Silver Makers' Marks - Birmingham Assay Office (B)

B& BA BB BC BD BE BF BG BH BI BJ BK BL BM BN BO BP BQ BR BS BT BU BV BW BX BY BZ

BL

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
B L 1881 Locket

(image courtesy of Ray Nimmo)
B - L 1984 Thimble
Bendall Brothers (Gordon, Henry & David Bendall) 1925..1935, 1956..1959 Badge clip, fob medal, napkin ring, spoon, trophy cup Spencer Street, Birmingham
1933..1949
1963..1966
B Ld 1900 Fob medal
B Ld 1911, 1936 Button, fob medal Possibly Buttons Ltd or Bennett Ltd.

Buttons Ltd mark (registered Jul 1908) shown by Crisp-JonesCrisp-Jones, Kenneth, ed. - Silversmiths of Birmingham and Their Marks, 1750-1980,  Robert Hale, 1981 has the D underlined.

There is also a similar mark with no stop and with underlined D registered by Bennett 1907 Ltd, a Birmingham company, in Chester and London.

Bishton's Ltd 1945..1988
(registered Mar 1945)
Caddy spoon, candelabrum, cocktail sticks, condiments set, decanter label, napkin ring, salver, toast rack Northampton Street, Birmingham
B Ltd 1895..1905 Fob medal, souvenir spoon
Bracelon Ltd 1966..1975 Bangle, pendant Manufacturing jewellers, Hylton Street, Birmingham
1978




BM

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Benjamin May 1777..1782
(registered Sep 1773)
Wick trimmer (working c1773-1801)

(image courtesy of www.20thcenturysilver.co.uk)
Beatrice Midgley 1966 Caddy spoon Coventry
Birmingham Mint 1975..1986 Box, decanter label, medal, mug, spoon
B M 1977..1979 Box, salver
Bigbury Mint Ltd 1994 Medal Medallists, Ermington, Devon
Birmingham Medal & Badge Co 1950..1963
(registered May 1949)
Golf club spoon

(image courtesy of www.dartsilverltd.co.uk)
B M C 1922 Spoon Note: mark is damaged due to being overstruck on another mark
Birmingham Medal Co 1922..1926 Bowl, dish, fob medal, spoon, trophy cup Goldsmiths Buildings, Vittoria St, Birmingham
1924..1934

(image courtesy of www.acsilver.co.uk)
1926

(image courtesy of www.antiques-and-curios.uk)
B M T 1988 Stick pin




BN

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
B N 1912 Spoon
B N 1923..1939 Medal, spoon




BP

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Birmingham Plate & Cutlery Ltd 1946..1947
(registered Mar 1946)
Flatware, mug, tea service
1946..1948
B P Co 1966 Caster
Boots Pure Drug Company 1900..1917 Box, book cover, buckle, button hook, candlestick, cigarette case, decanter label, dish, dressing set, frame, jar top, manicure set, mustard, napkin clip, napkin ring, pencil holder, pepperette, pincushion, purse, scissors, souvenir spoon, stamp case, table lighter, tray, vesta Station Street, Nottingham

Boots was, and still is, a large chain of retail chemists

1903..1923
1969 Commemorative Apollo 11 moon landing medal
Boots Pure Drug Company (probably) 1909 Imported purse
B P M 1985 Buckle




BR

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
B R T 1983..1986 Creamer, pepperette




BS

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments

(image courtesy of Dave Koncher)
B S 1883 Vesta
Bravingtons Ltd 1927..1945 Box, cigarette case, cocktail shaker, condiments set, fob medal, match book holder, napkin ring, tea service, trophy cup Frank William Bravington trading as Bravingtons, Pentonville Road & Ludgate Hill, London
1927..1939

(image courtesy of Graham Evans)
1938
1947
Bishtons Ltd 1990..2001 Napkin ring, perfume bottle

(image courtesy of David Mercer)
Barrowclift Silvercraft 1972..2000
(registered Mar 1972)
Candlestick, condiments, ring tree, spoon, tazza, vase Tenby Street, Birmingham
B Stych & Co Ltd 1973 Gold ring Manufacturing jewellers, Augusta Street, Birmingham; subsequently Frederick Street, Birmingham
Brian Shadbolt 2001..2012
(registered c1964)
Spoon
B Street & Co 1919..1928
(registered Jan 1916)
Napkin ring, tea caddy
Brighton School of Arts & Crafts (probably) 1977 Condiments spoon
Benjamin Stuart Chinn (registered Dec 1894) Case maker, Hill Street, Coventry
Birmingham Silversmiths Co 1947..1949
(registered Aug 1947)
Ashtray, trophy cup
B S C Ltd 1994 Box
B S Ltd 1967..1974 Bowl, candelabra, salt spoon, trophy cup, vase Possibly British Silverware Ltd




BT

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
B T 1982 Candle snuffer
B T C 1902 Table lighter
Benjamin Thomas Greening

B T Greening Ltd (from 1907)

1899..1907, 1921 Clock frame, knife rest, pepperette, pin tray Hatton Garden, London & Hylton Street, Birmingham




BW

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
B W Fase & Co 1896 Flask Oxford Street, London