R. Wallace & Sons / Wallace Silversmiths design catalogues and historical information (2016)

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"WALLACE, R. & SONS MANUFACTURING CO.
Silver and Plated Ware, and Fine Cutlery. This business (Solid Silver Plated Ware and Cutlery) was established by R. Wallace in 1835; incorporated 1879. Present officers are: F. A. Wallace, President; W. J. Leavenworth, Treasurer; H. L. Wallace, Secretary. Employ about 600 people. Have stores— 3 Park Place, New York; 86 Wabash Ave., Chicago, Ills.; 120 Suttel St., San Francisco, Cal."


— D.H. Hurd & Co. in Town and city atlas of the State of Connecticut. Compiled from government surveys, county records and personal investigations (1893), p. 214.

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A. R. Wallace and Sons / Wallace Silversmiths design catalogues and historical information (by year) [1]


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1830s

Various newspapers, magazines and other sources

(c. 1835-). Various newspapers, magazines and other sources - search engines. (Updated 18 October 2017.)


1870s

1870 - historical information

Davis, Charles Henry Stanley. (1870). Robert Wallace mentions and portrait, (pp. 479-82). In History of Wallingford, Conn. From its settlement in 1670 to the present time: Including Meriden, which was one of its parishes until 1806, and Cheshire, which was incorporated in 1780. (Also see "Manufactures section": pp. 472-495.) 1086 pp. Meriden: Published by the author. (Viewed 17 November 2016. A00793-94.)

1870 - patent - design for spoon-handles

Robert Wallace. (14 June 1870). Design no. 4155: Design for spoon-handles. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01837).

1871-1957 - promotional booklet

R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Co. (1871-1957). Wallace silver hitch your wagon to a star. Number of pages unknown. (Viewed 26 April 2017. A02272.)

1871-20th c. design catalogue

R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Co. (1871-20th Century). A catalogue of sterling silver with the Wallace stamp [Catalogue B 10]. Number of pages unknown. Wallingford, CT. (Updated 25 April 2017. A00283.)


1878 patents

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1878 - patent - design for spoons

Henry L. Wallace, assignor to Wallace Brothers. (26 February 1878; filed 7 Febuary 1878). Design no. 10,504: Design for spoons. (Viewed 16 March 2018. AAA01224).

1878 - patent - design for spoons

Jacob Hammarth, assignor to Wallace Brothers. (30 April 1878; filed 19 April 1878). Design no. 10,654: Design for spoons. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01840).

1878 - patent - design for spoons

Henry L. Wallace, assignor to Wallace Brothers. (30 April 1878; filed 19 April 1878). Design no. 10,664: Design for spoons. (Viewed 16 March 2018. AAA01225).



1879 patents

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1879 - patent - design for spoon

John M. Culver, assignor to Wallace Brothers. (18 November 1879; filed 23 October 1879). Design no. 11,510: Design for spoon. (Viewed 16 March 2018. AAA01226).

1879 - patent - improvement in the manufacture of spoons and forks

Robert Wallace. (23 September 1879; filed 7 June 1878). Letters patent no. 220,002: Improvement in the manufacture of spoons and forks. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01838).

1879 - patent - improvement in spoons and forks

Robert Wallace. (23 September 1879; filed 14 January 1879). Letters patent no. 220,003: Improvement in spoons and forks. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01839).



1880s

1881 - map

O. H. Bailey & Co. (1881). View of Wallingford, Connecticut. [Bird’s eye view illustration.] Boston, MA. ["Illustrated panels at bottom of view include: R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co., Wallace Block."] (Viewed 26 April 2017. A02262.)


1883 patents

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1883 - patent - match-box

Robert Wallace. (27 March 1883; filed 11 January 1883). Letters patent no. 274,864: Match-box. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01832).

1883 - patent - design for a spoon or fork handle

Frank A. Wallace, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (22 May 1883; filed 2 April 1883). Design patent no. 13,927: Design for a spoon or fork handle. (Viewed 10 May 2018. AAA02996).

1883 - patent - design for a spoon or fork handle

Frederick Waterhouse, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (12 June 1883; filed 27 April 1883). Design no. 13,981: Design for a spoon or fork handle. (Viewed 13 April 2018. AAA02268).



1884 - price list

R. Wallace & Sons. (before/received 25 July 1884). Price list of fine cast steel table ware, Pure nickel and silver; also tinned spoons and forks. Wallingford, CT; 30 pp. (Updated 25 April 2017. A00281; AAA00011.)

1884 - two advertisements

R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (January & February 1884). Advertisement: "Manufacturers of Solid Silverware..." The Jewelers’ Circular, p. xxiii. (Viewed 18 September 2017. G00481; G00487.)

1885 - patent - method of making handles for cutlery

Robert Wallace. (28 July 1885; filed 26 December 1884). Letters patent no. 323,240: Method of making handles for cutlery. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01833).

1886 - patent - salt or pepper dredge

Robert Wallace. (9 November 1886; filed 12 July 1886). Letters patent no. 352,376; serial no. 207,731: Salt or pepper dredge. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01834).

1887 - historical information

Beckford, William Hale. (1887). Leading business men of New Haven (county). [“Wallingford” and “Leading business men of Wallingford” (pp. 265-70), including description of R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co.] 284 pp. Mercantile Pub. Co.: Boston. (Viewed 7 July 2016. A00858-59.)

1888 - patent - die for thickening blanks for spoons or forks

Robert Wallace. (24 July 1888; filed 30 April 1888). Letters patent no. 386,672; serial no. 272,249: Die for thickening blanks for spoons or forks. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01835).

1889 - missing design catalogue

R. Wallace & Sons. (1889). [Catalogue]. No surviving copy in a lending library known to exist. (See entry below.) (Viewed 6 September 2016. G00198.)

1889 - design catalogue excerpt, reprint

R. Wallace & Sons. (1889). [Selected catalogue pages reprinted in "Richard Kurtzman’s "Pages from the Past: Catalogue pages from a 1889 R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Co. catalogue".] Silver Magazine, September / October 2010. (Viewed 6 September 2016. G00198.)



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1890s

1890-91 - design catalogue

R. Wallace & Sons. (1890-91). [Illustrated catalogue of] silver ware, silver plated ware, fine cutlery. Wallingford, CT. Number of pages unknown. (Updated 25 April 2017. A00284.)

1891 - patent - design for a spoon

Harry I. Clulee, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (18 August 1891; filed 15 June 1891). Design no. 20,994; serial no. 396,381: Design for a spoon. (Viewed 15 May 2018. AAA02995).


1892 advertisements

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1892 - four advertisements

R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (April 1892). Advertisements: "... Sterling Silver, Plated Ware and Fine Cutlery... Factories: Wallingford, Conn., New York Store: 3 Park Place, Chicago Store: 86 Wabash Avenue." [Includes illustrations showing Bijou; La Belle; Ivanhoe, Jr.; and Walton patterns.] The Jewelers’ Circular and Horological Review. (Viewed 27 September. G00616-17; G00722; G00726.)

1892 - three advertisements

R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (May 1892). Advertisements: "... Sterling Silver, Plated Ware and Fine Cutlery... Factories: Wallingford, Conn., New York Store: 3 Park Place, Chicago Store: 86 Wabash Avenue." [Includes illustrations showing Bijou; La Belle; Ivanhoe, Jr.; and Walton patterns.] The Jewelers’ Circular and Horological Review. (Viewed 27 September. G00489; G00494; G00732.)

1892 - advertisement

R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (25 May 1892). Advertisement: "... Sterling Silver, Plated Ware and Fine Cutlery..." (with illustration of Masonic spoon). The Jewelers’ Circular and Horological Review, p. 6. (Viewed 27 September 2017. G00741.)

