Silver Makers' Marks - Birmingham Assay Office (M)

M& MA MB MC MD ME MF MG MH MJ MK ML MM MN MP MS MT MW MZ

M&

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
M & A 1902 Fob medal
M & A 1977..1988 Goblet, napkin ring
Marples & Beasley 1899 Bookmark, button, candlestick, fob medal, medal, napkin ring, presentation key, salt, spoon Jewellers & medallists, Albion Street, Birmingham; subsequently (after c1945) New St John Street West, Birmingham; later: South Road, Birmingham
1906..1928
1905..1934, 1950, 1994
Marston & Bayliss 1900..1907
(registered Aug 1900)
Basket, box, creamer, mug, salt, spoon & tongs set Branston Street, Birmingham; subsequently Icknield Street, Birmingham

Partnership dissolved 1906

Morgan & Boon 1919..1942
(registered Dec 1918)
Cigarette case Pitsford Street, Birmingham; (from 1931) Vyse Street, Birmingham

(image courtesy of www.dartsilverltd.co.uk)
Morris & Baker 1946
(registered Jul 1946)
Cigarette case Hockley Hill, Birmingham; later Northampton Street, Birmingham
M & C 1895 Vesta
Marks & Cohen (Walter Henry Marks & Samuel Tobias Cohen) 1901..1910 Basket, bowl, box, dish, goblet, menu holder, mustard, salt, scent bottle, spoon, trophy cup, watch holder Camden Street, Birmingham
M & C Lister Ltd 1905..1910
(registered Jun 1906)
Box, candlestick, clock, condiments set, cup holder, watch holder, vase
Robert Mitchell & Co 1812
(registered May 1812)
Vinaigrette "Late of Pemberton & Son"

Snow Hill, Birmingham

T May & Co 1889
(registered May 1888)
Fob medal, salt, vase rim
1895..1900
(registered Feb 1890)
M & Co 1900 Imported purse mounts
Marples & Co 1901..1906 Buckle, cigar case, creamer, cup holder, dish, mustard, napkin ring, salt, sucrier, toast rack Ludgate Hill, Birmingham

Marples was a wholly owned subsidiary of Martin, Hall & Co

1902..1910
(registered Sep 1901)
Modern & Co 1908
(registered Jun 1908)
Brush
Munsey & Co Ltd 1905..1936 Boat race winner's medal, card case, cigarette case, inkwell, tray, vase Market Place, Cambridge; later Market Hill, Cambridge
M & Co Ltd 1902 Stamp case
Mayer & Fulda 1886..1887
(registered Jan 1883)
Watch case Watch manufacturers, Thavies Inn, London EC; later Hatton Garden, London EC
M & H 1901 Dip pen
Male & Jones 1887..1903 Belt, brooch, buckle Frederick Male trading as Male & Jones, jewellers, Hylton Street, Birmingham

1903 buckle mechanism marked "MALES PATENT 11411"

Marson & Jones 1919..1937
(registered May 1915)
Candlestick, caster, condiments, napkin ring, sauce boat, spoon, toast rack, vase
Minshull & Latimer 1890..1902 Bowl, buckle, cigar & cigarette cases, condiments, napkin ring, perfume bottle, sovereign case, teapot, tray, vesta Vyse Street, Birmingham
M & P 1896..1898 Dish, spoon, tongs, vesta
M & R 1981 Spoon
Madin & Smith (Mary & Margaret Madin and Annie Smith) 1965..1973 Creamer, fork, spoon
M & S J 1978 Bracelet
Moritz & Simon Lotheim 1889..1896 Bowl, box, jar lid Vittoria Street, Birmingham
Marrian & Tye (Francis Marrian & Edwin Tye) 1876
(registered Oct 1864)
Flask
Mills & Co 1891..1892
(registered Oct 1891)
Box, dish
Mappin & Webb Ltd 2000..2008 Coaster, letter holder, napkin ring Royal Cutlery Works, Norfolk Street, Sheffield




MA

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Ma 1947 Cigarette packet holder

(image courtesy of Mark Ashcroft)
M A B 2001 Money clip
Marie Albert Perrier 1881..1885
(registered 1882)
Watch case Watch manufacturer, Bury Street, London EC
M A S 1973 Coaster




