Silversmiths Directory & Sterling Marks

Alphabetical by Name

Wolf to Wynne

General James Wolf

Wilmington, DE 1813-1830 and Philadelphia, PA 1830-1833.

Jacob Wolf (b. 1795)

Westminster, MD c. 1815-1818; Uniontown, MD 1818-mid 1820s;
and Waynesburg, PA mid-1820s to 1864
Silversmith and clockmaker.

Jacob Wolf

Philadelphia, PA c. 1795

Francis H. Wolfe (Wolf)

Philadelphia, PA c. 1829-1849 and Fort Smith, AR 1850-1867

Wolfenden Silver Co.

North Attleboro, MA 1919-1955
Founded by John W. Wolfenden. Purchased by Crown Silver Co. Makers of sterling flatware and holloware.

George Woltz (1744-1811)

Hagerstown, MD  1775-1811

Wood & Force

New York, NY 1839-1841
Jacob Wood and Jabez Wood Force.

Wood & Hughes

New York, NY 1845-1899 / 1903
Founded by Jacob Wood and Jasper W. Hughes.  Successors to Gale, Wood & Hughes.  The mark shown in the two lowest examples was used after 1871.  The firm ceased manufacturing in 1899 and sold their plant to Graff, Washbourne & Dunn who in turn was acquired by Gorham in 1961.  Wood & Hughes continued in business selling their stock until they closed for good in 1903.  Makers of sterling and coin flatware and holloware.
See flatware patterns.

A. & W. Wood

New York, NY c. 1848-1871
See flatware patterns.

Benjamin Wood

New York, NY 1806-1819
Was in the partnership of Cole & Wood with Ebenezer Cole.

Jacob Wood

New York, NY 1835-1850
A partner in the firms of Gale, Wood & Hughes 1834-1845 and
Wood & Hughes 1845-1850.

John Wood

Albany, Schenectady, and New York, NY c. 1780-1792

L.S. Wood

Pasadena, CA c. 1950-1951

N.G. Wood & Son / N.G. Wood & Sons

Boston, MA c. 1870-1964
Founded by Nathaniel G. Wood and Albert N. Wood.  Another son joined the firm c. 1889 to become N.G. Wood & Sons.  Makers and retailers of sterling flatware and jewelry and makers of silverplated holloware.

William Wood

Georgetown, DC 1805-1808; Washington, DC 1808-1822
Was in the partnerships of Rigden & Wood with Thomas Rigden
1805-1808 and then Bentley & Wood with Joseph Bentley in 1809.

William S. Wood

Skaneateles, NY  c. 1810-1815

Bancroft Woodcock

Wilmington, DE 1754-1793 and Well’s Valley, PA 1793-1817
Was a partner in the firm of Woodcock & Byrnes with Thomas Byrnes 1790-1794.

Isaac Woodcock (1764-1849)

Wilmington, DE 1787-1795; Well’s Valley, PA 1795-1820 and 1829-1849; Hagerstown, MD c. 1795; and Mount Pleasant, PA 1820-1825

Woodruff & Deterly

Cincinnati, OH 1817-1821
Enos Woodruff and Jacob Deterly. Successor to R. Best & Co.

Enos Woodruff

Elizabeth, NJ c. 1812 and Cincinnati, OH 1813-1834
Was involved in a number of partnerships:
Best & Woodruff with Robert Best 1813-1815.
R. Best & Co. with Robert Best and Jacob Deterly 1815-1817.
Woodruff & Deterly with Jacob Deterly 1817-1821.
Woodruff & White with George L. White 1827-1834.
Woodruff also had an interest c. 1813-1820 in the business of E. Ayres & Co. in Louisville, KY, with Elias Ayres and Jacob Deterly

Woods & Chatellier

New York, NY 1899-1931
Founded by Stephen Woods and John Chatellier.
Manufacturers of jewelery, boxes, and novelties.

Freeman Woods (d. 1834)

New York, NY 1791-1794 and New Bern, CT 1794-1834

Richard M. Woods & Co.

New York, NY 1915-c. 1950
Makers of sterling holloware, vanity items, and novelties.

Woodside Sterling Co.

Newark, NJ 1895-1915 and New York, NY 1915-c. 1960
Makers of sterling holloware, vanity items, and novelties.

Woodward & Grosjean

Boston, MA c. 1840-1850
John H. Woodward and Charles Grosjean.

James J. Woodward

Great Falls (now Somersworth), NH c. 1846-1907
Was in the partnership of Wakefield & Woodward with Albert Wakefield c. 1846-1865.

Woodworth & Kirkham

Springfield, MA 1845-1852
Earl Woodworth and James Kirkham.

E. & S. Woodworth

Springfield, MA c. 1825-1845

Earl Woodworth

Hampden, MA 1820-1825 and Springfield, MA 1825-1852
In the partnership of Woodworth & Kirkham 1845-1852.
Silversmith and watchmaker.

James T. Woolley

Boston, MA  c. 1910-1920s
Maker of hand wrought flatware and holloware, working in the Arts & Crafts style.

Worden-Munnis Co., Inc.

Boston, MA 1940-1964
Acquired by Old Newbury Crafters in 1964. Makers of sterling holloware.

Wordley, Allsop & Bliss Co.

Newark, NJ 1908-c. 1914
Succeeded by the Allslopp-Bliss Co. Makers of sterling and gold
novelties and jewelry.

Worthley Bros.

Brunswick, ME c. 1867-1880
Nathaniel T. Worthley and William E.G. Worthley.  Silversmiths and jewelers.

Wortz & Voorhis

New York, NY 1894-1899
James W. Wortz and William L. Voorhis.

Thomas Wriggins / Wriggins & Co.

Philadelphia, PA 1831-1876
Was in the partnership of Wriggins & Co. 1831-1835, 1842-1846, and 1869-1876.  Was also in the partnership of Wriggins & Warden 1856-1868.

George B. Wright

Staunton, VA 1849-1854
Silversmith and jeweler. In the partnership of G.B. Wright & Co. with J.W. Meredith 1850-1854.

Wyer & Farley

Portland, ME 1814-1818
Eleazer Wyer, Jr. & Charles Farley.

Eleazer Wyer (1786-1848)

Portland, ME 1806-1848
Silversmith and jeweler. In the partnership of Wyer & Farley
1814-1818. In the partnership of Wyer & Noble with Joseph Noble 1821-1835.

S. Wyler, Inc.

New York, NY 1890-Present
Founded by Sigmund Wyler. Dealers of antique silver and makers of antique reproductions.

Charles Wyman

St. Albans, VT 1847-1895 and Burlington, VT 1896-1897
Silversmith and jeweler. Involved in a number of partnerships:
Huntington & Wyman with Alfred Huntington 1850-1856.
C. & J. Wyman with brother John Wyman 1856-1862.
Wyman & Huntington with Elihu Huntington 1862-1868.
Chas. Wyman & Son with son John D. Wyman 1887-1893 and again 1896-1897.
Chas. Wyman & Co. 1893-1895.

Benjamin Wynkoop (1675-1751)

New York, NY 1698-c. 1720

Christopher Wynn

Baltimore, MD 1822-1883

Robert Wynne

Salisbury, NC 1827-1830 and Halifax, NC c. 1832
In the firm of Huntington & Wynne with John Huntington