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
S & Co 1862 Chalice
Spurrier & Co 1897
(registered Aug 1886)
Box, claret jug, napkin ring, tray George Street & Holland 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..1973
(registered Sep 1911)
Ash tray, bowl, box, candlestick, condiments set, frame, inkwell, manicure set, mug, mustard, napkin ring, trophy cup, vase, vesta Spencer Street, Birmingham
Sanders & Pedlingham (Sampson Sanders & Bernard Albert Pedlingham) 1925..1926
(registered Jul 1920)
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




SA

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