MB

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Matthew Boulton

Matthew Boulton Plate Co (from May 1820)

1790..1832
(registered Jun 1774)
Bowl, candelabra, candlestick, chamberstick, coffee pot, decanter label, dish, egg cup, epergne, inkstand, jug, mustard, plate, salt, salver, tea service, toast rack, wine coaster

(image courtesy of www.dartsilverltd.co.uk)
M B 1890 Fruit knife
Mitchell Bosley & Co 1890..1898 Basket, card case, cigarette case, coin case, dish, salt, vanity jar top, vesta Bath Street, Birmingham
1893..1907
1903
M B 1900..1902 Badge
Murrle Bennet & Co (Ernst Mürrle and J B Bennett) 1899 Souvenir spoon Charterhouse Street, London
Matthew Boulton & John Fothergill 1773..1779 Flatware, jug, tray Working 1773 - 1801

Also seen as IF MB

The Mint Birmingham Ltd (probably) 1917..1919 Fob medal Icknield Street, Birmingham
M Bros 1887..1904 Bookmark, bottle cap, chamberstick, dish, flatware, mustard, salt, vesta
Miller Brothers 1897..1899 Caster, clock, creamer, jar top, page turner, pepperette, salt, spoon, thermometer, vesta Newgate Street, London
1901..1919
M Bros 1899..1901 Spoon
M Bros 1900..1905 Buckle, dish, napkin ring, tongs
Mappin Brothers 1900..1906 Sifter spoon, ring tree William Gibson & John Lawrence Langman trading as Mappin Brothers, Queens Works, Sheffield; & retailers at Regent Street, London W and Cheapside, London EC
M Bros 1902..1903 Salt
M Bros 1903,1918 Matchbox cover, napkin ring
M Bros 1904 Box
M Bros 1905 Buckle
M Bros 1906 Jar lid
M Bros 1912 Hatpin stand, watch holder

(image courtesy of Graham Evans)
M Bros 1932 Fob medal
M B S 1924 Clock




MC

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
M C 1909 Jar top
M C 1996 Money clip
McC & D 1934 Fob medal
M C J 1994 Key fob
M C Sn Co Ld 1935 Trophy cup Note: there is a very similar London mark




MD

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Maxfield & Sons 1894 Decanter label Upper John Street, London
M D Yates & Sons 1975..1978, 2014..2017 Box, candlestick, caster, cufflinks, dish, napkin ring, pincushion, ruler, salver Manufacturing silversmiths, Pitsford Street, Birmingham




ME

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
M Emanuel 1906..1914 Cigarette case, napkin ring, pincushion, souvenir spoon, sovereign case, trophy cup, vesta High Street, Northampton




MF

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Moses Feldman 1880
(registered Jun 1881
Watch case Watch manufacturer, Union Street, Birmingham

(image courtesy of www.dartsilverltd.co.uk)
M F 1907..1908 Pipe mount
Maurice Flixher 1913 Brush mount Fancy goods importer, Ropemaker Street, London SE
Mosley, Flowers & Co 1912..1913 Dish, tea service Albemarle Street, London NW




MG

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Morris Goldman 1901
(registered May 1901)
Dish

(image taken by me, courtesy of E J Gallichan & Co, St Helier, Jersey)
Martyn Guille 2008..2010 Jersey can Les Vauxbelets, St Andrew, Guernsey, Channel Islands

A similar mark registered at London

M G Collingwood & Son 1898..1900 Vesta, watch case Watch manufacturers & jewellers, Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough
1900..1901
1902
M G M 1954..1970 Bowl, caster




MH

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Margaret Howell 1997 Buckle
Martin Hall & Co Ltd 1913..1923 Brush, cigarette case, trophy cup, vesta

(image courtesy of Ray Nimmo)
Mark Houghton Ltd 1993 Thimble Hatton Garden, London
M H Meyer Ltd 1920..1934 Card case, cigarette case, napkin ring, thimble, vesta Clerkenwell Road, London
1912..1936
1923




