Welsh & Bro.
Baltimore, MD 1881-1910
Made sterling holloware; retailed flatware.
Hebron, CT 1804-1806 and Boston, MA 1806-1830
In the partnership of A. & G. Welles with his brother George I.
Welles 1806-1811 and later Welles & Gelston with Hugh
Gelston. Served as a general in the War of 1812.
Leonard Talcott Welles / L.T. Welles & Co.
Hartford, CT 1840-1875
In numerous partnerships:
L.T. Welles & Co. with Joseph Church 1840-1841.
Welles & Strong with Charles C. Strong 1841-1845.
L.T. Welles & Co. with James M. Loomis 1850-1856.
L.T. Welles & Co. with George W. Wiggin 1865-1875.
George W. Welsh
New York, NY 1845-1876
Succeeded by G.W. Welsh's Sons, which
remained in business until 1936.
Wendell Mfg. Co.
Chicago, IL 1890-1900
Originally formed in 1885 by Maurice Wendell as
Wendell & Co., manufacturing jewelers, the Wendell
Mfg. Co. was formed in 1890 to focus on the production
of sterling flatware and holloware. Acquired some Mauser
dies in late 1890s. See flatware patterns.
John R. Wendt & Co.
New York, NY 1855-1870
Makers of a small line of coin and sterling flatware and holloware, highly
sought after today. Wendt flatware often contains only the retailer's mark.
Dies were sold to Adams & Shaw; the remainder of the business was sold to
Whiting Mfg. Co. See flatware patterns.
New York, NY c. 1789-1833
A. & G. Welles
Boston, MA 1806-1811
Alfred and George Welles.
Cyrus King Wentworth / Wentworth & Co.
Boston, MA Before 1840; Milledgeville, GA 1840-1844; and
Macon, GA 1844-1847
Welles & Gelston
Boston, MA 1826-1827
Alfred Welles and Hugh Gelston.
Chicago, IL 1860-1879
Was in the partnerships of Wendell & Hyman 1866-1875, Charles Wendell & Co.
1875-1879, and Charles Wendell & Sons in 1879.
Daniel Ivy Wells
Bolivar, TN 1833-1874
George I. Welles
Boston, MA 1806-1821
A partner in the businesses of A. & G. Welles with his brother
Alfred Welles 1806-1811 and Welles & Co. with Hugh Gelston 1816-1821.
Weiss to Wentworth
Weiss to Wentworth
Medina, OH c. 1833
Fincastle, VA c. 1811-1827
Silversmith and clockmaker. Was in the partnership of
Welch & Aunspaugh with Charles Aunspaugh c. 1822-1827.
Bethlehem, PA 1815-1865
Newark, NJ 1904-c. 1942