Silverplate Marks

St. Louis to Superior

St. Louis Silver Plate Co. / St. Louis Silver Co.

St. Louis, MO 1893-1912
Began as the St. Louis Silver Plate Co. and changed names to the St. Louis Silver Co. in 1904.

Salem Silver Plate

A trade name of Sears, Roebuck & Co., first used in 1914, for flatware made by various manufacturers.
See flatware patterns.

W. & E. Schmidt

Milwaukee, WI  1880-c. 1948
Makers of ecclesiastic goods. Incorporated c. 1898 as the W. & E. Schmidt Co.

H. Sears & Son

Chicago, IL 1883-1959
Founded by Henry Sears, Edmund Sears, and Edward W. Beattie.  Sold to the Farwell-Ozmun-Kirk Co. c. 1887.  Cutlery and hardware manufacturers.  The 1865 was added to their mark in 1897.
See flatware patterns.


See Samuel E. Bernstein.

Shapleigh Hardware Co.

St. Louis, MO 1848-1940
With roots back to 1848.  Successor to the A.F. Shapleigh Hardware Co.  Acquired by the Simmons Hardware Co. in 1940.

Sharon Plate / Sharon Silverplate

A trade name of Wallace Silversmiths.
See flatware patterns.

Sheets-Rockford Silver Plate Co.

Rockford, IL  1925-1956
Successor to the Rockford Silver Plate Co.

Sheffield Silver Co.

Brooklyn, NY 1908-1950 and Norton, MA 1950-Present
Became a division of Reed & Barton in 1974.

Sheridan Silver Co.

Taunton, MA 1946-c. 1995
Successors to the C. & C. Co.  Acquired by Lenox, Inc. in 1973.

Sherwood Pure Silver Plate

A trade name of Wallace Silversmiths.
See flatware patterns.

Silver City Plate Co.

Meriden, CT  1895-1908


A trademark of Farber Bros.

Silverfild Co.

Muncie, IN c. 1911-1924

Silver Metal Mfg. Co. (I)

Cleveland, OH 1884-c. 1889
See flatware patterns.

Silver Metal Mfg. Co. (II)

Lyons, NY 1892 and Oswego, NY 1892-1897


A trademark for a white silver alloy (containing no silver; not silverplate) made c. 1900-1912 by the Bristol Silver Co.

Simmons Hardware Co.

St. Louis, MO 1874-1940
Founded by Edward C Simmons.  Simmons originally joined the firm of Wilson, Levering & Waters, and through a series of partnership changes the company became the firm of E.C. Simmons & Co. in 1870.  It was incorporated as the Simmons Hardware Co. in 1874.  Major manufacturer of tools, cutlery, and a wide variety of goods including flatware and holloware.  Acquired by the Shapleigh Hardware Co. in 1940.
See flatware patterns.

E.C. Simmons

A trade name of the Simmons Hardware Co.
See flatware patterns.

Simpson, Hall, Miller & Co.

Listed under Silversmiths.
See silverplate flatware patterns.

Simpson Nickel Silver Co.

Wallingford, CT  1871-1898

Smith & Feltman

Albany, NY 1849-1853 Succeeded by Smith & Co.

E.H.H. Smith Silver Co.

Bridgeport, CT  1902-1918
The firm went into receivership in 1918 and was acquired by Albert Pick & Co. in 1919.
See flatware patterns.

Lawrence B. Smith Co.

Listed under Silversmiths.

W.D. Smith Silver Co.

Chicago, IL  1913-1935

Solid Yukon Silver

A trademark of the Raymond Mfg. Co. of Muncie, IN.  In business c. 1900-1920.
See flatware patterns.

Southington Cutlery Co.

Southington, CT  1867-1908
This firm began as a cutlery manufacturer, with hardware
being added a short time later.  The manufacture of
silverplate and Britannia ware began in the mid-1880s
until 1892.  In that year it was decided to split out that
department and form the Southington Silver Plate Co., which was purchased a week later by the Meriden Britannia Co. and moved to Meriden, CT.  Cutlery manufacturing ceased in 1905 and the business became the Southington Hardware Co. in 1908.

Special Metal

See Homan Manufacturing Co.

Springfield Silver Plate Co.

Springfield, MA  1868-1872

Standard Silver Co. of Toronto

Toronto, ON 1893-1931
Became part of International Silver in 1912.

Standard Silver Ware Co.

Boston, MA  c. 1883-1921
See flatware patterns.

Star Cutlery Co.

Newark, NJ 1897-1950s A division of the Elgin-American Manufacturing Co.

Theodore B. Starr

Listed under Silversmiths.


A trademark of Gorham.
See flatware patterns.

Sterling Plate B

A trademark of the Bristol Brass & Clock Co.
See flatware patterns.

S. Sternau & Co.

Brooklyn, NY and New York, NY  1887-c. 1922
Primarily known as chafing dish and tea kettle makers; best remembered for where the brand name Sterno originated.

Stevens Silver Co.

Portland, ME 1893-1899
Succeeded by the Colonial Silver Co.

Stevens, Smart & Dunham

Portland, ME  1883-1887

Stevens, Woodman & Co.

Portland, ME  1890-1893
Succeeded by the Woodman-Cook Co.

James H. Stimpson

Baltimore, MD  1851-1868

Stix, Baer & Fuller

St. Louis, MO  1892-1984
Department store.  Silver goods were manufactured by other companies and branded with the Stix, Baer & Fuller name.  Became part of Dillard’s in 1984.

Stix & L’Allemand

New York, NY 1889-1893
Henry Stix and Ernest A. L’Allemand.  Succeeded by the L’Allemand Mfg. Co.

Stratford Plate / Stratford Silver Co. / Stratford Silver Plate Co.

Initially trademarks of Holmes & Edwards for their inexpensive
line of flatware, the trademarks became part of International
Silver in 1898.
See flatware patterns.

R. Strickland & Co.

Albany, NY  1870-1884
See flatware patterns.

Studio Silversmiths

Hawthorne, NJ 1950-c. 1980

Suffolk Silversmiths

A trademark of Gorham.

Superior Silver Co. / Superior Silver Plate Co.

Trademarks of the Middletown Plate Co.

Supreme Silver Plate

A trade name of International Silver.
See flatware patterns.