1892 - five advertisements

R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (June 1892). Advertisements: "... The Masonic Spoon... " (with illustration). The Jewelers’ Circular and Horological Review. (Viewed 28 September 2017. G00735; G00745; G00748; G00751; G00754.)



1892 patents

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1892 - patent - design for a spoon or fork handle

Harry I. Clulee, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (5 July 1892; filed 23 May 1892). Design no. 21,692; serial no. 434,112: Design for a spoon or fork handle. (Viewed 10 May 2018. AAA02997).

1892 - patent - design for a spoon

Henry L. Wallace, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (2 August 1892; filed 13 June 1892). Design no. 21,741; serial no. 436,589: Design for a spoon. (Viewed 5 April 2018. AAA01817).



1893 patents

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1893 - patent - design for a metal border

William H. Tomey, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (30 May 1893; filed 24 April 1893). Design patent no. 22,485; serial no. 471,701: Design for a metal border. (Viewed 15 May 2018. AAA02998).

1893 - patent - design for a spoon

William H. Tomey, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (6 June 1893; filed 21 April 1893). Design patent no. 22,498; serial no. 471,345: Design for a spoon. (Viewed 15 May 2018. AAA02999).

1893 - patent - design for a spoon, etc.

William H. Tomey, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (6 June 1893; filed 21 April 1893). Design no. 22,501; serial no. 471,344: Design for a spoon, etc. (Viewed 15 May 2018. AAA03000).



c. 1893 - design catalogue (missing)

R. Wallace & Sons. (c. 1893). ["Specimen book containing upwards of ninety illustrations of as many patterns of flatware" (presumably catalogue]. Mentioned in House Furnishing Review, January 1893, p. 13. (Viewed 11 October 2017. G01080.)

1893 - historical information

D.H. Hurd & Co. (1893). "R. Wallace & Sons", (p. 214), and building illustration. In Town and city atlas of the State of Connecticut. Compiled from government surveys, county records and personal investigations. Boston, MA; 223 pp. (Viewed 28 February 2017. A00398-400.)

1893 - news mention

(January 1893). News mention: "A specimen book containing upwards of ninety illustrations of as many patterns of flatware has been lately issued by the enterprising R. Wallace & Sons..." House Furnishing Review, p. 13. (Viewed 11 October 2017. G01080.)

1894 - price list

Wallace Bros. (1894). Illustrated price list: Table ware and novelties, silver-plated on cats steel: tinned spoons, etc. 56 pp. (Updated 25 April 2017. A00402.)

1895 - historical information

Gillespie, Charles Bancroft (compiled by). (1895). "R. Wallace & Sons" [including building illustration; founder profile], pp. 3, 16, 28. In Souvenir History of Wallingford, Connecticut, 1895. The Journal Publishing Company: Meriden, CT. (Viewed 14 June 2016. A00805-06.)


1896 patents

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1896 - patent - design for a spoon, etc.

Henry L. Wallace, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (7 April 1896; filed 5 March 1986). Design no. 25,347; serial no. 582,008: Design for a spoon, etc. (Viewed 5 April 2018. AAA01813).

1896 - patent - design for a handle for spoons, etc.

Henry L. Wallace, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (4 August 1896; filed 29 June 1896). Design no. 25,854; serial no. 597,480: Design for a handle for spoons, etc. (Viewed 5 April 2018. AAA01814).

1896 - patent - design for a handle for spoons, etc.

Henry L. Wallace, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (4 August 1896; filed ). Design no. 25,855; serial no. 597,479: Design for a handle for spoons, etc. (Viewed 5 April 2018. AAA01815).

1896 - patent - design for a handle for knives, forks, etc.

Henry L. Wallace, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (15 September 1896; filed 2 July 1896). Design no. 26,018; serial no. 597,908: Design for a handle for knives, forks, etc. (Viewed 5 April 2018. AAA01816).



1897 - map

(1897). Wallingford, New Haven Co., Conn. map, (p. 1 showing R. Wallace & Sons on Bull Avenue.). Sanborn Map & Publishing Co. 7 leaves. (Viewed 22 November 2016. AAA004.)

1898 - design brochure

R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (1898). The no. 1000 toilet ware. 16 unnumbered pages. (Updated 25 April 2017. A00982.)


1898 patents

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1898 - patent - design for a handle for spoons, etc.

Henry L. Wallace, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (4 January 1898; filed 25 October 1887). Design no. 28,113; serial no. 656,369: Design for a handle for spoons, etc. (Viewed 5 April 2018. AAA01800).

1898 - patent - design for a back for brushes, etc.

Eugene Lengers, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (18 January 1898; filed 15 November 1897). Design patent no. 28,168; serial no. 658,643: Design for a back for brushes, etc. (Viewed 18 May 2018. AAA03029).

1898 - patent - design for a metallic border

Daniel A. Loeser, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (12 April 1898; filed 7 March 1898). Design patent no. 28,469; serial no. 673,017: Design for a metallic border. (Viewed 18 May 2018. AAA03030).

1898 - patent - design for a handle for spoons, forks, etc.

Henry L. Wallace, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (3 May 1898; filed 8 February 1898). Design no. 28,524; serial no. 669,591: Design for a handle for spoons, forks, etc. (Viewed 5 April 2018. AAA01801).

1898 - patent - design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles

Henry L. Wallace, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (2 August 1898; filed 11 July 1898). Design no. 29,120; serial no. 685,707: Design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles. (Viewed 5 April 2018. AAA01802).



1898? - design brochure

R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (1898?). [Wallace silverplate and flatware]. Number of pages unknown. (Updated 25 April 2017. A00983.)


1899 patents

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1899 - patent - hand-mirror

Charles E. Allen, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (10 January 1899; filed 12 September 1898). Letters patent no. 617,626; serial no. 690,722: Hand-mirror. (Viewed 18 May 2018. AAA03031).

1899 - patent - design for a handle for spoons, forks, knives, or similar articles

Henry L. Wallace, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (18 July 1899; filed 26 June 1899). Design no. 31,224; serial no. 721,964: Design for a handle for spoons, forks, knives, or similar articles. (Viewed 5 April 2018. AAA01797).

1899 - patent - design for a handle for spoons, forks, etc.

Henry L. Wallace, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (3 October 1899; filed 8 September 1899). Design no. 31,574; serial no. 729,882: Design for a handle for spoons, forks, etc. (Viewed 5 April 2018. AAA01798).

1899 - patent - design for a handle for spoons, etc.

Henry L. Wallace, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (31 October 1899; filed 2 October 1899). Design no. 31,733; serial no. 732,413: Design for a handle for spoons, etc. (Viewed 5 April 2018. AAA01799).



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".



1900s

1900 - patent - design for a back for brushes, etc.

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (13 February 1900; filed 15 January 1900). Design no. 32,209; serial no. 1,571: Design for a back for brushes, etc. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01836).

1901 - promotional booklet

Rorer, Sarah Tyson. (1901). How to set the table. 47 pp. R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co.: Wallingford, CT. (Viewed 22 October 2016. AAA00372.)

1901 - promotional booklet reprint

Rorer, Sarah Tyson / R. Wallace and Sons Manufacturing Co. (1901). How to set the table. 47 pp. “Reprint” in Trade Catalogues at the Winterthur Museum, Part 2 microfiche (no. 3119) (c. 1991). University Publications of America: Bethesda, MD. (Viewed 27 April 2017. A00868; A00871.) [2]

1901 - patent - design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles

Henry L. Wallace. (23 July 1901; filed 25 June 1901). Design no. 34,812; serial no. 66,013: Design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01843).


