Monthly Archives: July 2014

The Little Blue Sugar and Creamer

These came into my possession recently. Okay, another souvenir from Plymouth, or so I thought.  But wait; not so fast.  Again, in trying to do research on this pair, they were not to be found.  It’s as if these are the … Continue reading

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The Holmes & Edwards Silver Company

The Holmes & Edwards Silver Company was organized in 1882, with headquarters in Bridgeport, Connecticut.  The illustration below was taken from the 1893 Hurd Atlas and shows the company’s office and manufacturing facilities. But the roots of Holmes & Edwards … Continue reading

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