Online Encyclopedia of Silver Marks, Hallmarks & Maker's Marks

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howard Howard & Co.
New York, NY ~ 1866 - 1922
High quality sterling.

howard Howard Sterling Company
Providence, RI ~ 1878 - 1922
Makers of sterling pattern flatware and souvenir spoons beginning in 1886, out of business by 1902. Many of their pattern dies went to the Roger Williams Silver Co.

American Silver Marks George A. Hoyt
Albany, NY
Active c.1822 - 1846

James A. Hoyt
Troy, NY
Active c.1838 - 1850

Seymour Hoyt
New York, NY
Active c.1817 - 1850, S. Hoyt & Co. c.1842

Richard Huntington
Springfield, MA & Utica, NY
(b.1786 - d.1855) Active c.1811 - 1823 in Springfield & 1823 - 1855 in Utica. At some point in Utica, in partnership of Huntington & Packard

International Silver Co.
Meriden, Connecticut ~ 1898 - Present
Major manufacturer, full line sterling and plated flatware & holloware.

Isaacson, Allen & Co.
Location unknown
Mid nineteenth century

A.Jacobi A. Jacobi
Baltimore, Maryland ~ 1879 - 1890
makers of Baltimore Style repousse

Jacobi & Co.
Baltimore, Maryland ~ 1890 - 1894
Successors to A.Jacobi - makers of Baltimore Style repousse

Jacobi & Jenkins Jacobi & Jenkins
Baltimore, Maryland ~ 1894 - 1908
Successors to Jacobi & Co. - makers of Baltimore Style repousse

Jenkins & Jenkins Jenkins & Jenkins
Baltimore, Maryland ~ 1908 - c.1915
Successors to Jacobi & Jenkins - makers of Baltimore Style repousse

Lewis E. Jenks
Boston, Massachusetts ~ 1875 1885
Succeeded by Kennard & Jenks

Jensen U.S.A. George Jensen Inc. U.S.A.
New York 1941 - 1950

Frederick Lunning's firm, designers included Alphonse Lapaglia, Joan Polsdorfer and Madeline Turner. Some original Jensen designs were produced.

Johnson & Godley
Albany, NY
Active c.1843 - 1850. Samuel Johnson & Richard Godley

Jones & Bally
Location Unknown
Working second quarter 19th century.

Jones, Shreve, Brown & Co.
Boston, Massachusetts
Active c. 1854
Precursor to Shreve, Brown & Co. who became Shreve, Crump & Low in 1869.

J. W. E.
Location Unknown
Probably eighteenth century.

The Kalo Shop
Chicago, Illinois ~ 1900 - 1970
Important maker of handwrought Arts & Crafts sterling holloware, flatware, jewelry and novelties.

Kennard & Jenks
Boston, Massachusetts ~ 1876 -1880
Successors to Lewis E. Jenks, absorbed into Gorham in 1880.

Kent Silversmiths
New York, New York ~ 1936 - Present?
Manufacturers and importers sterling & silverplate.

Wm. B. Kerr & Co.
Newark, New Jersey - Ca.1880's - 1927 (Merged into Gorham)
Well Regarded for Art Nouveau Jewelry and Vanity items.

Edward & David Kinsey
Cincinnati, OH
Active c.1844 - 1861

George Kippen
Bridgeport, CT & Albany, NY
(b.1790 - d.1845) Active c.1820s & 30's

Kirk & Smith
Baltimore, MD
Active c.1818 - 1823. Samuel Kirk & John Smith

Kirk Samuel Kirk
Baltimore, Maryland
1815 - 1979

see > Kirk Marks & Dates

Knowles J.B. & S.M. Knowles
Providence, R.I.
1875 - 1905
Successors to Knowles & Ladd
Manufacturers of sterling flatware, holloware & novelties, made some very good small silver. Purchased by Mauser Mfg. in 1905

Peter L. Krider
Philadelphia, Pa. ca.1850 - 1903
Quality maker of flatware and holloware. Succeeded by Simons Bros.

T. Lafoy
Location Unknown
Active second quarter 19th century.

C. Lamond Fils
Montreal, Canada ~ c. 1928 - c. 1970
Sterling souvenir spoons, some enamel work. Acquired the dies of the defunct Caron Bros. around 1930.

La Pierre Mfg. Co.
New York, NY & Newark, NJ ~ 1888 - Present
Sterling novelties and vanity items, a division of International Silver since 1929.

Lebkuecher Lebkuecher & Co
Newark, New Jersey -- c.1896 - 1909
Later became the Eleder - Hickock Co.

Nicholas Le Huray Jr.
Philadelphia, PA
Active c.1821 - 1846

Karl F. Leinonen
Boston, Massachusetts ~ 1901 - Present
Head smith at the Handicraft Shop, independant shop sometime after 1932
which became Karl F. Leinonen & Sons.

Knight Leverett
Boston, MA
(b.1703 - d.1753)

Lewis & Smith
Philadelphia, PA
Active c.1805 - 1811

Lincoln & Foss
Boston, MA
Active c.1850

William C. Little
Newburyport, MA
(b.1745 - d.1816)

Jonathan L. Locke
Titusville, Pennsylvania ~ (b.1901 - d.1974)
This mark was used c.1950 - 1968. Mr. Locke began as an apprentice with Joel F. Hewes in 1914 and spent his entire working life in the shop. On Hewes' retirement in the early 1950's, Locke took over the shop and changed the mark stamp to match. Small shop, well made handwrought hammered work.

V. Lollo
Brooklyn, New York ~ c.1950's
Manufacturers of sterling holloware, often spun and weighted.

Benjamin B. Lord
Pittsfield, MA & Rutland, VT
(b.1770 - d.1843) Active c.1796 - 1807, later as B. B. Lord & Co.

Joseph Loring
Boston, MA
(b.1743 - d.1815) Active c.1770s - 90's

John J. Low
Boston, MA
(b.1800 - d.1876) active ca. 1820's. Later a partner in J. J. Low & Co. - Low, Ball & Co. - Shreve, Crump & Low

Lunt Lunt Silversmiths
Greenfield, Massachussetts -- 1901 - Present
Until 1935, the name was Rogers, Lunt & Bowlen

J. Stuart MacDonald
Baltimore, Maryland ~ ca1900 - 1921
Sterling and plated ware.

manchester Manchester Silver Co.
Providence, Rhode Island -- 1887 - 1985
Flatware & holloware, purchased by Boardman in 1985

William Mannerback
Reading, PA
Active c.1820 - 1835

Marcus & Co.
New York, New York ~ 1880's - 1920's
High quality Art Nouveau and Arts & Crafts gold & sterling jewelry and small items, some small holloware.
One successor of Starr & Marcus, the other being Theodore B. Starr.

Marquand & Company
New York, NY
Active c.1834 - 1839. Frederick Marquand (b.1799 - d.1882)

Marshall & Tempest
Philadelphia, PA
Active c.1813 - 1830


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