Silver Makers' Marks - Birmingham Assay Office (M)

M& MA MB MC MD ME MF MG MH MI MJ MK ML MM MN MO MP MQ MR MS MT MU MV MW MX MY MZ

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, mug, 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, bottle jacket, card case, cigarette case, coin case, dish, salt, sovereign case, vanity jar top, vesta Bath Street, Birmingham
1893..1907
1903
M B 1900..1908 Badge, mug
Marcus Beaver

M Beaver Ltd

1909 Caster Jeweller & silversmith, St Ann Street, Manchester
M B 1945 (or 1920) Spoon
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
1922 Medal
The Mint Birmingham Ltd 1974 Commemorative 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 1899..1905 Buckle, dish, napkin ring, spoon, 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 1901..1905 Buckle, menu holder
M Bros 1902..1903 Salt
M Bros 1903,1918 Matchbox cover, napkin ring
M Bros 1904 Box
M Bros 1905 Vesta
M Bros 1906 Jar lid
M Bros 1910 Vesta
M Bros 1912 Hatpin stand, watch holder
M Bros 1913 Purse
M Bros 1930 Fob medal

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




MC

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
M C 1897 Watch case
M C 1898..1909 Jar top, scent bottle
M C 1902 Box
M C 1996 Money clip
M C 1995 Perfume flask & funnel
1996
McC & D 1931..1934 Fob medal
M C J 1994 Key fob
M C M 1958 Bowl
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..2020 Box, candlestick, caster, claret jug, cufflinks, dish, flask, napkin ring, pincushion, ruler, salver, wine funnel Manufacturing silversmiths, Pitsford Street, Birmingham




ME

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Michael Emanuel 1906..1914 Box, cigarette case, fob medal, napkin ring, pincushion, souvenir spoon, sovereign case, trophy cup, vesta High Street, Southampton

Michael Emanuel died in 1911, the business being continued by his sons, Leon and Frederick

1911

(image courtesy of Matt Crowson)
Marion Eva Cook 1934..1936
(registered Jun 1935)
Spoon, sucrier Amateur silversmith, Erdington, Birmingham

Born Marion Eva Tranter 1880; died 1972





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