MJ

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
M J 1965..1973 Bracelet
M J 1977 Ingot pendant
M J 2005 Spoon
M J & Co 1918..1919 Box, matchbox cover
Michael Joseph Goldsmith 1880..1884 Bracelet, locket Vittoria Street, Birmingham
Matthew John Jessop 1894..1908 Box, button hook, card case, creamer, cup, frame, mustard, spoon, vesta Hatton Garden, London
1901..1910
1910
Martyn Pugh 1978..2012 Chamberstick, caddy spoon, necklace, pendant, wine funnel Winyates, Redditch, Worcestershire

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MK

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
M K 1971..1987 Caddy spoon, nurse's buckle
M Kamin & Co Ltd 1984..2006 Atomiser, bookmark, candlestick, decanter label, money clip, napkin ring, tastevin, tea strainer, thimble, vase
M K (J) Ltd 1968..1977 Brooch, coaster, miniature tea service, pendant




ML

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Matthew Linwood 1794 or 1820, 1806 Box, caddy spoon, decanter label, nutmeg grater, vinaigrette
1803..1819
1807..1810
1808..1819
Mary Ann Liggins (registered Jan 1855) Case maker, Spon Street, Coventry
M L 1976 Locket




MM

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
M M 1888 Brush
Monomil Ltd 1968..1978 Bracelet Manufacturing silversmiths, Hockley Hill, Birmingham
M M 2001 Frame
Mayes, Mills & Co 1931..1936
(registered Aug 1923)

(image courtesy of www.20thcenturysilver.co.uk)
M M C 1958 Teapot
Mellow Manufacturing Co Ltd 1947
(registered Jul 1946)
Cigarette case
M M H 1995..1997 Scent bottle
M M Henderson Ltd 1935..1936 Mug, sauce boat Argyle Street, Glasgow




MN

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Marion & Co 1899..1902 Purse mounts, vase rim, vesta New Oxford Street, London; subsequently Soho Square, London
Mappin & Webb Ltd 1905..1997 Ashtray, bowl, brush, candlestick, cigarette case, compact, condiments, cruet, dish, frame, goblet, medal, menu holder, mug, napkin ring, spoon, tea caddy, toast rack, trophy cup, vase Oxford Street, London & The Royal Works, Sheffield
1915..1947
1937
Mappin Brothers 1894 Creamer Regent Street, London; Cheapside, London; & Queens Works, Sheffield




MP

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
M P G 1928..1929 Cigarette case, match box holder
M P M 1977 Ingot pendant




MS

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Max Steyerman 1880..1887
(registered Mar 1877)
Watch case Watch manufacturer, Holborn Viaduct, London & Vyse Street, Birmingham
1883..1885
(registered Jul 1877)
M S 1881..1887 Sovereign case, watch case
Max Stollsteimer 1904 Imported napkin ring Foreign agent, Hatton Garden, London, EC

(image courtesy of Graham Evans)
Morris Spiro 1912..1914 Cigarette case, vesta Hockley Hill, Birmingham
The Duchess of Sutherland's Cripples Guild 1911..1914 Bowl MS: Millicent, Duchess of Sutherland.
Moses Salkind & Co (probably) 1914..1915 Kiddush cup
M S 1975..1981 Cup, spoon
Malvern School of Art (probably) 1959..1986 Bowl, jug, spoon
M S M Ltd 1926 Pendant tag




MT

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Mary Tart & Co 1809
(registered May 1806)
Box Newhall Street, Birmingham

(image courtesy of Graham Evans)
Morton T Colver (probably) 1927..1930 Fob medal
Mark Stevens 1987..1988 Novelty box Silversmith, Warwick




MW

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
M W 1879..1880 Fob pendant, novelty vesta case
M-W 1998 Imported box
M W & Co 1908..1912 Card case, fob medal
M Wachenheimer & Co Ltd (probably) 1936..1940 Box, torch Great Marlborough Road, London

An identical mark registered by this company at London & Chester Assay Ofices


(image courtesy of www.dartsilverltd.co.uk)
Matthew Wilcox & Son 1908..1909 Vesta Spencer Street, Birmingham
Wyard Druitt & Co Ltd (Michael W Druitt) 2003..2004 Decanter label Waterbeach, Cambridge




MZ

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
M Z 1928 Imported cigarette case