A SMALL COLLECTION OF ANTIQUE SILVER
AND OBJECTS OF VERTU
THE WHAT IS? SILVER DICTIONARY

SITES WHERE SILVERWARE
WAS MANUFACTURED AND TRADED:
HENRY BIRKS & SONS

Henry Birks (1840-1928) began his activity as junior partner and manager of Savage & Lyman and after the liquidation of the firm established in 1870 his own activity as Henry Birks & Co.
In 1887 the firm opened its first factory to produce jewelry and in 1893 became Henry Birks & Sons, admitting to full partnership William Massey, John Henry and Gerald Walter Birks.
Henry Birks & Sons Ltd was incorporated in 1905.

FACTORIES, PLANTS, SALESROOMS,SHOPS AND WORKSHOPS: OLD IMAGES
Henry Birks & Sons: Head Office, Montreal Henry Birks & Sons: Head Office, Montreal

Head Office, Montreal (left).
Ottawa, Winniped, Vancouver branches and Montreal factory (right)


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