Ellmore Silver Co. designs in collections, at auction, in exhibitions and historical information

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Ellmore Silver Company


A. Ellmore Silver Co. designs in collections


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1950s

c. 1955 - service plate

Frank M. Whiting and Company / Ellmore Silver Co. (c. 1955). Service plate. Sterling silver. Diameter: 278 mm. Accession no. 1990.31.1. Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT. (Viewed 27 October 2018. J00218.)


B. Ellmore Silver Co. designs in leading auction houses


1940s

c. 1946 - salver of shaped circular form

Ellmore Silver Co. (c. 1946). Salver of shaped circular form with reeded border. (Viewed 28 October 2018. F00303).


20th c.

20th c. - pitcher

Ellmore Silver Co. (20th century). Pitcher. (Viewed 28 October 2018. H00431).

20th c. - cartouche form bowl

Ellmore Silver Co. (20th century). Cartouche form bowl. Sterling silver. (Viewed 28 October 2018. F00314).

20th c. - water pitcher

Ellmore Silver Co. (20th century). Water pitcher. Sterling silver. (Viewed 28 October 2018. F00315).


mid-
20th c.

mid-20th c. - six-piece tea and coffee service, with matching two-handled tray

Ellmore Silver Co. (mid-20th century). Six-piece tea and coffee service, with matching two-handled tray. Sterling silver. (Viewed 28 October 2018. F00304).

mid-20th c. - set of twelve bread plates

Ellmore Silver Co. (mid-20th century). Set of twelve bread plates. Sterling silver. (Viewed 28 October 2018. F00305).


1950 -
2000

1950-2000 - two handled cigarette urns

Ellmore Silver Co. (1950-2000). Two handled cigarette urns. (Viewed 27 October 2018. H00402).

late 20th c. - pair of three-light candelabra

Ellmore Silver Co. (late 20th century). Pair of three-light candelabra. (Viewed 27 October 2018. H00401).


n. d.

n. d. - pair of weighted candlestick holders

Ellmore Silver Co. (undated). Pair of weighted candlestick holders. (Viewed 28 October 2018. F00308).

n. d. - bon-bon bowl

Ellmore Silver Co. (undated). Bon-bon bowl. (Viewed 28 October 2018. F00301).

n. d. - pair of three light candelabra

Ellmore Silver Co. (undated). Pair of three light candelabra. Sterling silver. (Viewed 28 October 2018. F00313).

n. d. - weighted sugar bowl

Ellmore Silver Co. (undated). Weighted sugar bowl. Sterling silver. (Viewed 28 October 2018. F00314).

n. d. - footed bowl

Ellmore Silver Co. (undated). Footed bowl. Sterling silver. (Viewed 28 October 2018. F00316).

n. d. - Revere bowl

Ellmore Silver Co. (undated). Revere bowl. Sterling silver. (Viewed 28 October 2018. F00317).

n. d. - porringer

Ellmore Silver Co. (undated). Porringer. (Viewed 28 October 2018. F00301).

n. d. - five piece tea and coffee service

Ellmore Silver Co. (undated). Five piece tea and coffee service. (Viewed 28 October 2018. F00307).

n. d. - coffee pot and milk jug

Ellmore Silver Co. (undated). Coffee pot and milk jug. (Viewed 28 October 2018. F00306).


C. Ellmore Silver Co. in exhibitions


1940s

1941 - display at G. Fox & Co.

8 - 15 February 1941. Connecticut-made week at G. Fox & Co., Hartford. (Viewed 25 October 2018. C00322-23).

> Unspecified designs displayed by Ellmore Silver Co.

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D. Ellmore Silver Co. - historical information (by year)


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1930s

Various newspapers, magazines and other sources

(c. 1930-). Various newspapers, magazines and other sources - search engines. (Updated 5 March 2018.)

1939 - news mention

(12 July 1939). Silver firms merged will be expanded: North Attleboro, Mass., and Meriden [companies] consolidate their lines of production [with mention of Ellmore Silver Company]. Hartford Courant, p. 16. (Viewed 26 December 2018. H00415).