1902 patents

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1902 - patent - design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles

Henry L. Wallace, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (4 February 1902; filed 12 December 1901). Design no. 35,647; serial no. 35,705: Design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles. (Viewed 5 April 2018. AAA01818).

1902 - patent - design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles

Henry L. Wallace, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (4 February 1902; filed 22 April 1901). Design no. 35,648; serial. 57,029: Design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles. (Viewed 5 April 2018. AAA01805).

1902 - patent - design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (8 July 1902; filed 19 May 1902). Design no. 35,974: Design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01831).

1902 - patent - design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (8 July 1902; filed 19 May 1902). Design no. 35,975; serial no. 107,044: Design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01830).



c. 1902 - promotional booklet excerpt, reprint

Wallace (unspecified). (c. 1902-). (undated). [Selected promotional booklet pages reprinted in Richard Kurtzman’s "Pages from the Past: Wallace publication - The Wallace: A Little Magazine with a Silver Lining".] Silver Magazine, November / December 2009. (See November 1907 entry below for reference. Viewed 6 September 2016. G00198.)

1903 - design catalogue

R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (1903). Excellence. [Catalogue designed by Will Bradley of the company’s silverware.] 20 pp. (Viewed 26 April 2017. A02256.)


1903 patents

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1903 - patent - design for a metal border

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (10 March 1903; filed 24 January 1903). Design no. 36,244; serial no. 140,447: Design for a metal border. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01829).

1903 - patent - design for a back for brushes, mirrors, or similar articles

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (21 July 1903; filed 29 June 1903). Design no. 36,447; serial no. 163,663: Design for a back for brushes, mirrors, or similar articles. (Viewed 5 April 2018. AAA01806).

1903 - patent - design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles

Henrik Hillborn, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (30 June 1903; filed 6 June 1903). Design no. 36,379; serial no. 160,441: Design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01841).

1903 - patent - design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles

Henrik Hillborn, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (30 June 1903; filed 6 June 1903). Design no. 36,380; serial no. 160,442: Design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01842).

1903 - patent - design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace Mfg. Co. (30 June 1903; filed 6 June 1903). Design no. 36,381; serial no. 160,443: Design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01845).

1903 - patent - design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace Mfg. Co. (30 June 1903; filed 6 June 1903). Design no. 36,382; serial no. 160,444: Design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01846).

1903 - patent - design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (30 June 1903; filed 6 June 1903). Design no. 36,383; serial no. 160,445: Design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01847).

1903 - patent - design for a handle for knives or similar articles

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (30 June 1903; filed 6 June 1903). Design no. 36,384; serial no. 160,446: Design for a handle for knives or similar articles. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01848).

1903 - patent - design for a back for brushes, mirrors, or similar articles

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (21 July 1903; filed 29 June 1903). Design no. 36,447; serial no. 163,663: Design for a back for brushes, mirrors, or similar articles. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01849).

1903 - patent - heat-insulator for handled vessels

Charles E. Allen, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (8 September 1903; filed 21 October 1902). Letters patent no. 738,391; serial no. 128,167: Heat-insulator for handled vessels. (Viewed 18 May 2018. AAA03032).

1903 - patent - heat-insulator for handled vessels

Charles E. Allen, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (10 November 1903; filed 20 July 1903). Letters patent no. 743,797; serial no. 166,217: Heat-insulator for handled vessels. (Viewed 18 May 2018. AAA03033).



1904 patents

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1904 - patent - design for a back for mirrors, brushes, or similar articles

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (11 October 1904; filed 9 September 1904). Design no. 37,163; serial no. 223,923: Design for a back for mirrors, brushes, or similar articles. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01859).

1904 - patent - design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (11 October 1904; filed 9 September 1904). Design no. 37,164; serial no. 223,924: Design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01860).

1904 - patent - design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles

Henry L. Wallace, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (11 October 1904; filed 9 September 1904). Design no. 37,165; serial no. 223,925: Design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles. (Viewed 5 April 2018. AAA01819).

1904 - patent - design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles

Henry L. Wallace, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (11 October 1904; filed 9 September 1904). Design no. 37,166; serial no. 223,926: Design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles. (Viewed 5 April 2018. AAA01820).

1904 - patent - design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles

Henry L. Wallace, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (8 November 1904; filed 6 October 1904). Design no. 37,206; serial no. 227,514: Design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles. (Viewed 5 April 2018. AAA01821).

1904 - patent - design for a back for mirrors, brushes, or similar articles

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (15 November 1904; filed 24 October 1904). Design no. 37,221; serial no. 229,859: Design for a back for mirrors, brushes, or similar articles. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01862).

1904 - patent - design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (20 December 1904; filed 21 November 1904). Design no. 37,267; serial no. 233,743: Design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01861).



1904? - price list

R. Wallace & Sons. (1904?). Price list of patent cases and oak chests. 29 pp. (Viewed 19 April 2016. C00001-12.)

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1906 - design catalogue

R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (1906). Silver plated hollow ware 1906 / R. Wallace and Sons Mfg. Co. Wallingford, CT; 31 pp. (Updated 24 April 2017. A00403.)

1906 - historical information

Gillespie, Charles Bancroft & Curtis, George Munson. (1906). Biographies of R. Wallace & Sons management: George Redfield Curtis (director) (pp. 305-08 including portrait); Horace C. Wilcox (director) (pp. 530-32 including portrait). In A century of Meriden: A historic record and pictorial description of the town of Meriden, Connecticut and the men who made it, from earliest settlement to close of its first century of incorporation, (Part II). 1248 pp overall. (Viewed 19 November 2016. A00791-92.)


1906 patents

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1906 - patent - design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (12 June 1906; filed 7 May 1906: Design no. 38,069; serial no. 315,689: Design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles. (Viewed 5 April 2018. AAA01804).

1906 - patent - design for a teapot or similar article

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (12 June 1906; filed 7 May 1906). Design no. 38,070; serial no. 315,672: Design for a teapot or similar article. (Viewed 5 April 2018. AAA01803).

1906 - patent - design for a cocktail-server

Charles E. Allen, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (3 July 1906; filed 10 May 1906). Design patent no. 38,122; serial no. 316,224: Design for a cocktail-server. (Viewed 18 May 2018. AAA03034).



1907 - design catalogue

R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (1907). [Catalog B7 - copy]. Wallingford, CT; 66 pp. (Updated 24 April 2017. A00404.)

1907 - promotional magazine

Benson, Stuart (Ed.). (November 1907). The Wallace: A little magazine with a silver lining, 6(4). Wallingford, CT; 15 pp. (Viewed 27 April 2017. A02265.)


1907 patents

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1907 - patent - design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (16 July 1907; filed 17 June 1907). Design no. 38,679; serial no. 379,522: Design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles. (Viewed 13 April 2018. AAA02271).

1907 - patent - design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (3 September 1907; filed 25 July 1907). Design no. 38,784; serial no. 385,592: Design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles. (Viewed 13 April 2018. AAA02273).

1907 - patent - design for a back for mirrors, brushes, or similar articles

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (12 November 1907; filed 6 September 1907). Design no. 38,880; serial no. 391,734: Design for a back for mirrors, brushes, or similar articles. (Viewed 13 April 2018. AAA02272).



1908 - advertisement

R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (October 1908). Advertisement: "Silver plate that resists wear..." [with illustration of spoon showing Joan pattern]. Cosmopolitan advertising section (at end, as positioned online). (Viewed 15 May 2018. AAA02960; AAA02962).


