Tag Archives: Reed & Barton

Collecting By Design: Austin F. Jackson

I know, I’ve said it before and I’m saying it again.  There are many different kinds of silver collectors out there.  Some collect anything with a squirrel on it, some are looking for salt spoons, others search for obscure backstamps, … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the Maltese Cross

A reader of this blog recently contacted me and asked if I could assist her with the identification of a Bridgeport Silver Co. mark on a piece of hollowware that she had.  This is a photo of her “nut bowl” … Continue reading

Posted in aesthetic, Bridgeport Silver Co., Derby CT, Derby Silver Co, E L Brittin, Edwin Brittin, George Gill, holmes & edwards, Maltese cross, Reed & Barton, Rogers & Brittin | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Reed & Barton Advertisements 1875-1900

Trying to find information on certain patterns, I ended up with a collection of interesting Reed & Barton ads from a variety of publications.  The periodicals themselves were very interesting as well…like the 1882 Phrenological Journal … you know what phrenology … Continue reading

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Reed & Barton at Britanniaville

When it comes to the manufacture of quality silver plated flatware and hollowware, Reed & Barton is one of the oldest and most respected  companies.  Today, Reed & Barton manufactures sterling and stainless steel items; silver plated goods are a … Continue reading

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The devil you say…

I’ve written an earlier post about the many faces of Henry Hirschfeld’s “Assyrian” patent design that was manufactured by 1847 Rogers Bros. as well as Rogers & Bro.  The faces depicted on various pieces of flatware in that pattern ranged from attractive … Continue reading

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Italian Squirrel

I recently listed some Reed & Barton silver plated nut picks in my Etsy store which featured a squirrel in the design.  In researching this “pattern” I reconfirmed what I have learned previously, nothing is simple. These nut picks provided … Continue reading

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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

Some 19th Century Flatware Patterns

As I’ve researched flatware patterns over the years, I’ve compiled information which I wanted easy access to…thus this post.  I hope it helps you as it has helped (and will continue to help) me.  I’ll be updating it periodically. Following … Continue reading

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