Silver Makers' Marks - Birmingham Assay Office (A)

A& AA AB AC AD AE AF AG AH AI AJ AK AL AM AN AO AP AQ AR AS AT AU AV AW AX AY AZ

A&

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Abrahall & Bint (Arthur John Abrahall & John William Bint) 1899 Creamer, fob medal, napkin ring, souvenir spoon Frederick Street, Birmingham

(image courtesy of Graham Evans)
1904..1921
A & B 1898..1902 Box, dish, mustard, novelty pepperette
Able & Charnell (Thomas Able & Walter James Charnell) 1899..1904 Brooch, buckle, button, vesta Frederick Street, Birmingham
1908
Asprey & Co Ltd 1903..1909 Ashtray, box, card case, caster, cigarette case, compact, dish, frame, ink stand & ink well, match box holder, match striker, menu holder, napkin ring, sauce boat, table lighter, tea & coffee service, vesta Jewellers, gold & silversmiths & retailers, London
1906..1907

Note: Minor variations seen in this mark

1909..1973
1986..1995
2007
Akers & Co 1918..1919
(registered Mar 1919)
Cigarette case, vesta
Abrahams & Co 1921 Jar lid, spoon Abraham Levi Abrahams trading as Abrahams & Co, Hockley Hill, Birmingham; later Warstone Lane, Birmingham
1921..1922
A & Co Ltd 1903..1905 Button hook, jar lid
A & D Ltd 1913..1926 Fob medal
A & F Thorneywork (Arthur Thorneywork & Fred Thorneywork) 1901..1904 Box, match box holder, napkin ring, vesta Great Hampton Street, Birmingham

A similar mark with serif lettering registered May 1902

A & F Westwood 1905
(registered Sep 1905)
Tazza
A & G Cairncross Ltd 1938 Cigarette case, mustard, pepperette John Street, Perth
A & J E 1921 Napkin ring
A & J Zimmerman Ltd (Arthur & John Zimmerman) 1889..1918 Ash tray, bowl, box, card case, cigarette case, compact, cruet stand, egg cup, flask, frame, jug, goblet, inkwell, matchbox holder, match striker, mug, napkin ring, pin tray, place card holder, purse, salt, sauce boat, scent bottle, table lighter, tea service, trophy cup, vanity jar top, vesta Regent Place, Birmingham

Zimmermans were placed in voluntary liquidation in 1929, but one of their marks has been seen with date letters to 1940 (Q)

1893..1913
1898..1902
1899..1913
1905..1908
1913..1940
(registered Jul 1913)
1914..1920
1919..1929
(registered Jun 1919)

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A & K 1902 Mustard
Adie & Lovekin 1879..1888
(registered May 1879)
Baby's rattle, book mark, box, brooch, buckle, button hook, cigarette case, cigarette holder case, compact, flask, flatware, glove sretchers, hair comb, hatpin, hatpin holder, napkin clip, pincushion, salt, shoe horn, stamp case, vanity jar top, vesta, whistle Frederick Street, Birmingham
Adie & Lovekin Ltd 1889..1891
1892
1894..1927
1896
1897..1901
1901
1902..1911
(registered Sep 1902)
Addicot & Matthews 1919
(registered Sep 1919)
Cigarette case
A & R 1986 Imported frame
Aston & Son (Thomas Aston & William Aston) 1856..1861
(registered Jun 1857)
Box, card case, decanter label, fork, ink stand, knife, lancet case, pepperette, toddy ladle, vinaigrette Regent Place, Birmingham
A & W 1977 Ingot pendant




AA

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
A A K 1900 Cigar holder
A over A P 1931..1937 Caster, cigarette case, condiments set
A A Venour & Co 1898
(registered Dec 1897)
Buckle
A A Wall 1906
(registered Sep 1905)
Frame, mirror Mott Street, Birmingham




AB

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Waltham Watch Company 1882..1900
(registered Mar 1879)
Watch case AB (Alfred Bedford) was the manager of the Waltham Watch Co, Holborn Circus, London
A - B 1887..1892 Buckle, fob medal
A B 1888..1889 Brooch

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Arthur Baume & Co (registered Jan 1901) Watch manufacturer & importer, Hatton Garden, London EC
A B 1905..1913 Candlestick, card case, cigarette case, dressing table set, vesta
A B 1911 Coffee pot
A B 1918..1920 Pepperette, vesta
A B 1932..1935 Napkin ring
A Bromet & Co 1887..1901 Book mark, frame, napkin ring, purse mount, vesta Jewin Street, London
1898
1899..1904
1902

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A B & Co 1899..1904 Jar lid, match striker
A Brown & Co 1899..1900
(registered Jan 1900)
Buckle, salt
Albert Baker & Co (1898) Ltd 1907..1911 Cigar holder case, pipe mount Tobacconists, Holloway Road, London N
Andrew Barrett & Sons 1893..1900 Ash tray, card case, desk tidy, inkwell, vesta Piccadilly, London
1903..1926
Arthur Barnett & Co Ltd 1908
(registered Feb 1908)
Candlestick, cigarette case, clock, fob medal, napkin ring, sovereign case, vesta Hockley Hill, Birmingham
1909
1912..1924
(registered Mar 1913)
A Buckley Ltd 1923..1927
(registered Jan 1923)
Box, cigarette case, clock, match book holder, napkin ring, spoon, tazza Albion Street, Birmingham
Ahronsberg Brothers 1891..1896, 1914 Bangle, button, card case, creamer, mug, napkin ring, pepperette, salt, spoon, stamp case Albion Street, Birmingham; subsequently Century Buildings, Summerhill Road, Birmingham

The Ahronsberg brothers (Judah, Albert & Lionel) changed their name to Albury in 1916

1892..1902
1902..1914
Albury Brothers 1941
(registered Nov 1921)
Abrahams Brothers 1903..1934 Box, card case, cigarette case, egg cup, flatware, goblet, mug, salt & pepper shakers, tea service, tea strainer, tray, trophy cup Vyse Street, Birmingham
A Bros 1986..2000 Decanter label
A Bros Ltd 1899 Teapot
Adie Brothers Ltd 1922..1964 Ash tray, bowl, box, card case, caster, clock, compact, cruet, dressing & vanity sets, fruit knife, goblet, ink stand, mustard, napkin ring, salt, salver, sauce boats, scent bottle, spoon, tea & coffee service, trivet, trophy cup Frederick Street, Birmingham
1922..1960
1925..1961
1935..1961
1935..1937
1951..1962
A Brs 1912 Pencil sharpener
Ahronsberg Brothers (1892..1902)