Meriden Jewelry Mfg. Co. / Meriden Jewelry Co. - historical information
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[c. 1915-22+] "... Manufacturers of sterling silver and plated cigarette cases, fancy pieces and flatware." — Rainwater, Dorothy T. et al. (2004). Encyclopedia of American silver manufacturers, p. 158. (See entry listed below.)
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Various newspapers, magazines and other sources
(c. 1910). Various newspapers, magazines and other sources - search engines.
1911 - advertisement
A. S. Thomas Dry Goods, presumably Meriden, CT. (22 December 1911). Advertisement: "... fancy jewelry... Manufactured by the Meriden Jewelry Co. ... " [with no illustrations]. Meriden Daily Journal, p. 7, col. 1. (Viewed 16 July 2021. R00334).
1918 - aero view map
(1918). Aero view of Meriden, Connecticut [includes listing for: "Meriden Jewelry Manufacturing Co. Artistic Jewelry and Novelties. W. F. Lally, Mgr., 45 Pratt Street".] Hughes & Bailey: Boston. (Viewed 29 September 2020. A01021-22).
1918 - company listing
(1918). Manufacturers and their products... Meriden... "Meriden Jewelry Mfg. Co. ... Jewelry ... " In State of Connecticut Public Document No. 33; Sixth Biennial Report of the Factory Inspection Department to the Governor for the Two Years ending September 30, 1918, (p. 65). State of Connecticut: Hartford. (Viewed 1 October 2020. E01622-27).
1966 - encyclopedia entry
Rainwater, Dorothy T. (1966). "Meriden Jewelry Mfg. Co." [with marks], (p. 114). In American silver manufacturers: Their marks, trademarks and history. Everybodys Press: Hanover, PA. (Viewed 29 September 2020. L01882-83; L01907).
2004 - encyclopedia entry
Rainwater, Dorothy T.; Fuller, Martin; Fuller, Collette. (2004). "Meriden Jly. Mfg. Co." [with two marks], (p. 158). Encyclopedia of American silver manufacturers, (revised and expanded 5th ed.). Schiffer Publishing: Atglen, PA. (Viewed 25 September 2020. A02933a,b.)
Click the following link to see designs and documentation for other historical 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 D: "ISC, predecessors & divisions" and E: "Other featured companies".