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

FIGURAL AND LITERAL TRADE MARKS
ON AMERICAN SILVER
fantastical entities, horses, human figures, lions


The trademark (or trade mark) is a distinctive sign or indicator used by an individual, business organization, or other legal entity to signify that the products or services, to consumers with which the trademark appears, originate from a unique source, and to distinguish its products or services from those of other entities.
In many cases the manufacturers of American electroplated or sterling silver did not use the firm name in their trade mark, preferring a figural or a graphic symbol, often accompanied by the initials of the firm (one or more).
This feature, while often obtaining a pleasing visual effect, makes difficult the identification of the manufacturer.
The objective of these pages is to offer a quick reference to the directory listing the manufacturers in alphabetic order.
Click on the mark to obtain a wider image and on the silversmith's name to read further details about the manufacturer (location, activity, dates, etc.)



FIGURAL MARK: FANTASTICAL ENTITIES
trade mark: REDLICH & CO

REDLICH & CO
New York, NY

trade mark: CRESCENT SILVERWARE MFG CO INC

(C) CRESCENT SILVERWARE MFG CO INC
Port Jervis, NY

trade mark: DUNKIRK SILVERSMITHS INC

(D) DUNKIRK SILVERSMITHS INC
Meriden, CT

trade mark: P.H. LOCKLIN & SONS

P.H. LOCKLIN & SONS
New York, NY

trade mark: HARTFORD STERLING COMPANY

(HS) HARTFORD STERLING COMPANY
Philadelphia, PA

trade mark: MALTBY STEVENS & CURTIS CO

(MSC) MALTBY STEVENS & CURTIS CO
Willingford CT

trade mark: OXFORD SILVERSMITHS CO trade mark: OXFORD SILVERSMITHS CO

(O S C) OXFORD SILVERSMITHS CO
New York

trade mark: LAWRENCE B. SMITH CO

LAWRENCE B. SMITH CO
Boston, MA

trade mark: ALVIN CORPORATION

ALVIN CORPORATION
Providence RI

trade mark: THEODORE B. STARR

THEODORE B. STARR
New York, NY



FIGURAL MARK: HORSES AND UNICORNS
trade mark: FRIEDMAN SILVER CO INC

FRIEDMAN SILVER CO INC
Brooklyn NY

trade mark: THE MAUSER MANUFACTURING COMPANY

THE MAUSER MANUFACTURING COMPANY
New York

trade mark: REVERE SILVER CO

REVERE SILVER CO
Brooklyn, NY

trade mark: THE WALDO FOUNDRY

THE WALDO FOUNDRY
Bridgeport, CT

trade mark: HARTFORD STERLING COMPANY

(HSCo) HARTFORD STERLING COMPANY
Philadelphia, PA

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FIGURAL MARK: HUMAN FIGURESS
trade mark: MT. VERNON COMPANY SILVERSMITHS INC

MT. VERNON COMPANY SILVERSMITHS INC
Mount Vernon, NY

trade mark: FRIEDMAN SILVER CO INC

FRIEDMAN SILVER CO INC
Brooklyn NY

trade mark: KNICKERBOCKER SILVER CO

(KSCo) KNICKERBOCKER SILVER CO
Port Jervis NY

trade mark: SHEFFIELD SILVER CO

SHEFFIELD SILVER CO
Brooklyn NY



FIGURAL MARK: LIONS
trade mark: BARBOUR SILVER CO

BARBOUR SILVER CO
Hartford CT

trade mark: JB & SM KNOWLES CO

JB & SM KNOWLES CO
Providence, RI

trade mark: LEHMAN BROTHERS SILVERWARE CORP

LEHMAN BROTHERS SILVERWARE CORP
New York, NY

trade mark: TOWLE SILVERSMITHS

TOWLE SILVERSMITHS
Newburyport, MA

trade mark: BENEDICT MFG CO

(BMCo) BENEDICT MFG CO
East Syracuse, New York

trade mark: P.W. ELLIS & CO

(E) P.W. ELLIS & CO
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

trade mark: ELLMORE SILVER CO INC trade mark: ELLMORE SILVER CO INC

(E) ELLMORE SILVER CO INC
Meriden, CT

trade mark: GORHAM CORPORATION trade mark: GORHAM CORPORATION

(G) GORHAM CORPORATION
Providence, RI

trade mark: PETER L. KRIDER CO

(K) PETER L. KRIDER CO
Philadelphia, PA

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trade mark: REED & BARTON

(R) REED & BARTON
Taunton, MA

trade mark: RODEN BROS LTD

(R) RODEN BROS LTD
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

trade mark: GEORGE B. SHARP

(S) GEORGE B. SHARP
Philadelphia, PA

trade mark: FRANK W. SMITH SILVER CO INC

(S) FRANK W. SMITH SILVER CO INC
Gardner, MA

trade mark: WATSON COMPANY

(W) WATSON COMPANY
Attleboro, MA

trade mark: WENDELL MANUFACTURING COMPANY

(W) WENDELL MANUFACTURING COMPANY
Chicago, IL

trade mark: WHITING MANUFACTURING COMPANY trade mark: WHITING MANUFACTURING COMPANY

(W) WHITING MANUFACTURING COMPANY
New York, NY

trade mark: W. & S. BLACKINTON CO

(W SB) W. & S. BLACKINTON CO
Meriden CT



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