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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David JONES Ltd.
David JONES Ltd.
New South Wales, Sydney
active since 1920s
JONES Evan
JONES Evan JONES Evan
New South Wales, Sydney
born 1846 - died 1917
JOSEPHSON Jacob
Jacob Josephson
c. 1820



M. KENDRICK or FIDLER AND KENDRICK (possibly)
M. KENDRICK or FIDLER AND KENDRICK (possibly) M. KENDRICK or FIDLER AND KENDRICK (possibly)
South Australia, Adelaide
active 1920s
KERR William
KERR William
New South Wales, Sydney
active 1870s/1930s



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KILPATRICK & CO
KILPATRICK & CO
Victoria, Melbourne
active 1850s/1900s
LAMB Richard
LAMB Richard
New South Wales, Sydney
active 1830s/1850s



LEVINY Ernest
Victoria, Castlemaine
active 1850s
LYNN Felix
LYNN Felix LYNN Felix
New South Wales, Sydney
active 1830s



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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