Silversmiths Directory & Sterling Marks

Alphabetical by Name

Haddock to Hanners

Haddock & Andrews

Boston, MA 1838-1847
A partnership between Henry Haddock and Henry Andrews.

Haddock, Lincoln & Foss

Boston, MA 1857-1868
Henry Haddock, Albert L. Lincoln and Charles Foss.

Henry Haddock (1811-1892)

Boston, MA  1838-1868
Was in the partnership of Haddock & Andrews 1838-1847
and Haddock, Lincoln & Foss 1857-1868.

John W. Haight

Auburn, NY 1839-1891
In business with Leonard D. Leach as Haight & Leach in 1859-1867 and as J.W. Haight & Co. in 1871 and again 1881-1890.

Nelson Haight

Newburg, NY 1839-1865 and New York, NY c. 1868-1869
Haight’s retailer mark is shown at right with pseudo hallmarks for John L. Westervelt.

David Richard Hale

Lowell, MA c. 1842-1855

Frank Gardner Hale

Boston, MA  1907-1945
Highly regarded silversmith and jeweler of the Arts & Crafts era.

Nathan Hale

Rindge, NH 1791-1796; Windsor, VT 1796-1807; and
Chelsea, VT 1807

Haley & Lewis

Paris, KY c. 1850

George W. Haley

Paris, KY c. 1850

Hall & Bliss

Albany, NY  c. 1816-1818
Green Hall with an unknown partner.

Hall & Brower

Albany, NY  1852-1853
Green Hall and Sperry Douglas Brower.

Hall & Hewson

Albany, NY  1828-1839 and 1842-1845
Green Hall and John D. Hewson.

Hall, Hewson & Brower

Albany, NY  1846-1852
A partnership between Green Hall, John D. Hewson, and
S. Douglas Brower.

Hall, Hewson & Co.

Albany, NY  1839-1842
Green Hall, John D. Hewson and S. Douglas Brower.

Abraham Bashara Hall (1785-1872)

Geneva, NY  1806-c. 1867
Was a partner with J. Hall in the firm of J. & A.B. Hall in 1813 and
in the firm of Hall & Elton c. 1841-c. 1850.

Amasa Williams Hall (1803-1880)

Farmington, ME 1841-1842; Lewiston Falls, ME 1847-1848; Auburn, ME 1850; Atlanta, GA 1852-1861; Portland, ME c. 1863; and Wakefield, MA 1864-1870
Hall was also in a partnership with his son Horace L. Hall in Charlestown, MA, c. 1869-1870 by the name of A.W. Hall & Co.

Charles Hall

Lancaster, PA 1763-1783

David Hall

Philadelphia, PA c. 1759-1777 and Burlington, NJ 1777-1778

Green Hall

New York, NY 1808-1810 and Albany, NY 1810-1853
A partner in a number of firms:
Lansing & Hall with Gerrit Lansing in 1808.
Carson & Hall with Thomas Carson 1810-1818.
Hall & Bliss 1816-1818.
Hall & Hewson with John D. Hewson 1828-1839 and 1842-1845.
Hall, Hewson & Co. 1839-1842.
Hall, Hewson & Merrifield with John D. Hewson, S. Douglas Brower and Thomas Merrifield in 1845.
Hall, Hewson & Brower 1846-1850.
Hall & Brower with S. Douglas Brower 1852-1853.

Ivory Hall

Concord, NH 1819-1874

John Hall

Louisville, KY c. 1848

Joseph Hall

Albany, NY 1780-c. 1801

Ransom E. Hall (1806-1897)

Geneva, NY 1829-1832; Cleveland, OH 1833-1837; Detroit, MI c. 1840; Marshall, MI c. 1842-1862; and Coldwater, MI c. 1863-1887
In the partnerships of Hall & Snow with William H. Snow
1835-1837 and R.E. Hall & Son with his son R. Allen Hall
c. 1865-1886.

George W. Halliwell

Poughkeepsie, NY 1855-1875
Silversmith and watchmaker.


Originally a trademark of the United Jewelers, a retail jewelers’ cooperative 1914-1923.  Beginning in 1942, Oneida produced three sterling patterns under the Hallmark name, two of which were earlier design patents belonging to United Jewelers.
See flatware patterns.

Hallmark Silversmiths

New York, NY Early 1900s-1954
Merged with the Hunt Silver Co. in 1954 to become the
Hunt-Hallmark Co.

Jabez Halsey

New York, NY 1785-1796
In the partnership of Dalley & Halsey with Philip Dally 1787-1789.

Hamilton Silver Mfg. Co.

New York, NY c. 1900-1912
Acquired by T.N. Benedict Mfg. Co.

Hamilton & Davis

Philadelphia, PA 1876-1881
Matthew F. Hamilton and Junius H. Davis. Succeeded by Hamilton & Diesinger.

Hamilton & Diesinger

Philadelphia, PA 1881-1899
Founded by Matthew Hamilton and Herman Diesigner. Successors to Hamilton & Davis; shut down upon the retirement of Hamilton.  Makers of sterling flatware, holloware and souvenir spoons.  Succeeded by M.F. Hamilton & Son.

Hamilton & Hamilton, Jr.

Providence, RI 1883-1933
Founded by Ralph Spence Hamilton and his son Ralph S.
Hamilton, Jr. Successor to Hamilton & Hunt. Primarily
manufacturing jewelers, also made cigarette cases and novelties.

M.F. Hamilton & Son

Philadelphia, PA 1899-1909
Successors to Hamilton & Diesinger.

J.B. Hamlin

North Bridgton, ME 1940s-1970s
Primarily a pewtersmith, trained under Lauritis Christian Eichner.

William Hamlin (1772-1869)

Middletown, CT 1791-1795 and Providence, RI 1795-c. 1860
Silversmith, engraver, and nautical instrument maker. Was in the partnership of W. & J.H. Hamlin with his brother John H. Hamlin 1809-1819.

Thomas Hammersley

New York, NY 1756-1769

S. Hammond & Co.

Utica, NY c. 1810
Seneca Hammond.

James Brandon Hampton

Salisbury, NC 1822-1832
Was in the partnership of Hampton & Palmer with John C. Palmer 1830-1832.
Silversmith and jeweler.

Hand & Hammer Silversmiths

Woodbridge, VA 1979-Present
Founded by William L. deMatteo, his son Chip deMatteo, and Phil Thorp. Makers of sterling jewelry and well known for their annual Christmas ornaments which were started in 1987.

John Hancock (1732-1784)

Charlestown and Boston, MA 1753-1770 and Oxford, MD 1770-1784

Lucius Rufus Handerson

Concord, NH 1840-1845 and c. 1860-1864;
Worcester, MA c. 1847-1852; and Vergennes, VT 1870-1880
Silversmith, watchmaker, and jeweler.

Handicraft Guild

Minneapolis, MN 1904-1918
Founded and operated by woman silversmiths producing handwrought items in the Arts & Crafts style.

Handicraft Shop

Boston, MA 1901-c. 1946
Founded as part of the Boston Society of Arts and Crafts.  The
Handicraft Shop employed silversmiths and served as a launching pad for such as Frans Gyllenberg, George Gebelein, Mary C. Knight, and Karl Leinonen among others.

Andrew Hanford

Peekskill, NY c. 1820-1830

William W. Hannah

Geneva, NY c. 1842-1847; Albany, NY c. 1848
and Hudson, NY 1851-1868

George Hanners, Sr. (c. 1696-1740)

Boston, MA 1717-1740

George Hanners, Jr. (1721-1760)

Boston, MA c. 1742-1760