Ariston Silversmith Corp.
New York, NY 1930s
Makers of sterling holloware.
Arrowsmith Silver Corp.
Brooklyn, NY c. 1960-1966
Succeeded by Garden Silversmiths.
Dorland P. Armer
Richmond, KY 1865-1900 and Richmond, IN c. 1901-1904
Apollo Silver Co.
New York, NY c. 1898-1932
A subsidiary of Bernard Rice's Sons. Makers of sterling novelties and
silverplate holloware. Sterling dies were acquired by Garden Silversmiths.
Amston Sterling Co.
Meriden, CT c. 1905-1960
Acquired c. 1940 by the Ellmore Silver Co. Flatware
dies were purchased by the Crown Silver Co. Makers of
sterling flatware, holloware, and jewelry.
See flatware patterns.
Ames Manufacturing Co.
Chicopee, MA 1929-1920
Founded by brothers Nathan Peabody Ames and James Tyler Ames. Well known maker of
knives and swords, they were the first company in the U.S. to cast bronze statues. Their
sterling division was sold to Gorham c. 1872, although their mark continued to be used for many decades.
L.D. Anderson Jewelry Co.
Reading, PA c. 1910-1944
Makers of sterling jewelry and souvenir spoons.
Charles H. Ankeny / C.H. Ankeny & Co.
Richmond, IN c. 1868-1879 and Lafayette, IN 1879-1908
In the partnership of Seib & Ankeny in Richmond c. 1868-1869. Formed the
firm of C.H. Anken & Co. in 1879; Ankeny died in 1908, and the business of C.H. Ankeny & Co. continued
until 1930. Silversmith and jeweler.
New York, NY 1774-1776; Philadelphia, PA 1779-1788;
Augusta, GA 1788-1789; Savannah, GA 1789-1790; and
Norfolk, VA 1791-1817
Lorenzo Dow Anthony / L.D. Anthony & Co.
Providence, RI c. 1832-1894
In the firms of Clark & Anthony 1836-1837 and
L.D. Anthony & Co. c. 1850-1894.
Joseph Anthony, Jr. (b. 1762 d. 1814)
Philadelphia, PA 1783-1814
Formed J. Anthony & Sons when sons Michael
and Thomas Anthony joined him 1810-1814.
George B. Appleton
Lowell, MA c. 1849-1852 and 1875-1892
and Salem, MA c. 1855-1872
James Appleton (b. 1785 d. 1862)
Marblehead, MA 1823-1833 and Portland, ME 1833-1852
Was in the partnership of J. & J. Appleton with son James Appleton, Jr.
1834-1849. Served as a colonel in the War of 1812, later promoted to
Philadelphia, PA 1806-1817
Philadelphia, PA 1797-1825
Maker of military insignia and silverplater.
Ames to Arrowsmith
Philadelphia, PA 1795-1800
Anco Silver Co.
New York, NY c. 1920-1927
Newport, RI 1760-1817
Salem, MA 1769-1788 with a branch location in Cambridge, MA
Ames to Arrowsmith
James R. Armiger / James R. Armiger Co.
Baltimore, MD 1866-1896
Was in the partnership of Justis & Armiger
with John C.C. Justis 1877-1892. Armiger died
in a house fire in 1896, and the business was
incorporated that same year as the James R.
Armiger Co. and remained in business until