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SITES WHERE SILVERWARE WAS MANUFACTURED AND TRADED:
HIBBARD, SPENCER, BARTLETT & CO - CHICAGO

The business was created in 1855 by William Hibbard as Tuttle, Hibbard Co and changed to Hibbard, Spencer & Co in 1860.
In 1882 A.C. Bartlett joined the firm and the name changed to Hibbard, Spencer, Bartlett & Co.
In its plated silver holloware, flatware and tableware the firm used the trade mark O.V.B. (Our Very Best).
In 1962 Hibbard, Spencer, Bartlett & Co. was sold to John Cotter & Co.

Hibbard, Spencer, Bartlett & Co, Chicago: OVB trade mark Hibbard, Spencer, Bartlett & Co, Chicago: OVB trade mark Hibbard, Spencer, Bartlett & Co, Chicago: sterling silver flatware in a 1918 catalog

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Hibbard, Spencer, Bartlett & Co, Chicago: main store and warehouse
Hibbard, Spencer, Bartlett & Co, Chicago: main store and warehouse

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