1908 patents

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1908 - patent - design for a spoon, fork, or similar article

Charles A. Bennett, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (9 June 1908; filed 20 April 1908). Design no. 39,340; serial no. 428,293: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 5 April 2018. AAA01807).

1908 - patent - design for a spoon, fork, or similar article

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons (27 October 1908; filed 1 August 1908). Design no. 39,635; serial no. 446,500: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01844).



c. 1908 - silver care booklet (missing)

R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (c. 1908). [Silver care booklet]. Number of pages unknown. No copy known to exist in a public library. (Viewed 15 May 2018. AAA02960; AAA02962).

1909 - design catalogue

R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (1909). A catalog of prize cups and trophies. Wallingford, CT; 24 pp. (Updated 25 April 2017. A00405.)

1909 - design catalogue

R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Co. (1909). Trophies. Wallingford, CT; 24 pp. (See entry above as could be same catalogue.) (Updated 25 April 2017. AAA00032-48.)

  • Offline - University of California, Santa Barbara – Special Coll., Romaine Trade Catalogs, Box 2, Folder 15.

1909 - advertisement

(1 September 1909). Advertisement: "1835 Wallace / R. Wallace Sterling" [showing Blossom pattern and Carnation pattern]. [Mentions catalogue, which is presumably the 1909-10 catalogue.] [Branches: 11 West 32nd St., New York; 131-7 Wabash Ave., Chicago; 925 Chestnut St., Philadelphia; 85 Post St., San Francisco.] The Jewelers’ Circular, v. 59, no. 5, pp. 27-8. (Viewed 3 July 2017. A02740; A02763.)


1909 patents

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1909 - patent - design for a spoon, fork, or similar article

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (23 February 1909; filed 15 December 1908). Design no. 39,836; serial no. 467,713: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 5 April 1909. AAA01810).

1909 - patent - design for a spoon, fork or similar article

Henry L. Wallace, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (23 February 1909; filed 15 December 1908). Design no. 39,837; serial no. 467,714: Design for a spoon, fork or similar article. (Viewed 26 March 2018. AAA01551.)

1909 - patent - design for a spoon, fork, or similar article

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (18 May 1909; filed 29 March 1909). Design no. 39,990; serial no. 486,626: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01863).



1909-10 - design catalogue

R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Co. (1909-10). Silver plated hollow ware [catalogue 104]. Wallingford, CT; 96 pp. (Updated 25 April 2017. A00406; C00001-11.)

1909? - design catalogue

R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (1909?). Catalog of sterling silver / made in the shops of R. Wallace and Sons Mfg Co. Wallingford, CT; 51 pp. (Updated 25 April 2017. A00407.)


1910s

1910 - design catalogue

R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Co. (1910). A catalogue of hotel silver. Unknown number of pages. (Viewed 17 June 2017. AAA00600-08; AAA00601-02.)

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"Branches at: 11 West 32d Street, New York; 131-137 Wabash Avenue, Chicago; 85 Post Street, San Francisco; 63 Basinghall Street, London" (excerpt from above).


1910 - promotional booklet

Fales, Winnifred. (1910). The R. Wallace book: Table settings and social convention for every occasion. Wallingford, CT: R. Wallace and Sons Manufacturing Co. 31 pp. (Updated 26 April 2017. A00412.)


1910 patents

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1910 - patent - design for a spoon, fork, or similar article

Leslie A. Brown, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (11 January 1910; filed 1 November 1909). Design no. 40,430; serial no. 525,832: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 13 April 2018. AAA02269).

1910 - patent - design for a spoon, fork, or similar article

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (1 March 1910; filed 29 December 1909). Design no. 40,549; serial no. 535,539: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01845).

1910 - patent - design for a spoon, fork, or similar article

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (12 April 1910; filed 17 February 1910). Design no. 40,619; serial no. 544,525: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 5 April 2018. AAA01811).

1910 - patent - design for a spoon, fork, or similar article

Leslie A. Brown, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (19 July 1910; filed 23 May 1910). Design no. 40,776; serial no. 563,038: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 13 April 2018. AAA02270).



1911 patents

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1911 - patent - design for a spoon, fork, or similar article

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons (3 January 1911; filed 3 November 1910). Design no. 41,064; serial no. 590,560: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 5 April 2018. AAA01812).

1911 - patent - design for a spoon, fork or similar article

Henry L. Wallace, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg Co. (3 January 1911; filed 3 October 1910). Design no. 41,065; serial no. 585,153: Design for a spoon, fork or similar article. (Viewed 16 March 2018. AAA001227.)

1911 - patent - design for a spoon, fork, or similar article

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (28 March 1911; filed 20 January 2011). Design no. 41,262; serial no. 603,763: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01864).



1912 - missing design catalogue

R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Co. (1912). [Catalogue B13]. No copy in a public library known to exist. (See notation in 1913 appendix entry below.) (Viewed 26 April 2017. A02257.)


1912 patents

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1912 - patent - design for a spoon, fork, or similar article

Leslie A. Brown, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (13 August 1912; filed 8 April 1912). Design no. 42,867; serial no. 689,437: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 13 April 2018. AAA02282).

1912 - patent - design for a spoon, fork, or similar article

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (3 September 1912; filed 13 May 1912). Design no. 42,966; serial no. 697,043: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 13 April 2018. AAA02283).

1912 - patent - design for a tea or coffee pot or similar article

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (5 November 1912; filed 29 August 1912). Design no. 43,219; serial no. 717,793: Design for a tea or coffee pot or similar article. (Viewed 13 April 2018. AAA02284).

1912 - patent - design for a spoon, fork, or similar article

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (26 November 1912; filed 6 September 1912). Design no. 43,279; serial no. 719,036: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 13 April 2018. AAA02285).



1913 - design catalogue

R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Co. (1913). An appendix to Catalogue of sterling silver. B13: with the Wallace stamp. 34 pp. ["Errata to general Catalogue B13, Issued October, 1912", p. 33.] (Viewed 26 April 2017. A02257.)


1914 patents

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1914 - patent - design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles.

Leslie A. Brown, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (10 March 1914; filed 15 December 1913). Design no. 45,369; serial no. 806,931: Design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles. (Viewed 13 April 2018. AAA02286).

1914 - patent - design for a spoon, fork, or similar article

Leslie A. Brown, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (24 March 1914; filed 22 January 1914). Design no. 45,446; serial no. 813,809: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 13 April 2018. AAA02287).

1914 - patent - design for a spoon, fork, or similar article

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (5 May 1914; filed 18 June 1913). Design no. 45,716; serial no. 774,478: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 13 April 2018. AAA02288).

1914 - patent - design for a sectional border

Leslie A. Brown, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (14 July 1914; filed 11 May 1914). Design no. 46,083; serial no. 837,946: Design for a sectional border. (Viewed 13 April 2018. AAA02289).

1914 - patent - design for a spoon, fork, or similar article

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (18 August 1914; filed 3 June 1914). Design no. 46,281; serial no. 842,784: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 13 April 2018. AAA02290).

1914 - patent - design for a spoon, fork, or similar article

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (8 September 1914; filed 3 June 1914). Design no. 46,364; serial no. 842,785: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 13 April 2018. AAA02291).



1914-15 - design catalogue

R. Wallace & Sons. (1914-15). A catalogue of sterling silver with the Wallace stamp [catalogue B15]. 163 pp. Wallingford, CT & Chicago. (Updated 26 April 2017. A00279-80.)


1915 patents

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1915 - patent - package for table-cutlery

Charles F. Williams, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (23 February 1915; filed 24 July 1913). Letters patent no. 1,129,437; serial no. 780,853: Package for table-cutlery. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03046).

