ITALIAN SILVERSMITHS - ARGENTIERI ITALIANI

THE 20th CENTURY MAKER'S MARKS DIRECTORY - LISTA DEI MARCHI E PUNZONI DEL '900

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ITALIAN HALLMARKING SYSTEM

The law 5 February 1934 n. 305 introduced uniformity in the shape of Italian silversmith's marks.
The new mark identifying the silversmith consisted of a lozenge containing:
number: corresponding to the number identifying the silversmith
'fascio': fascist party symbol
two letters: initials of the Province
The lozenge was coupled to an oval containing the purity degree 800 or 925 per thousand.
The Law 26 October 1944 n. 313 (Decreto Legislativo Luogotenenziale 26 Ottobre 1944 n. 313) ordered the elimination of the 'fascio' (symbol of 'fascism') maintaining into the lozenge only the number (identification of the silversmith) and the two letters (initials of the Province).
The Laws 30 January 1968 (Legge 30 gennaio 1968 n. 46) and 30 December 1970 n. 1496 (D.P.R. 30 Dicembre 1970 n. 1496) introduced new hallmarks for silver and precious metals. The mark was modified to a polygonal shape and a star was added on the left. Numbers and Province letter were maintained.
Purity degree 925, 835 and 800 per thousand were allowed and inscribed into an oval outlined mark.
This system is still in use in present days.

mark in use from 1934 to 1944 mark in use from 1944 to 1970 mark in use from 1970 to present days


THE DIRECTORY OF 20th CENTURY ITALIAN SILVERSMITHS: VC - VERCELLI
AL AR BL BO BS FE FI FO GE MI MO NA PA PD PR PV RE RO ROMA TO TS TV UD VA VC VE VI VR
#
PROV
NAME
ADDRESS
TOWN
MARK ENTERED
OUT OF BUSINESS
1
VC
ASTORE PIETRO fu Luigi Via G. Ferraris 18 VERCELLI c. 1935 out between 1955 and 1971
2
VC
BONOMI ALDO Lovario BORGOSESIA c. 1935 out between 1955 and 1971
3
VC
CASTAUDI & GAUTERO di EMANUELLI & PASTORE Via Restano, 6/8 VERCELLI 21/05/1935 active at 31/12/1971
4
VC
INFORMATION NOT AVAILABLE . . c. 1935 out between 1955 and 1971
5
VC
CODA SERAFINO di Bernardo Via P. Micca 16 BIELLA c. 1935 out between 1955 and 1971
6
VC
INFORMATION NOT AVAILABLE . . c. 1935 out between 1955 and 1971
7
VC
FOLGHERA CARLO fu Carlo Lovario BORGOSESIA c. 1935 out between 1955 and 1971
8
VC
GALLAROTTI GIOVANNI Anarona BORGOSESIA c. 1935 out between 1955 and 1971
9
VC
INFORMATION NOT AVAILABLE . . c. 1935 out between 1955 and 1971
10
VC
MARTINOTTI CAMILLO fu Alessandro Via Sella 3 VERCELLI c. 1935 out between 1955 and 1971
11
VC
MAZZUCCHELLI BIAGIO di Giovanni Vìa R. Margherita 10 BIELLA c. 1935 out between 1955 and 1971


