Silver Makers' Marks - Chester Assay Office (M)



Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Marston & Bayliss (registered Oct 1900) Branston Street, Birmingham; subsequently Icknield Street, Birmingham
Marples & Beasley 1903
(registered Jun 1902)
Cigarette case, souvenir spoon Albion Street, Birmingham
(registered May 1905)
Marks & Cohen (Walter Henry Marks & Samuel Tobias Cohen) 1906..1913
(registered Dec 1904)
Spoon, thimble Camden Street, Birmingham
Marples & Co 1907..1909
(registered Aug 1907)
Box, goblet, tea caddy Ludgate Hill, Birmingham
Marion & Co Ltd 1902
(registered Jul 1902)
Button hole holder Manufacturers & fancy goods warehousemen, Soho Square, London W
Munsey & Co Ltd 1936
(registered Oct 1928)
Bowl Market Hill, Cambridge
Morton & James (registered c1899 & Aug 1903) Morton Britton & James Phelps trading as Morton & James, stick mounters, Britannia Street, London
Male & Jones 1900..1911
(registered Nov 1902)
Brooch, napkin ring, salt, spoon Frederick Male trading as Male & Jones, jewellers, Hylton Street, Birmingham
M & J 1905 Spoon Mark not shown in Chester records
Minshull & Latimer (registered Nov 1885) Vyse Street, Birmingham
Moritz & Simon Lotheim (registered Oct 1894) Vittoria Street, Birmingham
Maxfield & Sons Ltd (registered Apr 1909) Enterprise Works, Sheffield & Upper John Street, London

Note: punch is the same shield shape as the one below
Mappin & Webb Ltd 1895..1902
(registered Sep 1904)
Box, spoon (part of a set featuring all assay offices), vesta Royal Works, Queens Road, Sheffield and Queen Victoria Street, Oxford Street & Regent Street, London
(registered Sep 1904)
1952, 1958, 1962
(registered Jan 1953)


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Marc Alfred Holland 1921
(registered Sep 1909)
Imported watch case Watch manufacturer, Holborn Viaduct, London


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Murrle Bennet & Co (Ernst Mürrle and J B Bennett) 1902..1908
(registered Jul 1901)
Imported box, thimble Charterhouse Street, London
Mappin Brothers 1896..1899
(registered Mar 1897)
Salt, spoon, vase William Gibson & John Lawrence Langman trading as Mappin Brothers, Queens Works, Sheffield; & retailers at Regent Street, London W and Cheapside, London EC
Miller Brothers 1898
(registered Nov 1896)
Pencil holder Newgate Street, London
(registered Jul 1916)


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments

(image courtesy of Graham Evans)
Marcus David Loewenstark 1888
(registered c1886)
Fob medal The Strand, London WC


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
M Emanuel 1938
(registered Dec 1926)
Sauce boat High Street, Northampton


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
M Friedlander & Co (Montague Friedlander) (registered c1889) Bowl, spoon, table centrepiece Wholesale tobacconists & silver mounters, Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow

An identical mark to the second one here registered by Michael Fack, jeweller & silverplate beater, Grafton Street, Dublin

First mark is listed as "Unidentified" in the Chester Register, but is probably Friedlander & Co as it is identical to a mark registered at Glasgow Assay Office by Friedlander & Co

(registered Mar 1896)
(registered Oct 1915)

(Note: mark is MF in conjoined circles)
Maurice Freeman 1901
(registered Aug 1899)
Kiddush cup Clerkenwell Road, London
Maurice Flixher (registered Mar 1910) Fancy goods importer, Ropemaker Street, London SE


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
M G Collingwood & Son (registered Jan 1902) Watch manufacturers & jewellers, Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
M H Meyer Ltd (registered Jun 1909) Clerkenwell Road, London
(registered Jun 1923)
(registered Nov 1937)


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Michael Joseph Goldsmith 1880..1881
(registered Dec 1880)
Locket Vittoria Street, Birmingham

Second mark not registered at Chester

Matthew John Jessop (registered c1887) Hatton Garden, London
(registered Aug 1900)


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Michael Klean & Co (registered Jan 1881) Watch manufacturers, Myddleton Street, Clerkenwell, London
Maurice Krumm 1898
(registered Feb 1898)
Purse mount Silver mounter & leather goods manufacturer, Falcon Square, Aldersgate Street, London


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
M M Henderson Ltd 1936
(registered Nov 1934)
Sauce boat Argyle Street, Glasgow


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Marion & Co (registered May 1896) Napkin ring, thimble New Oxford Street, London; subsequently Soho Square, London
(registered Jul 1900)
Mappin & Webb Ltd 1904..1926
(registered Jun 1912)
Ink stand, matchbook holder, pepperette, salt Oxford Street, London & The Royal Works, Sheffield
(registered Jun 1912)


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Max Steyerman (registered c1887) Watch manufacturer, Holborn Viaduct, London & Vyse Street, Birmingham

(image courtesy of Graham Evans)
Morris Spiro (registered May 1912) Hockley Hill, Birmingham


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
William Matthews (1893..1900)
M Wachenheimer & Co Ltd 1943
(registered Jan 1944)
Great Marlborough Road, London

(image courtesy of
Matthew Wilcox & Son (registered Sep 1909) Spencer Street, Birmingham


Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Myers Brothers 1904
(registered Jan 1905)
Souvenir spoon Vyse Street, Birmingham