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Wallace trade mark

FLATWARE PATTERNS
WALLACE SILVERSMITHS INC.

The founder of the firm was Robert Wallace who, after his apprenticeship to Captain William Mix, began in 1833 his own manufacture of Britannia (a pewter alloy) spoons. In 1834 Wallace started the manufacture of spoons in German silver, supplying his production to Hall, Elton & Co until 1849.
In 1849 Wallace entered in partnership with J.B. Pomeroy manufacturing German silver spoons on contract for Fred R. Curtis & Co of Hartford and Britannia spoons for Hall, Elton & Co and Edgar Atwater of Wallingford.
In 1855 was formed the R. Wallace & Co in partnership with Samuel Simpson, H.C. Wilcox, W.W. Lyman and Isaac C. Lewis (partners in the Meriden Britannia Co).
In 1865 a new contract was made and the firm was organised under the name of Wallace, Simpson & Co.
Robert Wallace took in 1870 the entire control of the firm and the corporate name changed again to R.Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. in partnership with his sons Robert B. and William J. and his son-in-law W.J. Leavenworth.
In 1875 was founded the Wallace Brothers, a co-partnership of Robert Wallace, his sons Robert B., William J., Henry L., George H., Frank A. and his sons-in-law W.J. Leavenworth and D.E. Morris. The firm manufactured silverplate flatware on a base of cast steel and silverplated holloware. The holloware production ceased in 1879 and Wallace Brothers was acquired by the corporation of R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co.
The firm opened a plant in Canada (Cookshire, Quebec) in 1924. The Canadian branch was incorporated in 1945 as R. Wallace & Sons of Canada Ltd (sold in 1964).
In the 1950s the firm bought Watson Company of Attleboro, Tuttle Silver Company and Smith & Smith, changing its name to Wallace Silversmiths in 1956.
Wallace Silversmiths was purchased in 1959 by Hamilton Watch Company. In 1971 it became a division of H.M.W. Industry and in 1983 a Subsidiary of Katy Industries Inc.
In 1986 the business was acquired by Syratech Corporation.






WALLACE STERLING SILVER PATTERNS

FRENCH REGENCY
first production 1986



French Regency pattern: Wallace 1986

GRAND COLONIAL
first production 1942



Grand Colonial pattern: Wallace 1942

GRANDE BAROQUE
first production 1941



Grande Baroque pattern: Wallace 1941

GRAND VICTORIAN
first production 1973



Grand Victorian pattern: Wallace 1973

GOLDEN GRANDE BAROQUE
first production 1991


Golden Grande Baroque pattern: Wallace 1991

GOLDEN AEGEAN WEAVE
first production 1971


Golden Aegean weave pattern: Wallace 1971

IRIAN
first production 1902



Irian pattern: Wallace 1902

IRVING
first production 1900



Irving pattern: Wallace 1900




LA REINE
first production 1921


La Reine pattern: Wallace 1921

LOUVRE
first production 1893


Louvre pattern: Wallace 1893

LUCERNE
first production 1896


Lucerne pattern: Wallace 1896

MEADOW ROSE
first production 1907


Meadow Rose pattern: Wallace 1907

OLD ATLANTA
first production 1975



Old Atlanta Baroque pattern: Wallace 1975

ORCHID ELEGANCE
first production 1956



Orchid Elegance weave pattern: Wallace 1956

PEONY
first production 1906



Peony pattern: Wallace 1906

ROMANCE OF THE SEA
first production 1950



Romance of the Sea pattern: Wallace 1950




ROSE POINT
first production 1934



Rose point pattern: Wallace 1934

SHENANDOAH
first production 1966



Shenandoah pattern: Wallace 1966

SILVER SWIRL
first production 1955



Silver Swirl pattern: Wallace 1955

SIR CHRISTOPHER
first production 1936


Sir Christopher pattern: Wallace 1936




SPANISH LACE
first production 1964




Spanish Lace pattern: Wallace 1964

STRADIVARI
first production 1937




Stradivari weave pattern: Wallace 1937

VIOLET
first production 1904



Violet pattern: Wallace 1904

WALTZ OF THE SPRING
first production 1952



Waltz of the Spring pattern: Wallace 1952





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