Old Newbury Crafters
Newburyport, MA 1915-Present
An important silversmithing company whose
roots go back to the 1600s. Makers of
handwrought sterling and pewter flatware
and holloware. The words "hand wrought"
were not used in their mark until 1956.
See craftsmen's marks.
N. Olmsted & Son
New Haven, CT c. 1837-1860
A partnership between Nathaniel Olmsted and son George Olmsted.
Silversmiths and jewelers.
Oneida Ltd. / Oneida Silversmiths
Sherrill, NY 1877-Present
Formed as an experimental utopian social community at
Oneida Creek in 1848, the group began making flatware
in 1877, and their sterling line started in 1914. The
production of silverplated holloware began in 1926.
Oneida acquired Wm. A. Rogers, Ltd. in 1929 who had
the trademark name Heirloom and Oneida also acquired
S.L. & G.H. Rogers through that purchase. Oneida
manufactured three patterns in the 1940s for Empire
Crafts Corp. under the name Royal Crest and produced
another three patterns for private distribution under the
name State House. The "cube" mark was first used in 1965. Today
they are manufacturers of a full line of sterling and silverplate flatware, holloware, barware, vanity and
novelty items along with china, crystal, and glassware. Website. See flatware patterns.
Frederick Oakes (Sr.)
Hartford, CT c. 1804-1830
Was in the partnerships of Allyn & Oakes with Nathan Allyn
c. 1804; Greenleaf & Oakes with David Greenleaf, Jr. 1804-1807;
and Oakes & Spencer with Nathaniel Spencer 1811-1820.
Farmington, CT 1808-1826 and New Haven, CT 1826-1860
Was in the partnership of N. Olmsted & Son c. 1837-1860.
Old New England Craftsmen
Newburyport, MA 1930s
Makers of sterling handwrought Colonial reproductions.
W.A. O'Hara, Jr.
Cincinnati, OH c. 1854-1856
N. & D. Onderdonk
New York, NY 1877-1901
Nicholas and Daniel Onderdonk.
Hartford, CT c. 1830-1843
Took over business of father Frederick Oakes in 1830.
Was in the partnership of Henry Oakes & Co. with his
brother William Oakes 1841-1842.
Hartford, CT 1841-1850
Was in the partnership of Henry Oakes & Co. with his brother Henry Oakes
and then William & Frederick Oakes with brother Frederick Oakes (Jr.) 1842-1847.
Frederick Oakes (Jr.)
Hartford, CT 1842-1847
Was in the partnership of William & Frederick Oakes with brother
William Oakes 1842-1847.
Oakes to Oneida
Oakes to Oneida
Philadelphia, PA 1828-1835
Old Sturbridge Village
Old Sturbridge Village, MA 1946-Present
A 19th century New England reenactment village, silver goods are made on site.
Philadelphia, PA c. 1797-1798
Boston, MA c. 1703-1712
See Old Newbury Crafters
Philadelphia, PA 1834-1852
Harrisburg, PA 1840-1860
Was in the partnership of Oenslager & Hummel c. 1847-1860.
Oakes & Spencer
Hartford, CT 1811-1820
Frederick Oakes and Nathaniel Spencer.