THE DIRECTORY OF AUSTRALIA SILVERSMITHS
MARKS AND HALLMARKS OF AUSTRALIAN SILVER

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AUSTRALIAN SILVERSMITHS 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 NOT IDENTIFIED
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EAVES John H.
New South Wales, Sydney
active 1880s/1890s
EDWARDS William
EDWARDS EDWARDS EDWARDS EDWARDS
Victoria, Melbourne
active 1850s/1860s
John EMMERTON & Son
Victoria, Geelong
active 1880s/1920s



FAIRFAX & ROBERTS
FAIRFAX & ROBERTS
New South Wales, Sydney
active since 1920s
FIDLER & KENDRICK
South Australia, Adelaide
active 1920s
FIRNHABER Charles Edward
FIRNHABER Charles Edward FIRNHABER Charles Edward FIRNHABER Charles Edward
South Australia, Adelaide
active 1850s/1870s



FISCHER Edward Francis Gunter
FISCHER Edward Francis Gunter
Victoria, Geelong
active 1850s/1910s
FLAVELLE & BRUSH
New South Wales, Sydney
active 1840s
FLAVELLE & ROBERTS
New South Wales, Sydney
active 1880s/1890s
FLAVELLE BROS
New South Wales, Sydney
active 1850s
FLAVELLE BROS & CO
New South Wales, Sydney
active 1850s/1860s
FLAVELLE BROS & ROBERTS
New South Wales, Sydney
active 1860s/1880s
FLAVELLE BROS. LTD.
New South Wales, Sydney
active 1900ss



J.HAMMERTON & SON
J.HAMMERTON & SON J.HAMMERTON & SON
Victoria, Geelong
active 1880s/1920s. Hammerton family is still in business but has changed location to Mildura, Victoria. Ryan Hammerton is the fourth generation silversmith in the family
J.HAMMERTON & SON: an ancient advertisement
HARDY Bros. Ltd.
HARDY Bros. Ltd.
New South Wales, Sydney
active since 1850s
HARLEY Walter
HARDY Bros. Ltd.
New South Wales, Sydney
active 1820s
HOLLINGDALE Edward Joseph
HOLLINGDALE Edward Joseph
New South Wales, Sydney
born 1821 - died 1882



HALLMARKS OF ENGLISH SILVER - MAKER'S MARK IDENTIFICATION
ALPHABETICAL LISTING
OF SILVERSMITHS' NAMES
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
THE DIRECTORY OF CAPE SILVERSMITHS A - C D - I J - M N - T U - Z
THE DIRECTORY OF CHANNEL ISLANDS SILVERSMITHS A - F G - H I - P Q - Z unidentified makers
CANADIAN SILVERSMITHS 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
BRITISH TOWN MARKS AND DATE LETTERS
AUSTRALIA AND ITS SILVER - A BRIEF HISTORY
 1841 map of Australia Colony
Australia in the 19th century was made up of six separate colonies, New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania, Queensland and Western Australia, South Australia (including, at this time, also the Northern Territories).
In term of working silversmiths only three colonies supported any number of craftsmen, namely South Wales capital, Sydney, Victoria, capital Melbourne and South Australia capital, Adelaide.
In the first half of the 19th century inhabitants of Australia were few tenths of thousands and pre 1850 Australian silver by comparison to colonial silver in general must be considered very rare.
Most working silversmiths with retail business carried imported silver or plated items as current stock and locally produced items were manufactured only to fulfill immediate orders (as presentation trophies) when the waiting time to order pieces from England was too long.
No form of official mark or date letter system was introduced into the hallmarking of Australian silver.

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