CONTINENTAL SILVER PLATE
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Orfèvrerie ERCUIS
Orfèvrerie ERCUIS mark Orfèvrerie ERCUIS mark
Paris, France
Founded in 1867 by Adrien Céleste Pillon (Ercuis is the name of a little village of the Oise). After his bankruptcy (1870) the venture was revived by George Maës, glass cutter in Clichy. The company turns to arts of the table; coffee and tea sets silver plated metal or, silver cutlery massive. He opens stores in Paris, in province and abroad. The mark "Ercuis" and its punch "the Centaur" are universally known. The factory is still active in present days.
Heinrich ERHARDT
Geislingen, Germany
Eugene FERNER
Eugene FERNER mark
Schwabisch-Gmund, Germany
FLEITMANN & WITTE

Schwerte, Germany
1880-1869. Founded by Theodor Fleitmann
S.Christian FOGH
S.Christian FOGH mark
Copenhagen, Denmark
1947-1973
FRAGET
FRAGET mark FRAGET mark FRAGET mark FRAGET mark FRAGET mark - courtesy of Prof. David N. Nikogosyan
Warsaw, Poland
Founded by Alphonse (Alfons) and Joseph (in Polish, Józef) Fraget in 1824. In 1939 the Fraget company stopped its activity.






Armand FRENAIS
Armand FRENAIS mark
France
Metal Parisien (trade mark)


Fratelli GALBIATI
Fratelli GAlBIATI - GaLbiati Guido mark




Milan, Italy
Succeeded to Galbiati Guido, Via Trebbia 6, Milan
Fratelli GALBIATI - Galbiati Guido mark
GERHARDI & CO
GERHARDI & CO mark
Geislingen, Germany
Founded in 1800 by Richard Gerhardi in Lüdenscheid.
From 1888 the factory was managed by Carl Steinweg and from 1902 the firm cooperated with great names such as Peter Behrens, Maurice Dufrène (France), Albert Reimann, Albin Müller, Joseph Maria Olbrich, Paul Haustein and Gottlieb Heintel (Berlin).
The factory closed in 1930.
GEROFABRIEK NV
GEROFABRIEK NV mark GEROFABRIEK NV mark GEROFABRIEK NV mark GEROFABRIEK NV mark GEROFABRIEK NV mark
Zeist, Netherlands
Founded in 1909 as M. J. Gerritsen & Co. In 1925 Gerofabriek NV became the official name of the company (NV is an acromym for Naamloze Vennootschap). In 1986 Gerofabriek became part of Van Kempen & Begeer of Zoetermeer, Holland (still in business).
"90" is a quality mark indicating that 90 grams of silver were used to plate 12 spoons and 12 forks.
GULDSMEDSAKTIEBOLAGET (GAB)
GULDSMEDSAKTIEBOLAGET (GAB) mark
Stockolm, Sweden
Founded in Eskilstuna in 1869


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