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Ball, Black & Co. - New York - 1859

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BLACK, STARR & FROST, Jewelers and Silversmiths, No. 251 Fifth Avenue. — This business was established forty years ago by Messrs. Ball, Black & Co., who conducted it till 1875, when the present firm succeeded to the management. The members of this co-partnership Messrs. R. C. Black, C. W. Starr and A. N. Frost bring great practical experience to bear, and possess an intimate knowledge of every detail and feature of the jewelry trade. The premises occupied are spacious and are elegantly equipped with every convenience for the display of the carefully selected stock. The firm keep constantly on hand a superior assortment of gold and silver watches, clocks of the best American and foreign manufacturers, diamonds and other precious stones, mounted in the most unique and novel manner, ladies' and gentlemans' vest chains, bracelets, lockets, charms, lace pins, ear-rings, scarf pins, finger rings of every imaginable style, silverware, etc., and many other articles too numerous to mention. Messrs. Black, Starr & Frost devote great attention to silverware and keep in stock handsome tea, coffee and tete-a-tete sets, waiters in all sizes, urns, ice pitchers, also dinner, breakfast pickle and individual castors, butter dishes, cake baskets, fruit stands, berry dishes, card receivers, etc. In fact everything in the jeweler's line may be had at lowest prices from Messrs. Black, Starr & Frost, whose high reputation for integrity is an ample guarantee of their ability to fill all orders to the letter. Customers no matter in what part of the country they reside, may always rely upon receiving the same advantages and faithful care and attention to the details of their orders, when ordering by mail as though they made their selections in person. Messrs. Black and Starr are natives of New York, while Mr. Frost was born in Massachusetts. They justly merit the signal success achieved by them in the jewelry trade.

Source: Illustrated New York: The Metropolis of To-day - 1888

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Black, Starr and Frost - New York - 1911

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Black, Starr & Frost, through their attorneys, Kamen & Ostertag, recently obtained a judgment in the Ninth District Court of Manhattan against Frederick F. Spencer for $517.28.

Source: The Jewelers' Circular - 28th May 1919

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Black, Starr and Frost - Gorham - New York - 1938

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Black, Starr and Frost - New York - 1913

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Black, Starr and Frost - New York - 1913

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Black, Starr and Frost - New York - 1913

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Black, Starr & Frost - New York - 1986

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Cortlandt W. Starr, of the old established firm of Black, Starr & Frost, died on October 1st, at his home in New Rochelle, N. Y. Mr. Starr was born in New London, Conn, February 17th, 1833, and when a child his family moved to Sag Harbor, Long Island. Here he spent his life as a boy, and later was sent to the Trinity Chapel School in New York City, whence he graduated in 1849 with high honors After leaving school he entered the employ of the firm of Ball, Black & Co., as an errand boy. This firm was one of the leading retail jewelry houses in the country, and young Starr showed himself an apt clerk. He gradually arose in the ranks of the employees of the firm, and for twenty-five years served them faithfully. During that time he made many friends and later in life became a leader in social circles. In 1874 the firm of Ball, Black & Co. was succeeded by the present firm of Black, Starr Frost, whose establishment on Fifth avenue is one of the finest in the city.

During the early part of the late war Mr Starr formed a private military company, and later he joined the Thirty-sevenih Regiment. Within six months he was promoted and in 1863, he took active part in the war as orderly sergeant. In April, 1864, he was given the commission of second-lieutenant. After the war he joined the Seventy-first Regiment, and at the time of his death was a veteran of that organization.

Mr. Starr was not only prominent in military circles, but was widely known in business and social circles. He was very popular owing to his active participation in events of a social or military character. He leaves a widow and three daughters.


Source: The Jewelers' Circular and Horological Review - November 1888

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WILLIAM D. BLACK

The older and reminiscent members of the trade had cause for sorrow, during the past month, in the death of William D. Black, on the night of May 5th, who passed away at his home in New Milford, Conn., from Bright’s disease. He was formerly a member of the old-time firm of Ball, Black & Co., of New York, the predecessors of the present well-known house of Black, Starr & Frost. Upon his retirement from the firm in 1871, he took up his residence with his family in New Milford, and became prominent in all the local enterprises of the town of his adoption, and was a leader in the establishment of a pottery business, an electric light plant, a new hotel, a new Episcopal church, which is one of the finest of its kind in the state, and a new park. He did much to make the town more progressive and beautiful. The deceased was fifty-four years of age, and leaves a wife.



Source: The Jewelers' Circular and Horological Review - June 1889

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Black, Starr and Frost - New York - 1911

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A spoon by the Wm. B. Durgin Co. in the 'Scroll' pattern, struck with the retailer mark of Black, Starr and Frost:

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Black, Starr & Frost-Gorham - New York - 1933

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Black, Starr and Frost - New York - 1910

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Black, Starr and Frost - New York - 1927

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Black, Starr & Frost - Gorham - New York - 1934

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