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"Announcement is made of the merger of the Frank M. Whiting Company and the G. H. French Company, both of North Attleboro, Mass., with the Ellmore Silver Company of Meriden, effective immediately. The merged companies will assume the name of the Ellmore Silver Company with main office and factories at Meriden where a newly purchased plant is being enlarged and completely remodeled..." (Excerpt from above.)



Click the following link to see designs and documentation for other historical silver companies from the Meriden area, and those that were connected to the International Silver Company; go to the historical Meriden design overview page and scroll down to section B: "ISC, predecessors & divisions" and C: "Other featured companies".



1940s

1941 - two spotlighted advertisements - display / exhibit at G. Fox & Co., Hartford

G. Fox & Co., Hartford, CT. (February 1941). Advertisement: "Connecticut-made week", Fox’s fifth observance Feb. 8 thru 15th... Ellmore Silver Co." [with no illustrations]. Hartford Courant. (Viewed 25 October 2018. C00322-23).

  • Offline - 9 February 1941, p. 6; 13 February 1941, p. 3. (See worldcat.org on locations.)


1941 patents

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1941 - patent - design for a knife or other article of flatware

Harry Malinowski, assignor to Ellmore Silver Co. (4 February 1941; filed 15 November 1940). Design no. 124,975; serial no. 96,604: Design for a knife or other article of flatware. (Viewed 27 October 2018. AAA003391).

1941 - patent - design for a knife or other article of flatware

Harry Malinowski, assignor to Ellmore Silver Co. (22 July 1941; filed 29 May 1941). Design no. 128,399; serial no. 101,219: Design for a knife or other article of flatware. (Viewed 27 October 2018. AAA003392).



1944 patents

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1944 - patent - design for a knife or other article of flatware

Harry A. Malinowski, assignor to Ellmore Silver Co. (29 February 1944; filed 18 December 1943). Design no. 137,377; serial no. 112,028: Design for a knife or other article of flatware. (Viewed 27 October 2018. AAA03394).

1944 - patent - design for a pin or similar article

Harry A. Malinowski, assignor to Ellmore Silver Company. (21 November 1944; filed 30 September 1944). Design no. 139,488; serial no. 115,548: Design for a pin or similar article. (Viewed 27 October 2018. AAA03395).



1945 patents

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1945 - patent - design for a lapel pin

Isadore Albert Lipman, assignor to Ellmore Silver Co. (10 July 1945; filed 7 February 1945). Design no. 141,847; serial no. 117,809: Design for a lapel pin. (Viewed 27 October 2018. AAA03396).

1945 - patent - design for a fork or other article of flatware

Isidore Albert Lipman, assignor to Ellmore Silver Co. (6 November 1945; filed 18 June 1945). Design no. 142,786; serial no. 120,195: Design for a fork or other article of flatware. (Viewed 27 October 2018. AAA03397).

1945 - patent - design for a fork or other article of flatware

Isidore Albert Lipman, assignor to Ellmore Silver Co. (13 November 1945; filed 18 June 1945). Design patent no. 142,875; serial no. 120,194: Design for a fork or other article of flatware. (Viewed 29 October 2018. E00337).

1945 - patent - design for a fork or other article of flatware

Isidore Albert Lipman, assignor to Ellmore Silver Co. (13 November 1945; filed 18 June 1945). Design patent no. 142,876; serial no. 120,196: Design for a fork or other article of flatware. (Viewed 29 October 2018. E00338).

1945 - patent - design for a fork or other article of flatware

Isidore Albert Lipman, assignor to Ellmore Silver Co. (13 November 1945; filed 18 June 1945). Design patent no. 142,877; serial no. 120,197: Design for a fork or other article of flatware. (Viewed 3 November 2018. F00325).

1945 - patent - design for a fork or other article of flatware

Isidore Albert Lipman, assignor to Ellmore Silver Co. (13 November 1945; filed 18 June 1945). Design patent no. 142,878; serial no. 120,198: Design for a fork or other article of flatware. (Viewed 3 November 2018. F00326).