1915 - patent - design for a spoon, fork, or similar article

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (9 March 1915; filed 7 December 1914). Design no. 47,072; serial no. 876,000: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 13 April 2018. AAA02292).

1915 - patent - handle for tea and coffee pots

Samuel G. Wilkes, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (30 November 1915; filed 27 March 1915). Letters patent no. 1,162,426; serial no. 17,478: Handle for tea and coffee pots. (Viewed 18 May 2018. AAA03036).



c. 1915 - design catalogue

R. Wallace & Sons. (c. 1915). A catalog of silver plated ware including hollow ware, toilet ware, and novelties [catalogue no. 106]. (Viewed 26 April 2017. A02258.)

c. 1915 - promotional booklet

Noyes, Horace N. (c. 1915). How to set the table. 16 pp. Haverhill, Mass. (“Offers R. Wallace silver plate and cutlery. ‘This is the 19th edition since the first copyright in 1901 by R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co., Wallingford, Conn.’”). (Updated 26 April 2017. A00945.)

c. 1915 - promotional booklet reprint

Noyes, Horace N. (c. 1915). How to set the table. 16 pp. Haverhill, Mass. ("Offers R. Wallace silver plate and cutlery. ’This is the 19th edition since the first copyright in 1901 by R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co., Wallingford, Conn.’"). “Reprint” in Trade catalogues at Winterthur (microform), (v. 1) (1984). Clearwater Pub. Co.: New York. (Updated 26 April 2017. A00518; A00902; A00944.) [3]


1916 patents

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1916 - patent - table-cabinet

Charles Frederick Williams, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (21 March 1916; filed 14 July 1915). Letters patent no. 1,176,259; serial no. 39,726: Table-cabinet. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03038).

1916 - patent - design for a spoon, fork, or similar article

Samuel G. Wilkes, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (20 June 1916; filed 10 March 1916). Design patent no. 49,244; serial no. 83,423: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03040).

1916 - patent - design for a spoon, fork, or similar article

Samuel G. Wilkes, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (20 June 1916; filed 10 March 1916). Design patent no. 49,245; serial no. 83,424: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03041).

1916 - patent - design for a spoon, fork, or similar article

Samuel G. Wilkes, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (4 July 1916; filed 10 March 1916). Design patent no. 49,321; serial no. 83,425: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03042).

1916 - patent - design for a spoon, fork, or similar article

Samuel G. Wilkes, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (4 July 1916; filed 10 March 1916). Design patent no. 49,322; serial no. 83,426: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03043).

1916 - patent - design for a spoon, fork, or similar article

Samuel G. Wilkes, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (4 July 1916; filed 10 March 1916). Design patent no. 49,323; serial no. 83,427: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03039).

1916 - patent - child’s spoon, fork, or similar article

Samuel G. Wilkes, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (4 July 1916; filed 26 April 1916). Letters patent no. 1,189,897; serial no. 93,594: Child’s spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03037).



1916-17 - design catalogue

R. Wallace & Sons. (1916-17). A catalogue of sterling silver, with the Wallace stamp [catalogue B17]. 228 pp. (Updated 27 April 2017. A00278; AAA00597.)

1917 - historical information

(1917). Encyclopedia of Connecticut biography, vol 1. [On George Munson Curtis: director, R. Wallace & Sons; treasurer, Meriden Britannia (pp. 374-76 and portrait).] The American Historical Society, Inc.: Boston, New York, Chicago. (Viewed 28 November 2016. AAA00519; AAA00522-24.)

1917 - historical information

(1917). Encyclopedia of Connecticut biography, vol 3. [On George H. Wilcox, president of International Silver Company, and Horace C. Wilcox (partner, Meriden Britannia; director: Manning, Bowman & Co.; Meriden Silver Plate Co.; Rogers Brothers (Waterbury); R. Wallace & Sons (Wallingford); William Rogers Manufacturing Co. (Hartford), (pp. 70-3).] The American Historical Society, Inc.: Boston, New York, Chicago. (Viewed 28 November 2016. AAA00525; AAA00540-41.)


1917 patents

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1917 - patent - design for a spoon, fork, or similar article

Samuel G. Wilkes, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (9 January 1917; filed 9 October 1916). Design patent no. 50,153; serial no. 124,744: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03044).

1917 - patent - design for a spoon, fork, or similar article

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (10 April 1917; filed 23 February 1917). Design no. 50,579; serial no. 150,587: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 13 April 2018. AAA02293).

1917 - patent - design for a spoon, fork, or similar article

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (26 June 1917; filed 24 November 1916). Design no, 50,972; serial no. 133,261: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 13 April 2018. AAA02294).

1917 - patent - design for a teapot or similar article

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (16 October 1917; filed 20 July 1917). Design no. 51,379; serial no. 181,908: Design for a teapot or similar article. (Viewed 13 April 2018. AAA02295).

1917 - patent - design for a spoon, fork, or similar article

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (23 October 1917; filed 20 August 1917). Design no. 51,431; serial no. 187,261: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 13 April 2018. AAA02296).



1918 - historical information

Hill, Everett G. (1918). Frank A. Wallace biography, President, R. Wallace & Sons, (pp. 137-38). In A modern history of New Haven and eastern New Haven County, v. II. 907 pp. New York; Chicago: S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. (Viewed 20 November 2016. A00802-03.)

1918 - historical information

Hill, Everett G. (1918). Robert Wallace biography, partner, R. Wallace & Sons, (p. 374-77 including portrait). In A modern history of New Haven and eastern New Haven County, v. II. 907 pp. New York; Chicago: S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. (Viewed 20 November 2016. A00802-03.)

1918 - patent - design for a teapot or similar article

Samuel G. Wilkes, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (24 September 1918; filed 10 November 1917). Design patent no. 52,502; serial no. 201,252: Design for a teapot or similar article. (Viewed 18 May 2018. AAA03035).


1919 patents

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1919 - patent - heat-insulator for handled vessels

Harry I. Clulee, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (21 January 1919; filed 9 September 1918). Letters patent no. 1,292,262; serial no. 253,198: Heat-insulator for handled vessels. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03050).

1919 - patent - design for a teapot or similar article

Samuel G. Wilkes, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (11 November 1919; filed 7 May 1919). Design patent no. 54,188; serial no. 295,496: Design for a teapot or similar article. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03051).

1919 - patent - design for a teapot or similar article

Samuel G. Wilkes, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (11 November 1919; filed 7 May 1919). Design patent no. 54,189; serial no. 295,497: Design for a teapot or similar article. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03052).



1920s

1920 - design brochure or promotional booklet

R. Wallace & Sons Mfg Co. (1920). The Washington in silver sterling. Boston: Barta Press. 22 pp. (Updated 26 April 2017. A00942; AAA00021. DM.)

1920 - design brochure or promotional booklet

Fales, Winnifred Shaw. (1920). The Wallace hostess book. Wallingford/ New York: R. Wallace and Sons Manufacturing Co. 36 pp. (Viewed 20 April 2016. A00413-14.)

1920 - magazine article

Purdy, W. Frank. (September 1920). More about art in American industry: Expressions from the trade point of view by men prominent in the ceramic, jewelry and silverware trades. [Including statements by George H. Wilcox, President, International Silver Company and Frank A. Wallace, President, R. Wallace Mfg. Co.] Arts & Decoration, pp. 240, 275. (Viewed 15 September 2017. G00422-24.)


1920 magazine articles

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1920 - advertisement

R. Wallace Mfg. Co. (25 June 1920). Advertisement: "Wallace Silver, Sterling & Plate..." (showing Rheims and Hudson patterns). Arts & Decoration, p. 141. (Viewed 15 September 2017. G00419.)

