Dating mappin webb silver plate marks
"The first public sale of cutlery under the auspices of the Table Cutlery Manufacturers' Association of the United States comprising the Beaver Falls Cutlery Company, Landers, Frary Clark, John Russel Cutlery Company, Meriden Cutlery Company, Chicago Cutlery Manufacturing Company, and Lamson Goodnow Manufacturing Company was begun yesterday." You can read the whole article in here.
The New Your Times had this to say about the Company in 1877.
It is just a small record of my experiences, hunting, researching and playing with silver and silver plate. If you do find it useful please feel free to leave a comment. It helped form the International Silver Company in 1898. It is not the same company as the Meriden Britannia Company.
One of the most frustrating parts of silver collecting it the lack of research data compiled in one place. If you use any information here please leave a link to the post for others.
1905 CORNELIUS SAUNDERS & FRANCIS SHEPHERD Price £145 An attractive little sterling silver collectors item.
1906 COOPER BROTHERS Price £145 A good set of 6 antique sterling silver spoons in the attractive feather edge pattern.
Mappin & Webb: sterling silver hallmarks, silver plate marks, silverplate trademarks, old MAPPIN & WEBB SILVER PLATE DATE LETTER MARKS. Překlady z češtiny do angličtiny, francouzštiny, němčiny, španělštiny, italštiny, ruštiny, slovenštiny a naopak.
This blog is an exploration of silver and silver plate.
Circa 1920 Price £165 A pretty little silver bird cage with a model bird on a perch, complete with tall stand. A vintage silver plate and glass cocktail shaker with a cockerel on the front. 1950's model height 23 cms - this one has a cork fitting see bottom photos. 1930 Price £175 An attractive silver plated wine basket with double twisted rope handle and basket weave body. First formed for creating Britannia (white metal) Hollowware. (who used the 1847 Rogers Brothers mark from Hartford) -the mess of "Rogerses" is something we will seek to unravel later. (Similar names is an issue that has often been a source of confusion to me don't even get me started on flatware manufacturers) The formation of the International Silver Company helped to consolidate these companies but it still used a variety of marks from the companies that formed it to indicate levels of quality. A Few Facts (these will be on the test): The Meriden Silver Plate Co. Each has hand engraved initials in old fashioned script. This is the same Throne that is in Westminster Abbey and on which every English Monarch has been crowned since. A model silver throne with pseudo panelled wood construction, gothic pierced sides and legs in the form of standing lions. Had sales offices in New York, Chicago, and San Fransisco. 1898 - One of the founding members, and leading organizers of the International Silver Company. The Meriden Britannia Company's marks were used until the 1930's. This site is also a great resource for the collector.