Retailer, Wholesaler, and Other Marks

Wachhorst to Wendell

Herman Wachhorst

Sacramento, CA 1850-1854 and 1861-1899;
San Francisco, CA 1859-1861
Founded by Hermann Wachhorst, jeweler.  The business continued after after his death in 1899 to c. 1940.

S. Wadsworth & Co.

Keene, NH  1873-1885
Brothers Samuel Wadsworth and Franklin Wadsworth, jewelers.

Edwin R. Wait

Ravenna, OH c. 1855-1891
Jeweler.  Was in the partnerships of Baird & Wait 1857-1862; Wait, Dewey & Co. 1871-1882; and Wait Bros. 1882-1889.

Edward S. Waite

Portland, ME 1900-1931
Successor to Randolph H. Boynton. Watchmaker and jeweler.

Wakefield & Woodward

Great Falls, NH  c. 1865-1867
Albert Wakefield and James J. Woodward.

Wall & Dougherty

Honolulu, HI 1912-c. 1926
Arthur Frederick Wall and J.D. Dougherty.

Samuel H. Wales / S.H. Wales & Co.

Providence, RI  c. 1832-1875
Watchmaker and jeweler, operated as S.H. Wales & Co. 1872-1875.

Micah Walker

Port Huron, MI  c. 1860-1877
Jeweler and bookseller.

Laird H. Wallace

Red Cloud, MN 1884-1890 and Ogden, UT 1890-1899

Arthur Wallenhorst

Baltimore, MD 1872-1905
Manufacturing jeweler.

Isaac P. Walton

Philadelphia, PA 1855-1858 and Tyrone, PA 1859-1904
Watchmaker and jeweler.  Was in the partnership of Walton & Acklin from 1892 until his death in 1904.  Walton & Acklin remained in business to c. 1912.

William D. Ward

Springfield, IL  1854-1903

Joseph M. Warden

Bradford, VT 1860-1896 and 1902-1911
Jeweler and merchant.

Warner & Parker

Bridgeport, CT c. 1874-1890
Succeeded by Parker & Davis.

David B. Warren

Pawtucket, RI c. 1819-1868

J.H. & D.E. Washburn

Boston, MA c. 1850-51 and Chickopee, MA c. 1852
Brothers Joseph H. and David E. Washburn.  Jewelers and fancy good merchants.

Joseph H. Washburn

Boston, MA c. 1850-1851; Chicopee, MA 1852-1860;
Newton, MA c. 1864-1865; and Natick, MA 1868-1896
The business continued as the J.H. Washburn Co. after Washburn’s death in 1896 and remained in business to c. 1905.

Wellington W. Washburn

Galesburg, IL 1859-1875
Watchmaker and jeweler.

George Waterman

Albany, NY 1848-1871

Wattles & Sheafer

Pittsburgh, PA 1867-1890
W. Warren Wattles and James Sheafer.

W.W. Wattles & Sons

Pittsburgh, PA 1889-c. 1960

William Wallace Wattles

Pittsburgh, PA c. 1860-1905

Webb & Lee

Janesville, WI 1856-1862

Jacob P. Weixler, Jr.

Worcester, MA 1865-1897

Weld & Bro.

Lockport, NY  1862-1881
William H. Weld and Willard H. Weld, jewelers.

Weld & Sons

Minneapolis, MN  1886-1958
Jewelers, founded by William H. Weld, Thomas H. Weld, and William H. Weld, Jr.

Wells & Chamberlain

Minneapolis, MN 1864-1872
G.G. Wells and William H. Chamberlain

Wells & Day

Oswago, PA 1872-1880
Walter Wells and Charles Day.

Welsh & Payne

New York, NY 1849-1851
George William Welsh and John K. Payne.

Wendell & Feltman

Albany, NY 1860-1864
William Wendell and William Feltman, jewelers.  Mark shown here on a piece made by John L. Westervelt.

Wendell & Hyman

Chicago, IL 1866-1875
Charles Wendell and Edward Sigmund Hyman.

Wendell & Roberts

Albany, NY 1864-1876
William Wendell and his brother-in-law Richard H. Roberts.