Tag Archives: Hall Elton

Ives Manufacturing Co.

A dear lady and friend of mine presented me recently with a dozen forks in a lovely design that I had not seen before.  They were backstamped with a mark I had never seen before: “Ives Mfg. Co.” The pattern … Continue reading

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Hall, Elton & Co.

I knew that Hall, Elton & Co. was a silverplate manufacturer located in Wallingford, Connecticut in the mid 1800s.  I knew this because I had researched patents during this period of time and several handle design patents had been assigned … Continue reading

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Patent, Patent…Who Has The Patent?

I was doing some research on Hall, Elton & Co. and came upon an ad for a pattern name I did not know.  The ad referred to the spoon illustrated as “The Niagara”.  The design looked familiar.  Upon comparison, it appeared … Continue reading

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Variations on a Theme

There are several mid 19th century flatware designs that are somewhat similar.  For ease of comparison, I’ve put four of these designs next to each other as shown below: The first design on the left is the 1846 pattern of Michael Gibney, Patent No. … Continue reading

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