See Napier Co.
See Napier Co.
Paducah, KY 1865-1891
Watchmaker and jeweler. Nagel’s business continued after 1891 under his name, but run by his son Frederick W. Nagel and H.L. Meyer until c. 1903.
Meriden, CT 1920-1999
Successor to E.A. Bliss, Inc. and Napier-Bliss. In the 1980s Napier was sold to Victoria & Co., a giant in the jewelry business, who closed down Napier in 1999. Makers of sterling and silverplate novelties and jewelry.
New York, NY 1904-1970s
Founded by Samuel E. Bernstein. Acquired Cheltenam & Co. Ltd.
in the 1940s, F.B. Rogers in 1955, and the Ontario Mfg. Co. in 1956.
Makers of sterling and silverplated flatware and holloware.
See flatware patterns.
Milford, DE 1809-1811; Bensalem, PA 1812-1824; and
Philadelphia, PA 1824-1831
Easton, MD 1798-1818
In the partnership of Bowdle & Needles with James Bowdle 1798-1807.
Charlottesville, VA 1820-1823; Nashville, TN 1823-1846; and Huntsville, AL c. 1828
Portsmouth, NH 1755-1772; Lee, NH 1773-1774; Barnstead, NH
c. 1776; and Gilmanton, NH 1779-1789
Portsmouth, NH c. 1787-1818
Portsmouth, NH 1753-1785
Dunkirk, NY 1850-1858 and Davenport, IA (branch) 1856-1858.
New York, NY 1897-c1907
Makers of sterling novelties and jewelry and sterling antique reproduction holloware.
Brooklyn, CT 1828-c. 1860
Attleboro, MA c. 1970-2000
Reno, NV c. 1844-1875
A trade name of the Gorham Corporation.
Niagara Falls, NY 1893-c. 1930
Formed as a branch of the Carter-Crume Co. Niagara acquired the flatware department of the Pairpoint Mfg. Co. in 1900. Acquired by Wm. A. Rogers, Ltd. around 1904 which in turn was acquired by Oneida in 1929.
Charleston, SC 1842-1846
Savannah, GA 1815-1839 and 1843-1855
Formed the partnership of D.B. Nichols & Co. with John P. Smith in 1820. Smith died two months later, but Nichols continued to use the D.B. Nichols & Co. name through to 1830. Nichols sold his business in 1839 and moved north, returning to Savannah in 1843 to resume his business.
Concord, NH c. 1840-1850 and Lyndon, VT 1850-1880
Newport, RI 1808-1871
Baltimore, MD 1853-1905
Baltimore, MD c. 1799-1858
Silversmith and watchmaker.
Frankfort, KY 1822-1835 and Louisville, KY c. 1838
Frankfort, KY c. 1830 and/or Memphis, TN 1849-1878
Several references cite a Theodore Noel working in Frankfort, KY, around 1830 and a Theodore Noel working in Memphis, TN,
1849-1860. These references state this may or may not be the same person.
New York, NY c. 1950
Boston, MA 1796-1800
New Britain, CT c. 1820-1838 and
New York, NY 1820-1826 (concurrent)
Went by W.B. North & Co. 1822-1826. Was in the partnership of
North & Churchill with William A. Churchill 1831-1838.
Salem, MA c. 1730-1778
Salem, MA c. 1770-c. 1798
Chicago, IL c. 1865-1871
East Hartford, CT c. 1820-1830
The partnership of Norton & Seymour consisted of Benjamin R. Norton and Joseph Seymour and operated 1849-1854. David Hotchkiss was added as a partner, changing the name to Norton, Seymour & Co. 1854-1857.
Palmyra, NY c. 1841-1842 and Syracuse, NY c. 1844-1859
Norton was a partner in a number of businesses:
Hotchkiss & Norton with David Hotchkiss 1841-1849.
Norton & Seymour with Joseph Seymour 1849-1854.
Norton, Seymour & Co. with Joseph Seymour and David Hotchkiss 1854-1857.
B.R. Norton & Co. 1844-1849.
Hartford, CT c. 1820-1830
New York, NY c. 1912-1920s
Founded by William Nost. Makers of sterling holloware.
Chicago, IL 1909-1957
Maker of handwrought Arts & Crafts copper and silver bowls and some flatware.
Petersburg, VA 1853-1854
Thomas Nowland and James Thomas Young. Jewelers and silversmiths.
Petersburg, VA 1848-1862 and Richmond, VA 1865-1897
Was in the partnerships of Nowlan & Berry 1853-1854; Nowlan &
Young with James T. Young 1853-1854, and Nowlan & Co.
1866-1897 (Nowlan & Co. continued in business until 1926).
Edenton, NC 1800-1814
Boston, MA 1695-1715
Burlington, VT 1844-1878
Was in the partnership os Vilas & Noyes with William R. Vilas 1844-1848 and then M. Noyes & Co. with Horation and Julius M. Noyes 1848-1855.
Providence, RI 1903-1920
Founded by Benjamin Nussbaum, Joseph Nussbaum, and Walter Hunold. Manufacturers of sterling novelties and jewelry.
Frederick, MD 1818-1842
Dover, NH 1826-1871
Silversmith, jeweler, and watchmaker. Was in the partnership of E.H. Nutter & Co. 1846-1871.