12
VC
PANATARO MARTINO fu Carlo Via A. Cusano 5 VERCELLI c. 1935 out between 1955 and 1971
13
VC
PASSERA GIUSEPPE di EREDI PASSERA Via Torricelli, 27 VERCELLI 21/05/1935 active at 31/12/1971
14
VC
PORTANERI VITTORIO Corso Fiume, 93 VERCELLI 23/05/1935 active at 31/12/1971
15
VC
DITTA SAMBONET Via P. Micca 34 VERCELLI c. 1935 out between 1955 and 1971
16
VC
SOGNO GIUSEPPE di SOGNO GIANNINO Fraz. Isolella Via Agnona, 18 BORGOSESIA 21/05/1935 active at 31/12/1971
17
VC
ARGENTERIA VARALDA ETTORE di VARALDA ACHILLE Corso Fiume, 6 VERCELLI 21/05/1935 active at 31/12/1971
18
VC
VERCELLINO PRIMO di Lorenzo P. Cairoli 12 VERCELLI c. 1935-1951 out between 1955 and 1971
19
VC
SPADA LEONE di Luigi Via Alfieri 17 VERCELLI c. 1935-1951 out between 1955 and 1971
20
VC
MIGLIETTI ARMANDO di Balbino Via Marconi 10 BIELLA c. 1935-1951 out between 1955 and 1971
21
VC
LANZA SILVIO CARLO Via Umberto 100 BIELLA c. 1935-1951 out between 1955 and 1971
22
VC
INFORMATION NOT AVAILABLE . . c. 1935-1951 out between 1955 and 1971
23
VC
RODDA CARLO fu Francesco Via C. Alberto 158 VERCELLI c. 1935-1951 out between 1955 and 1971
24
VC
MASCHERPA ANGELO di Antonio BIELLA c. 1935-1951 out between 1955 and 1971
25
VC
PASSERA SECONDO fu Giuseppe VERCELLI c. 1935-1951 out between 1955 and 1971
26
VC
POMA MARIO Via Nigra, 14 VERCELLI 02/11/1951 active at 31/12/1971
27
VC
SOCIETA' GIOVANNI BORRI & ZUCCA Via Massua VERCELLI c. 1953-1954 out between 1955 and 1971
28
VC
INFORMATION NOT AVAILABLE . . c. 1953-1954 out between 1955 and 1971
29
VC
Fabbrica Argenteria F.LLI BORZONI fu LUIGI Via Alfieri, 21 VERCELLI 09/09/1955 active at 31/12/1971
30
VC
INFORMATION NOT AVAILABLE . . c. 1955-1961 out before 1971
31
VC
INFORMATION NOT AVAILABLE . . c. 1955-1961 out before 1971
32
VC
INFORMATION NOT AVAILABLE . . c. 1955-1961 out before 1971
33
VC
PASSERA F. LLI di PASSERA Rag. GIULIO & Geom. UMBERTO Via G. Salis, 54 ASIGLIANO 24/11/1961 active at 31/12/1971


34
VC
MAZZA ALFREDO & C. S.n.c. Via Ivrea, 14 VERCELLI 08/10/1962 active at 31/12/1971
35
VC
A.V. di MARCONDINI GIOVANNI & C. S.n.c. Via Pitagora, 26 VERCELLI 24/10/1962 active at 31/12/1971
36
VC
INFORMATION NOT AVAILABLE . . c. 1962 out before 1971
37
VC
ZUCCA GIOVANNI & C. S.n.c. Via Porzio, 21 VERCELLI 11/03/1963 active at 31/12/1971
38
VC
BORRI G. di BORRI & SCHIAVINO S. n. c. Via S. Pancrazio, ang. via Pistoia VERCELLI 28/05/1963 active at 31/12/1971
39
VC
INFORMATION NOT AVAILABLE . . c. 1963 out before 1971
40
VC
ARGENTERIA L.A.M. di SEGRE & C. S.n.c. Via Mentana, 20 VERCELLI 01/06/1967 active at 31/12/1971
41
VC
FARE' LUIGI Via Olcenengo, 21 VERCELLI 21/11/1967 active at 31/12/1971
42
VC
LODIGIANI FRANCO di LODIGIANI GIANNI Via Lucca, 12 VERCELLI 19/04/1968 active at 31/12/1971
43
VC
VERCELLINO LORENZO Via A. Bodo,6 VERCELLI 23/04/1968 active at 31/12/1971
44
VC
ARPOS di BAUCE' AGOSTINO & FIGLIO S.n.c. Via Tricerro, 2 VERCELLI 30/04/1968 active at 31/12/1971
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