1920 - advertisement

R. Wallace Mfg. Co. (August 1920). Advertisement: "Wallace Silver, Sterling & Plate, The tinkle of tea things..." (showing Rheims and Hudson patterns). Arts & Decoration, p. 177. (Viewed 15 September 2017. G00420.)

1920 - advertisement

R. Wallace Mfg. Co. (October 1920). Advertisement: "Wallace Silver, Sterling & Plate, At five minutes to seven..." (showing Cabot and Hudson patterns). Arts & Decoration, p. 292. (Viewed 15 September 2017. G00426.)

1920 - advertisement

R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (December 1920). Advertisement: "Wallace Silver, Sterling & Plate, Every Clever Woman Knows..." (showing Cabot, Dauphine, Hudson, and Vogue patterns). Arts & Decoration, p. 84. (Viewed 16 September 2017. G00429.)



1920 - patent - design for a spoon, fork or similar article

Henry Knott, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (11 May 1920; filed 21 August 1919). Design no. 55,131; serial no. 319,038: Design for a spoon, fork or similar article. (Viewed 15 May 2018. AAA02992).

1921 - design catalogue

R. Wallace & Sons. (1921). Wallace silver – prize cups and trophies; sterling plate [catalogue P21]. Wallingford, CT, 32 pp. (Updated 26 April 2017. A00276-77.)

1921 - design catalogue reprint

R. Wallace & Sons Mfg Co. (1921). Wallace silver – prize cups and trophies: sterling plate [catalogue P21]. 32 pp. “Reprint” in Trade Catalogues at the Winterthur Museum, Part 2 microfiche (no. 3120). (c. 1991). University Publications of America: Bethesda, MD. (Updated 26 April 2017. A00868; A00871; A00884-85.) [4]


1921 magazine articles

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1921 - magazine article

(March 1921). Graphics focus, with illustrations, on "The Wallace hostess book" In "The hand of the designer in advertising art". Arts & Decoration, pp. 384-86. (Viewed 23 September 2017. G00431-34.)

1921 - magazine article

Levy, Florence N. (June 1921). American Silver: The development of a great industrial art. [Includes photos and mentions of Wallace patterns, Dorchester and Athena, and Whiting Manufacturing Company.] Arts & Decoration, pp. 100-01, 140. (Viewed 16 September 2017. G00435-38.)



1921 advertisements

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1921 - listing

(1921). Listing: "R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co., 411 5th Ave." (New York). In Visiting New York City: Buyers manual, p. 57. New York: Henry Sweetsson, Inc. (Viewed 29 April 2017. A02323-24.)

1921 - advertisement

R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (June 1921). Advertisement: "Wallace Silver, Sterling & Plate..." (with illustration of Hostess pattern). House & Garden, p. 81. (Viewed 22 September 2017. G00593.)

1921 - advertisement

R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (June 1921). Advertisement: "Wallace Silver, Sterling & Plate, In the month of brides..." (showing Hostess pattern). Arts & Decoration, p. 113. (Viewed 16 September 2017. G00439.)

1921 - advertisement

R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (December 1921). Advertisement: "Wallace Silver, Sterling & Plate..." (with illustrations of Hostess and Dauphine patterns). House & Garden, p. 89. (Viewed 22 September 2017. G00601.)

1921 - advertisement

R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (December 1921). Advertisement: "Wallace Silver, Sterling & Plate, When you ask your guests to be seated.." (showing Hostess and Dauphine patterns). Arts & Decoration, p. 145. (Viewed 16 September 2017. G00440.)



1922 - promotional booklet

R. Wallace & Sons Mfg Co. / Winnifred Shaw Fales. (1922). The Wallace hostess book, Wallingford / New York, 36 pp. (Viewed 26 June 2016. A00985.)

1922 - advertisement

(1922). Advertisement: R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co., (p. 20). In Wallingford directory 1922. The Price & Lee Co.: New Haven. Viewed 16 July 2017. A02770.)


1922 patents

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1922 - patent - insulated handle for vessels

Samuel G. Wilkes, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (21 November 1922; filed 13 April 1922). Letters patent no. 1,436,466; serial no. 552,364: Insulated handle for vessels. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03045).

1922 - patent - design for a spoon, fork, or similar article

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (28 November 1922; filed 22 April 1922). Design no. 61,694; serial no. 1915: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01865).

1922 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (5 December 1922; filed 2 May 1922). Design no. 61,703; serial no. 2037: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01866).



c. 1922 - design catalogue

R. Wallace & Sons. (c. 1922). Export catalog no. V-22 of silver plated hollow ware, flatware, toiletware... Wallingford, CT; 175 pp. (Updated 26 April 2017. A00275.)

c. 1922 - design catalogue

R. Wallace & Sons. (c. 1922). Catalogue no. 922 of Wallace sterling silver flatware & hollow ware. 72 pp. (Viewed 19 April 2016. C00001-09.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, call no. 739.2383 W187sfh.

1923 - design catalogue

R. Wallace & Sons. (1923). Wallace sterling solid silver [catalogue S-23]. Wallingford, CT: R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Co. 88 pp. (Updated 26 April 2017. A00984.)


1923 patents

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1923 - patent - insulated handle for vessels

Harry I. Clulee, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (6 February 1923; filed 13 April 1922). Letters patent no. 1,444,493; serial no. 552,349: Insulated handle for vessels. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03047).

1923 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (8 May 1923; filed 2 May 1922). Design no. 62,328; serial no. 2038: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01856).

1923 - patent - design for a teapot or similar article

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (16 October 1923; filed 4 December 1922). Design no. 63,134; serial no. 4494: Design for a teapot or similar article. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01857).

1923 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (30 October 1923; filed 30 January 1923). Design no. 63,174; serial no. 5032: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01858).



1924 - design catalogue

R. Wallace & Sons. (1924). Wallace prize cups and trophies: Sterling and plate [catalogue no. P-24]. Wallingford, CT; 44 pp. (Updated 26 April 2017. A00274.)


1924 patents

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1924 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (5 February 1924; filed 19 July 1923). Design patent no. 63,923; serial no. 6807: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03048).

1924 - patent - design for a coffeepot or similar article

Samuel G. Wilkes, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (2 September 1924; filed 24 April 1924). Design patent no. 65,549; serial no. 9375: Design for a coffeepot or similar article. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03049).



1925 - design catalogue

R. Wallace & Sons. (1925). Wallace prize cups & trophies: Sterling (solid) silver and silver plate [catalogue P -25]. Wallingford, CT, 48 pp. (Updated 26 April 2017. A00272.)

1925 - promotional booklet

Fales, Winnifred. (1925). The R. Wallace book: Table settings and social convention for every occasion. Wallingford, CT. 31 pp. (Updated 26 April 2017. A00993.)

1925 - promotional booklet

Beningfield, Diana. (1925). Every-day service and the etiquette of entertaining. Wallingford, CT: R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Co. (Updated 26 April 2017. A00992.)


1925 patents

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1925 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons (24 February 1925; filed 16 October 1924). Design 66,683; serial no. 11,083: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01853).

1925 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

Percy B. Ball, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (24 March 1925; filed 8 January 1925). Design no. 66,822; serial no. 11,967: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 8 May 2018. AAA02991).



1926 patents

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1926 - patent - design for a dish or similar article

Samuel G. Wilkes, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (23 March 1926; filed 4 November 1925). Design patent no. 69,789; serial no. 15,337: Design for a dish or similar article. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03087).

1926 - patent - design for a coffeepot or similar article

Samuel G. Wilkes, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (6 April 1926; filed 4 November 1925). Design patent no. 69,866; serial no. 15,336: Design for a coffeepot or similar article. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03088).

