarette case and make-up compact with mirror set with gems. In the late 1930s, Lampl was granted exclusive rights to produce the souvenir charms for the New York World's Fair Corporation
Marks and information in AMERICAN SILVERPLATE section LANDERS, FRARY & CLARK
Alphonse La Paglia - Meriden, CT Alphonse La Paglia - Meriden, CT Alphonse La Paglia for Georg Jensen Inc - New York
further marks in AMERICAN SILVERPLATE section
ALPHONSE LA PAGLIA - Meriden, CT
Alphonse La Paglia was born in Italy and worked in the 1940' for Georg Jensen Inc.


La Pierre Mfg Co - Newark, NJ La Pierre Mfg Co - Newark, NJ La Pierre Mfg Co - Newark, NJ
further marks in AMERICAN SILVERPLATE section
LA PIERRE MFG CO - Newark, NJ
Founded by Frank H. La Pierre in 1888 and incorporated in 1895. The business was bought in 1929 by International Silver Company
La Secla, Fried & Co - Newark, NJ LA SECLA, FRIED & CO - Newark, NJ
active c. 1909-1922
Marks and information in AMERICAN SILVERPLATE section LAVIN & LAUER CO
William Lawler - San Francisco, CA WILLIAM LAWLER - San Francisco, CA
active in San Francisco from 1854 to 1880 c.
Lebkuecher & Co - Newark, NJ LEBKUECHER & CO - Newark, NJ
active c. 1896-1909, partners Arthur E. Lebkuecher, Francis (Frank) A. Lebkuecher and Charles C. Wientge. The name was changed by law to F.A. Lester. Bought in 1918 by Eleder Co.
Lebolt & Co - Chicago, IL Lebolt & Co - Chicago, IL Lebolt & Co - Chicago, IL Lebolt & Co - Chicago, IL LEBOLT & CO - Chicago, IL
Founded by J.Myers Lebolt (1868-1944). The trademark was registered in 1908 for manufacture of silverware and jewelry. The business was continued by his son John M. Lebolt
Marks and information in AMERICAN SILVERPLATE section LEHMAN BROTHERS SILVERWARE CORP
Kark F. Leinonen - Boston, MA Kark F. Leinonen & Son- Boston, MA KARL F. LEINONEN - Boston, MA
born in Turku (Finland), in 1866, came to America in 1893. Manager of the Handicraft Shop (1901- c. 1932). In 1975 the firm was active as KARL F. LEINONEN & SON (Edwin)
Lenox Silver Inc - New York, NY Lenox Silver Inc. - New York LENOX SILVER INC - New York, NY
Active since 1950c.
Marks and information in AMERICAN SILVERPLATE section LEONARD
Marks and information in AMERICAN SILVERPLATE section LEONARD SILVER MANUFACTURING COMPANY
Ed Levin - Cambridge, New York, NY ED LEVIN - Cambridge, New York, NY
manufacturer of handmade jewelry cost-efficiently and in limited quantities (earrings, bracelets, and necklaces formed, tapered, and polished by hand). Ed Levin (born 1921) established Arts Workshop in Bennington Village in 1964 moving in 1973 to a new wholesale facility in Cambridge, New York.
Lewis Bros. - New York, NY LEWIS BROS. - New York, NY
Active c. 1896-1915



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   


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