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TRADE NAMES OF BRITISH SILVERPLATE
(from ADELPHI to BRITANOID)

E.P.N.S. (Electroplated Nickel Silver) and EPBM (Electroplated Britannia Metal) are the most common names attributed to silver plate items.
EPNS and EPBM are names used by the generality of the manufacturers but many other customized names were adopted.
The objective of British manufacturers was to present their product as "something special", despite that the metal was substantially the same and the electroplating process entirely similar.
Following this commercial strategy, silverplate makers devised a variety of trade names to stamp on their products next to or in substitution of the trade mark.
A wide array of "fantasy" names was adopted but many of them were derived from the firm's name (Martinoid, Culfonia, Leviathan, etc.) or from geographical locations (Bengal silver, Nevada silver, Brazilian silver, Britanoid, etc.).
Further information can be obtained using the link on maker's name.
Adolph Scott, AMNORA advertisement





THE DIRECTORY OF TRADE NAMES OF BRITISH ELECTROPLATED SILVER FROM ADELPHI TO BRITANOID


from ADELPHI to BRITANOID     from CARDINAL to LUNAR     from MAJESTIC to REGENT     from REGIS to YEOMAN    

ADELPHI PLATE

Adelphi trade name: James Hardy & Co Ltd - Aberdeen

Adelphi trade name: James Hardy & Co Ltd - Aberdeen JAMES HARDY & CO LTD
ALPHA PLATE

Alpha trade name: Harrison Brothers & Howson - Sheffield
Alpha trade name: Harrison Brothers & Howson - Sheffield HARRISON BROTHERS & HOWSON
ALPHROID

Alphroid trade name: Harrison Brothers & Howson - Sheffield
Alphroid trade name: Harrison Brothers & Howson - Sheffield HARRISON BROTHERS & HOWSON
AMBASSADOR PLATE

Ambassador trade name: Gladwin Ltd - Sheffield
Ambassador trade name: Gladwin Ltd - Sheffield GLADWIN LTD
AMNORA PLATE

Amnora trade name: Adolph Scott - Birmingham
Amnora trade name: Adolph Scott - Birmingham ADOLPH SCOTT




ANGLE PLATE

Angle trade name: William Hutton & Sons - Sheffield
Angle trade name: William Hutton & Sons - Sheffield WILLIAM HUTTON & SONS
ANGLOID

Angloid trade name: unidentified maker
Angloid trade name: unidentified maker UNIDENTIFIED MAKER
ARGYLE PLATE

Argyle trade name: John Sanderson & Son - Sheffield
Argyle trade name: John Sanderson & Son - Sheffield JOHN SANDERSON & SON
ARROW PLATE

Arrow trade name: William Hutton & Sons - Sheffield
Arrow trade name: William Hutton & Sons - Sheffield WILLIAM HUTTON & SONS




ARUNDEL PLATE

Arundel trade name: C.W: Fletcher & Sons - Sheffield
Arundel trade name: C.W: Fletcher & Sons - Sheffield CW FLETCHER & SONS
AUSTRALIAN PLATE

Australian trade name: Naylor, Clark & Co - Birmingham
Australian trade name: Naylor, Clark & Co - Birmingham Australian trade name: Naylor, Clark & Co - Birmingham NAYLOR, CLARK & CO
BEACON PLATE

Beacon trade name: unidentified maker
Beacon trade name: unidentified maker UNIDENTIFIED MAKER
BENARES

Benares trade name: John Round & Son - Sheffield
Benares trade name: John Round & Son - Sheffield JOHN ROUND & SON
BENGAL SILVER

Bengal trade name: Daniel & Arter - Birmingham
Bengal trade name: Daniel & Arter - Birmingham DANIEL & ARTER




BERESFORD PLATE

Beresford trade name: James Beresford & Co - Birmingham
Beresford trade name: James Beresford & Co - Birmingham JAMES BERESFORD & CO
BONANZA SILVER

Bonanza trade name: unidentified maker
Bonanza trade name: unidentified maker UNIDENTIFIED MAKER
BRAZILIAN SILVER

Brazilian trade name: Daniel & Arter - Birmingham
Brazilian trade name: Daniel & Arter - Birmingham DANIEL & ARTER
BRITANOID

Britanoid trade name: Barker Brothers Silversmiths Ltd - Birmingham
Britanoid trade name: Barker Brothers Silversmiths Ltd - Birmingham BARKER BROTHERS SILVERSMITHS LTD




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