ELECTROPLATE SILVER AND SILVER PLATE

ALPHABETICAL GLOSSARY OF MARKS AND HALLMARKS OF SHEFFIELD MAKERS

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Most of these electroplate and silverplate makers operated in the town of Sheffield from c. 1840 to c. 1940 (makers operating in other towns, e.g. Birmingham, are expressly indicated)
For an easier reference to the mark you are searching for, the alphabetical order relates to hallmark's letters (and not to the firm's name)
|A|B|C|D| : the letters ABCD are inside separated square outlines
| ABCD | : the letters are inside a unique rectangular outline
(A)(B)(C)(D) : the letters are inside separate circular or oval outlines
( ABCD ) : the letters are inside an unique outline (of various shape)
[ ABCD ] : the letters are inside a shield
hand, tower, crown, etc.: describes (when possible) a symbol present on the hallmark
gothic : the letters are in gothic style

electroplate and silver plate maker's hallmarks A - E F - I J - J L - S T - Z
|ALPHABETICAL GLOSSARY OF MARKS MAKER - PERIOD
[ J.B. ] into a shield Thomas Bradbury & Sons - 1889 - 1892
JB (into a lozenge) John Biggin - 1859 - 1894
| JB | (gothic) John Biggin - 1859 - 1894
| J | B | & | C | John Batt - 1896 - 1938
| J | B | & | C | John Brown & Co - 1897 - 1932
( J B ) over (E B) Thomas Bradbury & Sons - 1863 - 1867
( J B ) over (T B) Thomas Bradbury & Sons - 1867 - 1885
J C over & SONS (into a shield) John Clarke & Sons - 1894 - 1923
( J C ) over ( N C ) TJ & N. Creswick - 1853 - 1855
( J D ) ( & ) ( S ) [lamp] James Deakin & Sons - 1871 - 1898
| J | D | [&] | S | gothic James Dixon & Sons - 1848 - 1878
[ J ]| D | & | [ S ] gothic James Dixon & Sons - 1879 - c. 1935
[JFF over FF ] into a shield Fenton Brothers - 1875 - c. 1883
[ JFF over &FF ] into a shield Fenton Brothers - 1868 - c. 1875
( J G G x S ) John George Graves - 1900 - 1914
[ J.G over N S ] into a shield Joseph Gilbert - Birmingham
( J ) ( H ) ( H ) (tower) James Henry Hardy - 1872 - 1897
| J | H | N | W | John Harrison - 1843 - 1865
| J. H. P | [S] gothic John Henry Potter - 1890 - 1865
( J . K . B ) Hawksworth, Eyre & Co - 1873 - 1892
( JKB over TH over GW ) Hawksworth, Eyre & Co - 1873 - 1892
[ JN ] ( & ) ( S ) (crown) [ S ] John Nowill & Sons - 1864 - 1897
| J | P | & | C | (gothic) James Pinder & Co - 1877 - 1894
| J | P | & | S | Joseph Parker & Sons - 1872 - 1935
( JR ) ( & ) (S ) ( Ltd ) John Round & Son - 1872 - 1957
( JR ) ( & ) (S ) [ S ] Joseph Ridge & Co - 1881 - 1886
( JR ) ( & ) (S ) [ crown ] gothic John Round & Son - 1863 - 1897
[ J.T over T.T ] Towndrow Brothers - 1862 - 1872
| J | T | & | C | Ltd | S | John Turton & Co - 1910 - 1923
| J | T | & | C |S | John Turton & Co - 1898 - 1909
| J | T | & | S | John Townroe & Sons - 1887 - 1916
| JT | S | symbol | EP | John Turton & Co - 1898 - 1923
J. W J Wolstenholme - 1850 - 1857
( J ) ( Y ) ( & ) [ S ] gothic John Yates & Sons - Birmingham
| J. Y. C. | John Y. Cowlishaw - 1872 - 1897

E.P.N.S. (Electroplated Nickel Silver) and EPBM (Electroplated Britannia Metal) are the most common names attributed to silver plate items. But many other names are used for silver plate:
EPWM - Electroplate on White Metal, EPC - Electroplate on Copper, Argentium Argentine Plate, Argentum, Ascetic B. B. S. Ltd, Ashberry, Austrian Silver, Brazilian Silver D&A Trademark of Daniel and Arter, Buxbridge - Trademark name of JT&Co., Electrum, Encore TT&Co Trademark of T. Turner, Exquisite, HH&S , I.XL Geo. Wostenholm & Son, Insignia Plate, JB&S EP A1, JD&S = John Dixon & Sons, K & TL , M&W Mappin and Webb, N.S. New Silver, Nevada Silver D&A Trademark of Daniel and Arter, Norwegian Silver; Trademark of WG&S, Pelican Silver JGNS, Potosi Silver N&S WP, RN&S EP Neill, Silverite = Trademark of W P & Co , Sonora Silver = Trademark of Walker and Hall, Spur Silver = Trademark of E B & Co for Edwin Blyde & Co, Stainless N. S., Stainless Nickel, Stainless Nickel Silver, Venetian Silver - Trademark of Deykin & Sons, WF&SS EP
Elkington & Co. Ltd - Birmingham   hallmarks photo gallery A - D E - H I - T U - Z
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