1926 - patent - design for a coffeepot or similar article

Samuel G. Wilkes, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (13 April 1926; filed 4 November 1925). Design patent no. 69,928; serial no. 15,334: Design for a coffeepot or similar article. (Viewed 18 May 2018. AAA03089).

1926 - patent - insulator for handled vessels

Harry I. Clulee, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (11 May 1926; filed 2 October 1925). Letters patent no. 1,584,433; serial no. 59,995: Insulator for handled vessels. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03085).

1926 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (18 May 1926; filed 8 March 1926). Design no. 70,171; serial no. 16,823: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01854).

1926 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (1 June 1926; filed 14 April 1926). Design no. 70,277; serial no. 17,301: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01855).

1926 - patent - method of forming handles for metal vessels

Harry I. Clulee, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (26 October 1926; filed 18 March 1926). Letters patent no. 1,604,807; serial no. 95,656: Method of forming handles for metal vessels. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03086).

1926 - patent - design for a dish or similar article

Percy B. Ball, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (2 November 1926; filed 24 April 1926). Design no. 71,352; serial no. 17,435: Design for a dish or similar article. (Viewed 15 May 2018. AAA02993).

1926 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (30 November 1926; filed 5 October 1926). Design no. 71,569; serial no. 19,247: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 15 May 2018. AAA02994).



c. 1926 - design brochure or promotional booklet

R. Wallace & Sons. (c. 1926). Antique in sterling solid silver. 12 pp. (Viewed 19 April 2016. C00001-06.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, call no. 739.2383 W 187a.


1927 patents

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1927 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (15 February 1927; filed 24 November 1926). Design patent no. 72,048; serial no. 19,831: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03074).

1927 - patent - design for a hand mirror or similar article

Percy B. Ball, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (22 February 1927; filed 6 November 1926). Design no. 72,056; serial no. 19,631: Design for a hand mirror or similar article. (Viewed 15 May 2018. AAA02989).

1927 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article.

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (21 June 1927; filed 15 November 1926). Design patent no. 72,920; serial no. 19,725: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03075).



1928 - design brochure

R. Wallace & Sons. (1928). Wallace silver plated hollow ware. Catalogue N-28. 84 pp. (Viewed 30 May 2016. C00001-10; A00725. DM.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, call no. Q739.2383 W187ws.


1928 patents

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1928 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

Samuel G. Wilkes, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (10 January 1928; filed 14 June 1927). Design patent no. 74,245; serial no. 22,434: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03094).

1928 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (17 January 1928; filed 13 October 1927). Design no. 74,263; serial no. 23,741: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01851).

1928 - patent - design for a coffeepot or similar article

Samuel G. Wilkes, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (3 April 1928; filed 20 January 1928). Design patent no. 74,849; serial no. 24,946: Design for a coffeepot or similar article. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03095).

1928 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (7 August 1928; filed 11 May 1928). Design no. 75,975; serial no. 26,636: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01852).

1928 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (11 September 1928; filed 11 June 1928). Design patent no. 76,333; serial no. 27,085: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03096).

1928 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (11 September 1928; filed 11 June 1928). Design patent no. 76,334; serial no. 27,066: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03097).

1928 - patent - tool handle

Harry I. Clulee, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (27 November 1928; filed 31 March 1927). Letters patent no. 1,693,269; serial no. 179,770: Tool handle. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03099).

1928 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (25 December 1928; filed 24 September 1928). Design patent no. 77,340; serial no. 28,268: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03098).



1929 - design brochure

R. Wallace & Sons. (1929). Wallace trophies: 1929 catalog, featuring four qualities. Wallingford, CT: R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. 84 pp. (Updated 26 April 2017. A00985.)


1929 patents

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1929 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (9 April 1929; filed 23 August 1928). Design patent no. 78,237; serial no. 27,933: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03053).

1929 - patent - method of forming spouts or handles for coffeepots or similar articles

Harry I. Clulee, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (2 July 1929; filed 12 January 1928). Letters patent no. 1,719,169; serial no. 246,368: Method of forming spouts or handles for coffeepots or similar articles. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03054).

1929 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

Henrik Hillbom, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons (14 January 1929; filed 1 November 1929). Design no. 80,312; serial no. 33,249: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 6 April 2018. AAA01850).



c. 1929 - design brochure or promotional booklet

Wallace Silversmiths. (c. 1929). The modern trend. Wallingford, CT; 16 pp. (Updated 26 April 2017. A00401.)


1930s

1930 - design brochure

Wallace Silversmiths. (1 July 1930). Wallace sterling silver flatware price list. 63 pp. (C00001-14.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, 739.2383 W187w.


1930 patents

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1930 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (25 February 1930; filed 29 October 1929). Design patent no. 80,592; serial no. 33,204: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03076).

1930 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (25 March 1930; filed 23 November 1929). Design patent no. 80,817; serial no. 33,527: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03077).

1930 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (25 March 1930; filed 8 January 1930). Design patent no. 80,818; serial no. 34,055: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03078).



1930-31 - R. Wallace & Sons in traveling exhibition

(1930). International exhibition of metalwork and cotton textiles exhibition catalogue. Organized by the American Federation of Arts, Washington, DC.

> Exhibition venues: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (15 October - 10 November 1930); Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (1-28 December 1930); Art Institute of Chicago (19 January - 1 March 1931); Cleveland Museum of Art (11 March - 5 April 1931). (Viewed 31 March 2017. A01871-76.)

1931 - design brochure

R. Wallace & Sons. (1931). Wallace fine arts pewter. Wallingford, CT; 16 pp. (Updated 26 April 2017. A00273.)


1931 patents

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1931 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (7 July 1931; filed 24 April 1931). Design patent no. 84,611; serial no. 39,617: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03079).

1931 - patent - design for a knife

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (14 July 1931; filed 26 June 1930). Design patent no. 84,665; serial no. 36,181: Design for a knife. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03080).

1931 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (21 July 1931; filed 29 May 1931). Design patent no. 84,719; serial no. 40,024: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03081).



c. 1931 - design catalogue

R. Wallace & Sons. (c. 1931). Wallace sterling silver hollow ware [catalogue S-31]. 79 pp. (Viewed 30 May 2016. C00014-88; A00726; AAA00018. DM.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, call no. Q739.2383 W187ss.


1932 patents

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1932 - patent - rotary-cutter can-opener

Joseph Orten Gadd, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (5 January 1932; filed 5 October 1929). Letters patent no. 1,839,474; serial no. 397,483: Rotary-cutter can-opener. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03100).

1932 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (9 February 1932; filed 3 December 1931). Design patent no. 86,187; serial no. 41,953: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03101).

1932 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (14 June 1932; filed 26 February 1932). Design patent no. 87,177; serial no. 43,012: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03102).

1932 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (13 September 1932; filed 15 July 1932). Design patent no. 87,765; serial no. 44,346: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03103).

1932 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (13 September 1932; filed 27 July 1932). Design patent no. 87,766; serial no. 44,450: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03104).

1932 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (15 November 1932; filed 27 September 1932). Design patent no. 88,327; serial no. 45,081: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03105).



1933 patents

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1933 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (21 March 1933; filed 17 January 1933). Design patent no. 89,542; serial no. 46,867: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03068).

1933 - patent - design for a handle for kitchen utensils or similar articles

Joseph Orton Gadd, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (7 November 1933; filed 8 March 1933). Design patent no. 90,978; serial no. 47,417: Design for a handle for kitchen utensils or similar articles. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03069).



