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

SITES WHERE SILVERWARE
WAS MANUFACTURED AND TRADED:
ROCKFORD SILVER PLATE COMPANY

FACTORIES, PLANTS, SALESROOMS,SHOPS AND WORKSHOPS: OLD IMAGES

Succeeded to Racine Silver Plate Co in 1882.
Bought in 1925 by Raymond Sheets, became Sheets-Rockford Silver Plate Co in 1925 (until c. 1956).
The firm made silverware for the United States Jewelers' Guild (also called Jewelers' Crown Guild) which sold only through jewelry stores.
Rockford Silver Plate Company, Rockford, Ill.: c. 1924 factory image


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