Encyclopedia of American Silver ManufacturersBook - 1998
With more than 2300 marks illustrated and brief histories and cross-references of more than 1600 manufacturers, this is the most comprehensive reference source on the subject. To compile the information presented here, the authors devoted much time researching numerous sources. These include various editions of Trademarks of the Jewelry & Kindred Trades, U.S. Patent Office records, silver and jewelry catalogs of manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers, records of companies still in business, and pieces examined in antiques shops all over the country.This fifth edition includes new trademarks, additional companies, and brings to date the many changes in company ownership during the last decade.
Publisher: Atglen, PA : Schiffer Pub., c1998.
Edition: 4th ed.
Branch Call Number: R 739. 230973 RAI 1998
Characteristics: xvi, 418 p. : ill.
Alternative Title: American silver manufacturers