1946 patents

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1946 - patent - design for a bracelet or similar article

Harry A. Malinowski, assignor to Ellmore Silver Co. (21 May 1946; filed 19 November 1945). Design patent no. 144,794; serial no. 123,800: Design for a bracelet or similar article. (Viewed 3 November 2018. F00327).

1946 - patent - design for a spoon or other article of flatware

Harry A. Malinowski, assignor to Ellmore Silver Co. (9 July 1946; filed 10 October 1945). Design no. 145,179; serial no. 122,727: Design for a spoon or other article of flatware. (Viewed 27 October 2018. AAA03398).

1946 - patent - design for a spoon or other article of flatware

Harry A. Malinowski, assignor to Ellmore Silver Co. (9 July 1946; filed 10 October 1945). Design no. 145,180; serial no. 122,728: Design for a spoon or other article of flatware. (Viewed 27 October 2018. AAA03399).

1946 - patent - design for a spoon or other article of flatware

Harry A. Malinowski, assignor to Ellmore Silver Co. (9 July 1946; filed 10 October 1945). Design no. 145,181; serial no. 122,729: Design for a spoon or other article of flatware. (Viewed 27 October 2018. AAA04000).

1946 - patent - design for a bracelet or similar article

Harry A. Malinowski, assignor to Ellmore Silver Co. (24 December 1946; filed 19 November 1945). Design patent no. 146,115; serial no. 123,879: Design for a bracelet or similar article. (Viewed 3 November 2018. F00322).



1947 - news mention

(9 October 1947). Advertising news and notes [with mention: "Accounts; Frank M. Whiting & Co., division of the Ellmore Silver Company, to Norman A. Mack & Co., Inc., effective Jan. 1. Sig Rehbock is account executive. All media."] New York Times, p. 43. (Viewed 26 December 2018. H00416).

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1947 patents

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1947 - patent - design for a fork or other article of flatware

William F. Moran, assignor to Ellmore Silver Co. (7 January 1947; filed 10 September 1946). Design patent no. 146,188; serial no. 133,234: Design for a fork or other article of flatware. (Viewed 3 November 2018. F00323).

1947 - patent - design for a plate or similar article

Harry A. Malinowski, assignor to Ellmore Silver Co. (25 March 1947; filed 15 January 1946). Design patent no. 146,514; serial no. 125,568: Design for a plate or similar article. (Viewed 3 November 2018. F00324).

1947 - patent - design for a spoon or other article of flatware

William F. Moran, assignor to Ellmore Silver Co. (1 July 1947; filed 27 June 1946). Design patent no. 147,016; serial no. 131,089: Design for a spoon or other article of flatware. (Viewed 3 November 2018. F00328).



1948 patents

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1948 - patent - design for a spoon or other article of flatware

Isadore A. Lipman, assignor to Ellmore Silver Co. (27 April 1948; filed 30 December 1947). Design patent no. 149,428; serial no. 143,431: Design for a spoon or other article of flatware. (Viewed 3 November 2018. F00329).

1948 - patent - design for a spoon or other article of flatware

Harry A. Malinowski, assignor to Ellmore Silver Co. (27 April 1948; filed 5 December 1947). Design patent no. 149,431; serial no. 142,976: Design for a spoon or other article of flatware. (Viewed 3 November 2018. F00330).

1948 - patent - design for a spoon or other article of flatware

Thomas B. McKiernan, assignor to Ellmore Silver Co. (27 April 1948; filed 29 January 1947). Design patent no. 149,432; serial no. 136,488: Design for a spoon or other article of flatware. (Viewed 29 October 2018. E00335).

1948 - patent - design for a fork or other article of flatware

Isadore Albert Lipman, assignor to Ellmore Silver Co. (15 June 1948; filed 24 March 1947). Design patent no. 149,958; serial no. 137,825: Design for a fork or other article of flatware. (Viewed 29 October 2018. E00336).



