Silver Makers' Marks - Birmingham Assay Office (D)

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D&

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Daniel & Arter 1900 Coffee pot, dish, flatware, teapot Highgate Street, Birmingham
1913..1933
(registered Feb 1882)
Ducrow & Atkins 1905..1907
(registered Jun 1905)
Caster, creamer, sucrier
Docker & Burn Ltd 1921..1930
(registered Sep 1920)
Caster, condiments set, dish, egg cup, jug, mug, napkin ring, spoon, toast rack Sterling Works, Barr Street, Birmingham
D-B & Co Ltd (1910)
D & B S 1978 Bracelet
Edward Durban & Co 1889..1897 Caddy spoon, cuff links, fob medal, pin tray Manufacturing jewellers, Frederick Street, Birmingham
1927
(registered May 1924)
D & Co 1948 Brooch
D & D 1914..1935 Fob medal
Dance & Duerden (Albert Dance & H Duerden) 1914..1932 Fob medal Jewellers & medallists, Queens Street, Morley, Yorkshire
Deakin & Francis Ltd 1890..1993
(registered Dec 1901)
Basket, box, buckle, button, card case, chatelaine, cigar cutter, cigarette case, compact, condiments set, dressing & vanity sets, flask, egg cup, fruit knife, ink well, masonic jewel, napkin ring, pendant, souvenir spoon, tea caddy, tea service, toast rack, tray, vase, vesta, vinaigrette Regent Place, Birmingham

The original proprietors were Stephen Henry Deakin & John Horace Francis (brothers-in-law)

1972..1975
2001
Deely & Fisher (probably) 1896 Thimble Jewellers, Vyse Street, Birmingham
Deykin & Harrison (William Redfern Deykin & Walter Andrew Harrison) 1895..1900
(registered Jun 1895)
Caddy spoon, cigarette case, frame, goblet, napkin ring, rose bowl, salt, salver, sauce boat, tea service, tray, trophy cup, vanity jar top Jennens Row, Birmingham
1897..1899
(registered Apr 1897)
1902..1923
(registered Mar 1924)
1924..1936
(registered Aug 1924)
D & H 1993 Locket
Davidson, Henderson & Sorley (1924..1939)
Danziger & Isaacs 1903..1912 Imported items: purse, wallet Victor Block & Arthur Danziger Isaacs trading as Danziger & Isaacs, jewellery importers, Vyse Street, Birmingham & Hatton Garden, London
Derry & Jones (Frederick Derry & Henry Jones) 1862..1865
(registered Jan 1861)
Box, masonic jewel, vesta Great Hampton Street, Birmingham

Partnership dissolved 1867

Ducrow & Jackson 1897..1898
(registered Jun 1897)
Card case, fork, teapot
1899
(registered Jun 1897)
David & Lionel Spiers 1882..1894
(registered Feb 1879)
Box, card case, cigarette case, creamer, pincushion, salt, scent bottle, thimble, tongs, vesta Hylton Street, Birmingham

(image courtesy of Ray Nimmo)
1881..1884
(registered Sep 1879)
D & M 1865..1888 Box, card case, etui, vesta
D & M Davis (David & Maurice Davis) 1901..1905
(registered Aug 1906)
Box, buckle, mug, vase Livery Street, Birmingham
1907
(registered Jul 1895)
D & M S 2013 Caddy spoon
Deakin & Nephew 1879..1881 Card case, flask, thimble Charles Washington Shirley Deakin & Stephen Deakin trading as Deakin & Nephew, Regent Place, Birmingham

Stephen Deakin was Charles Deakin's nephew. Charles Deakin retired in 1881 and the company became Deakin & Francis (see above).

Dalman & Narborough Ltd 1970 Buckle plate, walking cane top Makers of military & Scottish highland ornaments, military canes, etc, Lombard Street, Birmingham
1970..1975
(registered Feb 1969)
Davies & Powers 1938..1964 Box, condiments, dish, goblet, mug, napkin ring, tankard, trophy cup Hockley Hill, Birmingham
D & P B 1997..2008 Blotter, bookmark, ink well, jar lid
D R & S (1989..1992)
Deykin & Son 1894
(registered May 1892)
Dish
Dowler & Sons 1891..1895
(registered Oct 1887)
Cigarette case, spoon
D & S 1907 Fob medal
D & S 1909..1911 Cigarette case, vesta
Duncan & Scobbie 1912..1947 Cigarette case, dish, napkin ring, spoon, toast rack, vesta St Vincent Street, Glasgow

(image courtesy of Graham Evans)
D & S 1947..1954 Brooch, fob medal, "Iona" spoon Possibly A H Darby & Sons. Mark seen (1954) with A H Darby & Sons' incuse A.H.D&S mark.




DB

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Derek T Birch 1970..1977 Box, caddy spoon, tray Lincoln

(Thanks to a correspondent for a correction to this entry)

D B 1977 Ingot pendant
D B 1990 Letter opener
D B 1992..1994 Spoon, tray
D-B & Co Ltd 1910..1911 Bowl, purse
D B & N 1966 Fob medal

D Bros 1910..1971 Ashtray, box, caster, cigarette case, match box holder, napkin ring, sauce boat, vesta Possibly Davies Brothers or Dingley Brothers (Silversmiths, Caroline Street, Birmingham, Augusta Street, Birmingham)




DC

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
D C Bs 1957 Napkin ring
Douglas Clock Co 1897..1903 Box, clock, napkin ring
Douglas Clock Co Ltd 1904..1907
(registered Jul 1904)




