Not in good condition, though given the elaborate scroll work it must have been beautiful when it was first made. Their goods are sold in all of the markets of the world and their trade is increasing rapidly, especially their foreign trade. Exhibition labels for Hot cars, high fashion, cool stuff: Designs of the 20th century. On the Knife it is hallmarked with the letters W. The Twin Falls Times Idaho , presumably p. Dallas Museum of Art and Yale University Press. Meriden Britannia Company, West Main Street, Meriden — Connecticut Historical Society Like many towns in central Connecticut that found sustaining an agricultural economy difficult, had become a manufacturing town by the mid-19th century.
New York Historical Society collection. Click download on the page. We check the almost daily. Forbes Silver Company and other makes in hollow silverware. Special sale of high grade silverware.
Salesrooms, 30 East 14th St. By the end of the 1700s, English craftsmen had perfected its manufacture and were exporting it to America where it quickly caught on as an affordable substitute for silver in household products. Merged with International Silver Co. I've been told by a dealer to melt it down or give it to Goodwill as it has no value and, more recently, by another source that it has maintained its high sheen because it has 4 layers of plating, was made between 1800 and 1898 when the Meriden Co merged with others to become the Intn'l Silver Co, and should not be given to Goodwill or melted down, but I still don't know if it has a value. Since then, Meriden Britannia started their sterling 92.
Dallas Museum of Art and Yale University Press. Illustration of Meriden Silver Plate Co. This site is also a great resource for the collector. Design no 5839: Design for a butter-dish. Omaha Daily Bee Nebraska , p. Omaha Daily Bee Nebraska , p.
It also gives the general history of the town on Meriden. Of coarse if this is original from 1852 or so, It would be just cool to have on display and it is looking pretty neat anyways. The New York Tribune; 1074 pp. I'm familiar with plated silver so I'm wondering could this be german silver or coin silver because it's so heavy? Hiller, assignor to Meriden Silver Plate Company. This is an invaluable resource. Sale of Silver Hollow Ware.
For information about the exhibitions, other venues in the travelling show and exhibited designs, see the. Each firm continued to stamp a maker's mark on designs, but the marketing and production was done at the same facility. The Seattle Star Seattle, Washington , p. On the handle is an extra attachment of a head of a man with a beard, mustache and bushy eyebrows and of course with hair on head. Oh yea, it has the number 68 underneath the logo. See more ideas about Silver plate, Antique silver and Antique dealers.
Please post questions on Forum. The silver has a soft, textured appearance. These are basically three-dimensional miniature statues that grace the silver objects. The Spatula a magazine for pharmacists. It's factories were in Meriden Connecticut.
Various newspapers, magazines and other sources - search engines. Thanks for any help you can offer! The removal of Barbour Silver Co. I hope that parts of it can be useful to you. It has a quality feel unlike any of the plated goods I've come across. University of Connecticut libraries website. Kindest regards Cheryl Anonymous I have a large about 15 inches tall double walled pitcher that was apparently made for a wedding in May of 1865.
Illustrated Catalogue and Price List of Superior Electro Silver Plated Ware. The Seattle Star Seattle, Washington , p. The Wheeling Daily Intelligencer West Virginia , presumably p. May 1892 - news mention 4 May 1892. Illustrated catalogue and price list of staple goods, superior electro-silver plated wares.