1949 patents

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1949 - patent - design for a liquor jigger or similar article

Thomas B. McKiernan, assignor to Ellmore Silver Co. (4 January 1949; filed 14 May 1947). Design patent no. 152,279; serial no. 139,032: Design for a liquor jigger or similar article. (Viewed 3 November 2018. F00334).

1949 - patent - design for a liquor or similar article

Thomas B. McKiernan, assignor to Ellmore Silver Co. (4 January 1949; filed 14 May 1947). Design patent no. 152,280; serial no. 139,033: Design for a liquor or similar article. (Viewed 3 November 2018. F00335).

1949 - patent - design for a dish or similar article

Isadore A. Lipman, assignor to Ellmore Silver Co. (11 October 1949; filed 11 September 1947). Design patent no. 155,522; serial no. 141,323: Design for a dish or similar article. (Viewed 3 November 2018. F00336).

1949 - patent - design for a dish or similar article

Isadore A. Lipman, assignor to Ellmore Silver Co. (11 October 1949; filed 11 September 1947). Design patent no. 155,523; serial no. 141,324: Design for a dish or similar article. (Viewed 3 November 2018. F00337).



1950s

1950 - patent - coaster trim element

Isadore Albert Lipman, assignor to Ellmore Silver Co. (2 May 1950; filed 9 March 1949). Design patent no. 158,399; serial no. 1,313: Coaster trim element. (Viewed 3 November 2019. F00333).

1951 - patent - spoon or similar article

Isadore Albert Lipman, assignor to Ellmore Silver Co. (27 November 1951; filed 3 January 1951). Design no. 165,295; serial no. 13,656: Spoon or similar article. (Viewed 27 October 2018. AAA003393).

1952 - patent - spoon or similar article

Isadore Albert Lipman, assignor to Ellmore Silver Co. (13 May 1952; filed 13 February 1952). Design patent no. 166,763; serial no. 18,508: Spoon or similar article. (Viewed 3 November 2018. F00332).

1954 - patent - combined bottle and can opener

Isadore Albert Lipman, assignor to Ellmore Silver Co. (2 February 1954; filed 4 August 1953). Design patent no. 171,415; serial no. 26,263: Combined bottle and can opener. (Viewed 3 November 2018. F00331).

1955 - patent - spoon or similar article

Isadore Albert Lipman, assignor to Ellmore Silver Co. (29 March 1955; filed 24 March 1954). Design patent no. 174,337; serial no. 29,683: Spoon or similar article. (Viewed 29 October 2018. E00339).

1956 - brief mention in history book

Wendover, Sanford H. (1956). 150 years of Meriden [with brief mention: "Ellmore Silver Co. (established 1924)" (p. 171)]. Meriden: Meriden Sesquicentennial Committee. [Published in connection with the observance of the city’s sesquicentennial, June 17-23, 1956]. (Viewed 4 November 2018. A00789-90; F00383).

1959 - news mention

(1 August 1959). Ellmore Silver elects. New York Times, p. 20. (Viewed 26 December 2018. H00417).

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"Bruin T. Lipman has been elected president of the Ellmore Silver Company succeeding his father, I. A. Lipman, who was elected chairman and will continue in a consultative capacity. The newly-elected president formerly was a vice president in charge of production." (Excerpt in full from above.)


1960s

1961 - news mention

(10 January 1961). 2 businessmen may make offer for silver firm [with mention of Ellmore Silver Co.] Hartford Courant, p. 11. (Viewed 26 December 2018. H00418).

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"Two well-known businessmen... are expected to make an offer Wednesday to buy the Ellmore Silver Co. of Meriden, which has been operating since May under the direction of a committee of creditors... The sale would also include the company’s Frank M. Whiting Division and the W & S [Blackinton] Division. ..."


1961 - news mention

(1 March 1961). New group to re-open silver firm [with mention of Ellmore Silver Co.] Hartford Courant, p. 25. (Viewed 26 December 2018. H00419).

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"The W & S Blackinton Co., former silver plate division of the Ellmore Silver Co., will resume production next week... Assets of [Ellmore Silver Co.] were acquired by a new corporation... Bruin T. Lipman, former Ellmore president, will be president of the new company... "