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Re: Views of British Silversmith's Premises

Postby dognose » Tue Jun 27, 2017 6:37 am

The showrooms of W. Johnson & Sons at 18, Union Street, Borough, London:

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This image is from 1903.

See: viewtopic.php?f=38&t=30091&p=144268&hilit=johnson#p144268

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Re: Views of British Silversmith's Premises

Postby dognose » Thu Jun 29, 2017 6:42 am

An image of the new premises of Elkington & Co., on the corner of Regent Street and Jermyn Street:

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This image is from 1871.

The works were carried out by Jackson & Shaw to a design by Frederick Peck.

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Re: Views of British Silversmith's Premises

Postby dognose » Fri Aug 25, 2017 6:24 am

An image of the new works of the manufacturing opticians, Ross Limited at Clapham Common, London:

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This image is from 1898.

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Re: Views of British Silversmith's Premises

Postby dognose » Thu Sep 07, 2017 2:44 pm

The premises of Arnold & Sons, at 35-36-37 West Smithfield, London:

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This image is from 1885.

Arnold & Sons were established in 1819, they were surgical instrument makers who entered their marks at the London Assay Office in 1903 and 1911.

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Re: Views of British Silversmith's Premises

Postby dognose » Sun Sep 10, 2017 7:41 am

Another image of the premises of Arnold & Sons, at 35-36 West Smithfield, London:

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This image is from 1882.

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Re: Views of British Silversmith's Premises

Postby dognose » Sat Sep 16, 2017 6:31 am

An image of the manufactory of Claudius Ash & Sons, located at 6,7,8 & 9, Broad Street, Golden Square, London:

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This image is from 1893.

Claudius Ash & Sons were suppliers of precious metals to the dental industry.

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Re: Views of British Silversmith's Premises

Postby dognose » Sat Oct 21, 2017 2:18 pm

An image of the premises of Steel & Sons of 113, Royal Avenue, Belfast:

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This image is from 1896.

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Re: Views of British Silversmith's Premises

Postby dognose » Wed Nov 01, 2017 6:07 am

An image of the premises of H.W. Sly, located at 2 & 4, Haymarket Street, Bury, Lancashire:

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This image is from 1924.

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Re: Views of British Silversmith's Premises

Postby dognose » Sat Dec 09, 2017 3:05 pm

An image of the premises of D.G. Berri, engraver to Her Majesty's Post Office and Her Majesty's Stationary Office.

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This image is from 1868.

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Re: Views of British Silversmith's Premises

Postby dognose » Mon Dec 18, 2017 9:11 am

EVANS & WORMULL

Two views of the premises of the London surgical instrument makers, Evans & Wormull:


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These images are from 1876.

See: viewtopic.php?f=38&t=30091&p=151084&hilit=wormull#p151084

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Re: Views of British Silversmith's Premises

Postby dognose » Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:45 pm

An image of the premises of J.J. Davidson, located on the corner of Victoria and Duke streets, Douglas, Isle of Man:

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This image is from 1888.

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Re: Views of British Silversmith's and Jeweller's Premises

Postby dognose » Thu Mar 01, 2018 9:34 am

An image of the premises of M.H.R. Evans, 22, Sandford Avenue, Church Stretton, near Shrewsbury:

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This image is from 1922.

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Re: Views of British Silversmith's and Jeweller's Premises

Postby dognose » Mon Mar 05, 2018 5:26 am

An illustration of the premises of Isaac Simmons, located at 7, St. Ann's Square, Manchester:

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This illustration is from 1857.

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Re: Views of British Silversmith's and Jeweller's Premises

Postby dognose » Sun Mar 18, 2018 6:12 am

An illustration of the premises of George Jamieson, situated at 107, Union Street, Aberdeen:

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This illustration is from 1850.

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Re: Views of British Silversmith's and Jeweller's Premises

Postby dognose » Tue May 29, 2018 4:15 am

An illustration of the premises of Martin, Baskett & Martin of Cheltenham:

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This image is from 1850.

See: viewtopic.php?f=38&t=40980&p=156883&hilit=martin#p156883

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Re: Views of British Silversmith's and Jeweller's Premises

Postby dognose » Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:13 am

An image of premises of Joseph Rodgers & Sons at 6, Norfolk Street, Sheffield:

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This image is from 1891.

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Re: Views of British Silversmith's and Jeweller's Premises

Postby Essexboy Fisher » Mon Sep 24, 2018 6:22 pm

“R.Gilbert & Sons Ltd” Coventry, Warwickshire, England

Hello. I started to research a retailer’s mark on some electroplated sugar tongs but it took only a short time before I had information overload. I hope some images may be informative here. The name on the tongs was “R.Gilbert & Sons Ltd” and the business formed initially in Cumberland (now Cumbria) probably in the mid 19th century before moving to Coventry in Warwickshire later that century.
The first image, I think, it is the oldest and may well have been a trade card as the image had some advertising for the “business” below the picture of the shop.

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My 2nd image is later in date possibly post the WW1 but not after 1937 as the area of the Broadgate had a major development then. The overhead cables in this photograph would be for electric trams and that service started in Coventry about 1895.

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The next photo is a strange one taken by lady in 2017 and it is described as a “ghost sign”. It is the business name marked in the pavement in front of a current shop entrance at “21 The Burges” Coventry.

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Linked with this photo is the extract that follows from the London Gazette, 25th September 1970.

Name of Company: R. GILBERT AND SONS LIMITED. Nature of Business: JEWELLERS. Address of Registered Office: 21 Surges, Coventry. Liquidator's Name and Address: Harold Reynolds Victor Riley, 102 Friar Gate, Derby. Date of Appointment: 17th September 1970.
I think it is not a wild assumption that there could be a spelling mistake in the newspaper’s notice.

My post may not be a full resume of “Gilbert’s” premises because in WW2 there was severe bombing damage to the central areas of Coventry but we might just manage to get a bit nearer to the address of the Broadgate shop. I have a couple of pictures associated to a shop at 14 and 15 Broardgate. This was the home of watch and jewellery concern called Flinn & Co.

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Flinn’s shop was the ground floor of the 3 story unit. Photos of Broadgate show the Flinn shop was probably next door to Gilberts. Look at the red marks on the thin photo indicating signage and note those signs shown in some of the other pictures.

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The sign by the Flinn unit is described as saying “Rolex”. The final picture is a collage over time of that area of Broadgate Coventry, look at the roof level “W” of the “Whitfields” sign to get your bearings.

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Final, final thing, the “cat” over the “elephant” icon in the jewellery box is part of the city of Coventry’s crest and the same icon looks like it is displayed on the wall of “Gilberts” shop in my 2nd photo.
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Re: Views of British Silversmith's and Jeweller's Premises

Postby dognose » Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:04 am

Interior and exterior illustrations of the Regent Street premises of the Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company Ltd.:

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These images are from 1898.

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Re: Views of British Silversmith's and Jeweller's Premises

Postby dognose » Mon Nov 26, 2018 6:14 am

An undated image of premises of Henry Howell and Company, located at Old Street and Featherstone Street, London:

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See: viewtopic.php?f=38&t=30437&p=80380&hilit=howell#p80380

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Re: Views of British Silversmith's and Jeweller's Premises

Postby dognose » Tue Feb 26, 2019 2:29 pm

An image of the premises of R.S. Rowell, 115, High Street, Oxford:

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This image is from 1902.

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