Category Archives: Holmes Booth & Haydens

The Yale Mystery

I know I’ve said this before and I’m going to say it again.  I don’t know how I manage to come across so many pieces of silverplate with backstamps of unknown, or relatively unknown, manufacturers.  I had two silverplate bar … Continue reading

Posted in C. B. Yale, Charles Yale, Cupid pattern, G. Selden Yale, Hiram Hayden, Holmes Booth & Haydens, Richmond VA, Samuel Simpson, Simpson Hall Miller, Sterling Sil Plt Co, Sterling Silver Plate Co, Wallingford CT, Yale Silver Co., Yalesville CT | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

German “Japanese”

Hiram Hayden, of Holmes, Booth & Haydens, designed some gorgeous flatware patterns….”Corinth” and “India” are two that I have in my personal collection.  But the 1879″Japanese” has been another that I’ve long admired. The patent design drawing above shows bamboo and … Continue reading

Posted in aesthetic, Argonid, Gebruder Noelle Germany, Gebrueder Noelle, Hiram Hayden, Holmes Booth & Haydens, Japanese Pattern | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Meant To Be Together

Somethings are just meant to be together…and this holds true in the world of silver plated flatware. In my last blog post, I discussed the Assyrian and Assyrian Head patterns. As I mentioned in that post, Henry W. Hirschfeld was the … Continue reading

Posted in Assyrian, Assyrian Head, Austin F. Jackson, Belmont pattern, C. Rogers, Corinth Pattern, Daisy, Dundee pattern, George H. Balch, Hiram Hayden, Holmes Booth & Haydens, Lenox pattern, Meriden Britannia, Norman, Reed & Barton, Robert Klingel, silver plate, Towle Manufacturing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Holmes, Booth & Haydens 1868 “Roman” Pattern

I have a dinner knife marked “Holmes Booth & Haydens A1”. Research tells me that it is in the “Roman” pattern. Research also tells me that this pattern dates to the mid 1880s. Being familiar with earlier Holmes Booth & … Continue reading

Posted in bar strainer, cocktail strainer, Corinth Pattern, Corona Pattern, Etsy, etsy vintage, flatware, HB&H, Henry Hayden, Hiram Hayden, Holmes Booth & Haydens, India Pattern, Japanese Pattern, julep strainer, Roman Pattern, silver plated, silverplate | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments