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THE STERLING COMPANY

The firm was established in 1878 in Providence, Rhode Island, as H. Howard & Co for the manufacture of plated jewelry.
The firm changed to Howard & Scherrieble (1879) and Howard & Son (1884 - 1889).
The Sterling & Co was a new department established in 1886 for the manufacture of sterling silverware.
In 1891 the electroplated goods branch was sold to Parks Bros. & Rogers and the name of the corporation, now devoted only to the silver business, was altered to Howard Sterling Co.
In 1901 the firm went out of business and some of the patterns and dies were sold to Roger Williams Silver Company and others.


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