DD

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments

(image courtesy of Graham Evans)
D D & Co 1935 Fob medal

(image courtesy of www.dartsilverltd.co.uk)
Davis, Duff & Son 1934..1941 Ashtray, condiments set, dish, napkin ring, salver, sauce boat, toast rack Royal Exchange, Glasgow




DE

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
George Edward & Sons (David & George Edward) 1911 Dish Buchanan Street, Glasgow




DG

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Daniel George Collins;

subsequently D G Collins Ltd;

then (after 1939) Sir D G Collins Ltd
1904, 1927, 1971 Badge, condiments, dish, fob medal, spoon, trophy cup, vesta Newgate Street, London EC1
1905..1922, 1947
1909..1912, 1928..1938, 1957..1965

(image courtesy of Graham Evans)
1909..1938

(image courtesy of www.dartsilverltd.co.uk)
1912




DH

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
D H 1977 Ingot pendant
Davidson, Henderson & Sorley 1924..1939 Comport, mug, pepperette, sauce boat, toast rack Buchanan St, Glasgow
David Hollander & Son 1908, 1933, 1972..1979 Caddy spoon, decanter label, dish, napkin ring, souvenir spoon, trophy cup Northampton Street, Birmingham

Subsequently David Hollander & Sons Ltd


(image courtesy of Andy from Sydney)
1963..1981
1971..1972
1975..1978
D H Phillips Ltd 1947..1949 Brooch Wholesale Art Jewellers, Holborn Circus, London EC1

A series of ballerina brooches retailed by D H Phillips of London was made by the silversmith Frederick Massingham of Augusta Street & Northampton Street, Birmingham





DI

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
D I 2007 Box
D I D 1984 Spoon, thimble

(image courtesy of www.dartsilverltd.co.uk)
D I S 1993 Cuff links




DJ

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
David Jenkins 1812
(registered Jul 1812)
Vinaigrette Newhall Street, Birmingham
D J 1978..1979 Fob medal, ingot pendant
D J 1985..1987 Decanter label, spoon
D J M 1973 Fob medal A very similar Sheffield mark seen dated 1988




DL

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Schindler & Co (David Loebl) 1900 Match striker Alderbury Avenue, London

(image courtesy of www.dartsilverltd.co.uk)
D L 1920 (or 1945) Perfume bottle lid
David Lawrence Silverware 1963..1967
(registered Mar 1963)
Bowl, box, candelabrum, candlestick, caster, condiments set, mug, salver, tray, trophy cup, vase
David Linley 2005..2006 Box, salad servers
D L M 2002 Bangle
De La Rue Ltd 1908..1911 Cigarette holder case, pen holder Bunhill Row, London
David & Lionel Spiers (1881..1884)




DM

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
D M 1852 Bottle top
Danbury Mint 1977 Commemorative plate Cox Lane, Chessington, Surrey
1981..1982
Davis, Moss & Co 1907..1908
(registered Feb 1907)
Brush, napkin ring, purse, spoon, vesta "Manufacturing silversmiths & Connemara art jewellers", Harford Street, Birmingham
1907..1913
1909..1910
D M & S 2006 Caddy spoon
Daniel Manufacturing Company 1926..1957
(registered Mar 1912)
Box, vanity & dressing sets
Da-mar Silverware 1977 Pepper grinder Chairman: David Shaw; Managing Director: Martin Collins
Dryad Metal Works 1924..1944 Fork, spoon Sanvey Gate, Leicester




DN

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Dawson & Co 1900
(registered Aug 1897)
Spoon
Deykin & Harrison (1897..1899)
D N H & S 1904..1906 Watch stand




DO

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments

(image courtesy of www.dartsilverltd.co.uk)
David Dow 1891, 1919 Fob medal Argyle Street, Glasgow
1896..1912




DP

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
David Pettifer 1848..1859
(registered Jul 1847)
Box, card case, cigar case, vinaigrette
Douglas Pell Silverware 1981..2000 Candle snuffer, decanter label, napkin ring, plaque, spoon Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire

web site

D P G 1965 Ring
D P Martin 1946
(registered Jan 1946)
Cigarette case Jeweller & silversmith, Augusta Street, Birmingham




DR

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
D R 1947 Cigarette case

(image courtesy of Dave Koncher)
D R 1973..1977 Box, plaque
D R & S 1986..1992 Frame, wine funnel
D R H 1920..1947 Box, cigarette case, compact




DS

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
James Dixon & Sons (probably) 1845..1855 Jar top Silver Street, Sheffield

Note: this is not a registered Birmingham mark, but is very similar to some of Dixon & Sons' Sheffield-registered marks. One example of this mark seen overstamped on another Birmingham maker's mark.

Stewart Dawson & Co (David Stewart Dawson) 1882..1887 Watch case Case maker, Park Road, Liverpool, Lancashire

Incuse & cameo marks with serif letters registered Nov 1881

D (S) Ltd 1975..1980 Beaker, candlestick, menu holder, napkin ring, spoon
D S M 1968..1971 Bowl, goblet, napkin ring
Sharman D Neill Ltd (1935)
D S S 1985 Salver
D S W 1988 Saucepan




DT

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments

(image courtesy of Graham Evans)
D T & S 1915 Fob medal




DU

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
D U Co 1932 Teapot




DV

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
D V 1994..1996 Decanter, inkwell, pepperette & salt shaker
D V Chapman 1934..1937
(registered Oct 1934)
Butter knife, napkin ring, spoon
1936..1937
(registered Oct 1932)




DW

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
D W & Co 1922..1930 Cigarette case, fob medal