Category Archives: Samuel Simpson

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

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Samuel Simpson and Simpson, Hall, Miller & Co.

Another interesting character in the silver plate saga is Samuel Simpson. To begin this post let’s start with a reference to an earlier post on Cowles and “Spoonville” and a page from the 1888 book edited by L. P. Brockett called … Continue reading

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