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DERBY SILVER COMPANY

The firm was founded in Derby (Birmingham), CT, in 1873 purchasing the tools and materials from the Walcottville flatware factory of the Redfield & Rice Manufacturing Co which had gone bankrupt in 1872.
Initially the firm continued the production of flatware obtaining various U.S. patents for new flatware designs.
From the late 1870s the firm moved towards the manufacture of holloware producing a wide variety of items, including a large line of plated tablewares and dresserwares.
Derby Silver Co was one of the original firms which formed the International Silver Co in 1898.

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