Silver Makers' Marks - Edinburgh Assay Office (S)

SA SB SC SD SG SH SJ SK SL SM SN SO SP SS SW

S/S&

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Robert Sawers Ltd (probably) 1922..1935 Decanter label, dish, salt Shandwick Place, Edinburgh

Seen (1922-1935) with Brook & Sons' mark

Shipton & Co 1937 Spoon Spencer Street, Birmingham
Sutherland & Horne 1870 Sporran South St Andrew Street, Edinburgh
Strickett & Loder (Colin Earnest Strickett & Robin Reginald Loder) (registered Nov 1977) Chancery Lane, London WC2
John Sanderson & Son (probably) 1884 Box Sanderson & Son not mentioned after 1877 so this mark may not be Sanderson's




SA

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
S A 2009 Card case




SB

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Sidney Beddall 1978
(registered 1977)
Ingot pendant Goldsmith & silversmith, Lake Road, Ambleside, Cumberland

N.B. a similar mark without pellet registered by Sheldon Bloomfield





SC

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Shimacraft 1976..1982
(registered 1976)
Spoon Roelof Schipper & Aileen Marr trading as Shimacraft, Glenelg, Highland, Scotland




SD

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
The Sgean Dubh Company (probably) 2007 Sgean dubh Blade marked "The Sgian Dubh Co. established in Scotland"




SG

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Sussex Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co Ltd 1936
(registered Jan 1937)
One of a set of teaspoons with all 6 British Assay Office marks - manufactured by Roberts & Belk, Sheffield Pavilion Buildings, Castle Square, Brighton, Sussex




SH

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
H S (1815..1830)




SJ

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Stewart John Wilson 1989
(registered Apr 1973)
Ear ring, pendant West Calder, Midlothian




SK

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
R Sturrock 1897
(registered Jun 1889)
Belt Edinburgh
Keswick School of Industrial Art (1962)




SL

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Sidney Latimer 1911
(registered 1905)
Badge George Street & Lothian Road, Edinburgh

Last mention in Edinburgh Incorporation of Goldsmiths' records c1970. The mark in a shield is described in the Registrations Book but is not stamped on the Registration Plate. This example is taken from a Birmingham hallmark and has not yet been seen by me with an Edinburgh hallmark.


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




SM

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Scotia Manufacturing Jewellers Limited 1971..1973 Fob medal, pendant, spoon Dunoon, Argyll
1973




SN

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments

(image courtesy of David Mercer)
Sybil Norah Pringle 1945
(registered Oct 1941)
Mug Described as "art student". "SNF" mark registered in her married name of Fenwick.




SO

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
R & W Sorley
R & W Sorley (1937)




SP

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
S P 1926..1930 Imported watch case




SS

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
S S 1937 Brooch Also marked "Made in Inverness"

Shetland Silvercraft (now known as Shetland Jewellery) 1953..2007 Brooch, cuff links, letter opener, napkin ring, spoon May also be marked "Shetland"

Silversmiths & goldsmiths, Weisdale, Shetland

Web site

Also seen (1994) with RW mark of Robert Welch of Chipping Camden, Gloucestershire

Saunders, Shepherd & Co Ltd (registered Aug 1936) Manufacturing Jewellers, Fetter Lane, London EC4; also Mitchell Street, Glasgow
Sterling Silverware Ltd (registered Jul 1977) Arundel Street, Sheffield




SW

Mark Maker Dates seen Seen on Comments
Samuel Weir (probably) 1842..1858 Flatware
W S (or S W) (1883)