Silver Makers' Marks - Birmingham Assay Office (S)

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Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Sanders & Aquilar 1898..1903 Perfume bottle, vase
S & A 1898..1905 Card case, cigarette case, vesta
S & A 1902 Vesta
S & B 1902 Cigarette case, vesta
S & B 1979..1980 Locket
Smith & Bartlam 1904..1947 Box, cigarette case, compact, napkin ring, vesta Edward Ernest Smith & William Bartlam trading as Smith & Bartlam, manufacturing jewellers, Caroline Street, Birmingham; subsequently Branston Street, Birmingham
Sloane & Carter 1902 Button Jewellers, Spencer Street, Birmingham

Partnership dissolved Mar 1906

S & Co 1862 Chalice
Spurrier & Co 1897
(registered Aug 1886)
Box, claret jug, napkin ring, salt, tray Holland Street, Birmingham; subsequently George Street then James Street, Birmingham
1896..1900
(registered Sep 1890 & Mar 1901)
Steinhart & Co 1899..1929 Imported items: box, cigar cutter, cigarette case, lorgnette, purse, wallet mount; salt Newhall Street, Birmingham
Sydney & Co 1901..1913 Badge, bookmark, buckle, button, frame, napkin ring, page turner, souvenir spoon, sovereign case, trophy cup Manufacturing silversmiths, Powell Street, Birmingham; subsequently Summerhill Road, Birmingham

Sydney & Co were in business until at least 1973

1904..1915
1924
(registered Mar 1917)
1926..1935, 1965
(registered Jan 1920)
S & Co 1906..1909 Napkin ring, spoon
S & Co 1908 Miniature
S & Co 1923..1927 Box, brush, candlestick, clock, napkin ring, stamp case

(image courtesy of Graham Evans)
Sanders & Co 1926..1932 Fob medal Brixton Road, London SW
S & Co 1926..1933 Fob medal
Shipton & Co Ltd 1947..1976 Brooch, spoon Spencer Street, Birmingham
Sydney & Co (probably) 1978..1980 Pendant, salver Manufacturing silversmiths; address in 1975: Powell Street, Birmingham
Selfridge & Co Ltd 1918..1942 Caster, condiments, dish, napkin ring, sauce boat, tea service, toast rack Oxford Street, London
Swan & Edgar 1905 Cup Regent Street, London
Smith & Ewen (Thomas Smith & Albert Ewen) 1909..1911
(registered 1894)
Enamelled jewellery: necklace, pendant Frederick Street, Birmingham

N.B. this mark often erroneously attributed to the London company Schaverien & Eastmead. Smith & Ewen identification verified by Birmingham Assay Office.

Smith, Ewen & Stylic Ltd (probably) 1946..1971 Bangle, box, napkin ring Frederick Street, Birmingham

A similar mark but with a smaller ampersand registered Jul 1919 by Somers & Eccles

S & G 1885 Locket
Sharpe & Green (probably) 1899..1900 Brooch
Sharpe & Green 1903..1905 Brooch, vesta John Hugh Thomas Green trading as Sharpe & Green, manufacturing jewellers, Newhall Street & Vittoria Street, Birmingham
S & G Ltd 1901 Match striker
Sanders & Hill 1907..1909
(registered Sep 1907)
Cigarette case, knife rest, tongs Warstone Lane, Birmingham
Stokes & Ireland (William Henry Stokes & Arthur George Ireland)

Stokes & Ireland Ltd

1880..1892
(registered Sep 1878)
Box, card case, caster, cigarette case, cup, flatware, napkin ring, salt, tea caddy, teapot, tongs, vinaigrette Great Hampton Street, Birmingham

Started in 1872; became a limited company in 1892; wound up 1925 and taken over by S. Blanckensee & Son Ltd.

1892
1894..1895
(registered Jul 1892)
(registered Jan 1926)
Stokes & Ireland Ltd (probably) 1894 Box
Smawley & Lewis 1921
(registered Mar 1919)
Spoon & tongs set Vittoria Street, Birmingham

Listed as Smawley & Co in 1925-1929 telephone directories

Smith & Langdell 1945..1946
(registered Jul 1945)
Compact, mug, napkin ring
Sanders & Mackenzie (Ernest Wilfred Sanders & Henry Arthur Mackenzie) 1911..1979
(registered Sep 1911)
Ash tray, bowl, box, candlestick, condiments set, frame, inkwell, manicure set, menu holder, mug, mustard, napkin ring, tea strainer, trophy cup, vase, vesta Spencer Street, Birmingham
1924, 1944
Sanders & Pedlingham (Sampson Sanders & Bernard Albert Pedlingham) 1924..1926
(registered Jul 1920)
Bowl, coffee pot, pepperette, salt, trophy cup Great Hampton Street, Birmingham
Smith & Pepper Ltd 1935..1965 Bangle Vyse Street, Birmingham

The Smith & Pepper factory is now the Birmingham Museum of the Jewellery Quarter

S & R 1902 Cigarette case
S & R 1928 Spoon
S & R 2012 Trophy
T Simpson & Son 1809..1824
(registered Aug 1809)
Box, flatware, vinaigrette
Stephenson & Sons 1910..1913 Candlestick, dish, spoon, tray St Ann's Square, Manchester
Smith & Vernon (Thomas Smith & Edward Vernon) 1829
(registered Feb 1829)
Box Charlotte Street, Birmingham
Spiers & Wordsworth 1904
(registered Mar 1905)
Box Alphonse Spiers & John Thorne Wordsworth trading as Spiers & Wordsworth, Hylton Street, Birmingham

Partnership dissolved 1905

S & W Ltd 1936..1938 Brooch, fob medal




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Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
S A 1897 Fob medal
Stratford Applied Arts Studio 1920 Punch bowl
S A M 1899 Fob medal