1934 patents

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1934 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (8 May 1934; filed 5 March 1934). Design patent no. 92,220; serial no. 50,952: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03090).

1934 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

Amedie J. Germain, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (29 May 1934; filed 6 April 1934). Design patent no. 92,342; serial no. 51,328: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03091).

1934 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (3 July 1934; filed 4 April 1934). Design patent no. 92,689; serial no. 51,311: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03092).

1934 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (27 November 1934; filed 2 October 1934). Design patent no. 93,955; serial no. 53,455: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03093).

1934 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

John Vassos, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (11 December 1934; filed 8 September 1934). Design no. 94,059; serial no. 53,233: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 15 May 2018. AAA02988).

1934 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (11 December 1934; filed 15 October 1934). Design no. 94,060; serial no. 53,620: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 15 May 2018. AAA02990).



1935 - promotional booklet

J. A. Wright and Company. (1935). The care of beautiful silver. 24 pp. Keene, NH. ["Includes many pictures of silver items manufactured by International Silver Co., Reed and Barton, Rogers, Lunt & Bowlen, Towle, R. Wallace & Son, and the Watson Co."] (Viewed 26 April 2017. A02266.)


1935 patents

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1935 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (19 March 1935; filed 19 January 1935). Design patent no. 94,931; serial no. 54,931: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03070).

1935 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (10 December 1935; filed 1 November 1935). Design patent no. 97,826; serial no. 59,302: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03071).



1935? - promotional brochure

R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (1935?). Come to Connecticut this year: Connecticut Tercentenary in Wallingford. 4 pp. (Updated 26 April 2017. A00991.)

1935? - pamphlet

R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (1935?). Wallace silversmiths: Manufacturing memorandum. Pamphlet. Number of pages unknown. (Viewed 26 April 2017. A02268.)


1936 patents

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1936 - patent - design for a spoon or other article of flatware

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (26 May 1936; filed 13 April 1936). Design patent no. 99,837; serial no. 62,097: Design for a spoon or other article of flatware. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03082).

1936 - patent - design for a spoon or other article of flatware

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (8 September 1936; filed 20 July 1936). Design patent no. 101,151; serial no. 63,946: Design for a spoon or other article of flatware. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03083).

1936 - patent - design for a spoon or other article of flatware

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (1 December 1936; filed 20 October 1936). Design patent no. 102,173; serial no. 65,385: Design for a spoon or other article of flatware. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03084).



1937 - design catalogue

R. Wallace & Sons. (1937). Wallace sterling. 64 pp. (Updated 26 April 2017. A02259.)

1937 - R. Wallace & Sons in Met exhibition

(1937). Silver: An exhibition of contemporary American design by manufacturers, designers and craftsmen exhibition booklet. Venue: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (11 April - 23 May 1937). (Viewed 25 August 2016. AAA00096.)

1937 - R. Wallace & Sons in Brooklyn exhibition

1937 (specific dates unknown). Contemporary industrial and handwrought silver exhibition catalogue. Venue: Brooklyn Museum, New York. (Viewed 25 August 2016. AAA00094.)


1937 patents

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1937 - patent - spoon and fork

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (9 February 1937; filed 4 June 1936). Letters patent no. 2,070,034; serial no. 83,483: Spoon and fork. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03056).

1937 - patent - design for a spoon or other article of flatware

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (31 August 1937; filed 28 July 1937). Design patent no. 105,906; serial no. 70,700: Design for a spoon or other article of flatware. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03057).



1938 - advertisement with celebrity endorsement

(25 April 1938). Advertisement: "... Personality, a Glamorous New Pattern..." (with photo of actress Ann Sheridan and an illustration of a Personality pattern spoon). LIFE magazine, p. 69. (13 October 2017. G01419-20.)


1938 patents

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1938 - patent - design for a spoon or other article of flatware

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (29 March 1938; filed 8 February 1938). Design patent no. 109,087; serial no. 74,956: Design for a spoon or other article of flatware. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03072).

1938 - patent - design for a spoon or other article of flatware

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (7 June 1938; filed 11 April 1938). Design patent no. 110,041; serial no. 76,423: Design for a spoon or other article of flatware. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03073).



1939 - advertisement

Wallace Silversmiths. (6 November 1939). Advertisement: "Dollar Sale..." [with illustrations of spoons in Buckingham, Lady Alice and Personality patterns]. LIFE magazine, pp. 3-4. (Viewed 20 October 2017. G01521.)


1939 patents

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1939 - patent - design for a spoon or other article of flatware

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (4 April 1939; filed 14 February 1939). Design patent no. 114,126; serial no. 82,981: Design for a spoon or other article of flatware. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03106).

1939 - patent - design for a spoon or other article of flatware

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (4 April 1939; filed 14 February 1939). Design patent no. 114,127; serial no. 82,982: Design for a spoon or other article of flatware. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03107).

1939 - patent - design for a spoon or other article of flatware

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (4 April 1939; filed 14 February 1939). Design patent no. 114,128; serial no. 82,983: Design for a spoon or other article of flatware. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03108).

1939 - patent - design for a mirror or similar article

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (31 October 1939; filed 21 August 1939). Design patent no. 117,409; serial no. 86,806: Design for a mirror or similar article. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03109).

1939 - patent - design for a spoon or other article of flatware

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (5 December 1939; filed 16 October 1939). Design patent no. 117,940; serial no. 87,684: Design for a spoon or other article of flatware. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03110).



1940s

1940 - patent - design for a spoon or other article of flatware

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (30 July 1940; filed 4 June 1940). Design patent no. 121,724; serial no. 92,811: Design for a spoon or other article of flatware. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03058).

1941 - design catalogue (missing)

Wallace Silversmiths. (1941). [Trophy headquarters - master catalog]. Number of pages unknown. No copy in a public library known to exist. (Viewed 27 May 2018. AAA03252).

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

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (25 March 1941; filed 24 January 1941). Design patent no. 126,117; serial no. 98,369: Design for a spoon or other article of flatware. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03059).

1941? - promotional booklet

R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Co. (1941?). Outline and history of silver, design, and manufacturing principles and practices. Wallingford, CT; 31 leaves. (Updated 26 April 2017. A00990.)

1941-81 - archival papers

(1941-81). William Regan collection of Wallace Silversmith material. [Includes "employee newsletters, a handbook, 1957, and a union contract, 1959; advertising brochures, catalogs, and a recording of radio spots, a history of Wallace Silversmiths" and more; see online catalogue entry for details.] (Updated 25 April 2017. A01479.)

1942 - design catalogue (missing)

Wallace Silversmiths. (1942). [Trophy headquarters (catalogue)]. Number of pages unknown. No copy in a public library known to exist. (Viewed 27 May 2018. AAA03252).

1942 - patent - design for a spoon or other article of flatware.

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (5 May 1942; filed 2 February 1942). Design patent no. 132,308; serial no. 105,568: Design for a spoon or other article of flatware. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03060).

1943 - design catalogue or promotional booklet

R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (1943). Beauty moods in silver. Wallingford, CT; 61 pp. (Updated 27 April 2017. A00989; A02267; C00001-16.)

1943-44 - annual report

R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (1943-44). Annual report. (Viewed 27 April 2017. A02269.)


1944 patents

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

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (22 August 1944; filed 26 June 1944). Design patent no. 138,562; serial no. 114,200: Design for a spoon or other article of flatware. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03061).

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

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (22 August 1944; filed 26 June 1944). Design patent no. 138,563; serial no. 114,201: Design for a spoon or other article of flatware. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03062).

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

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (22 August 1944; filed 26 June 1944). Design patent no. 138,564; serial no. 114,202: Design for a spoon or other article of flatware. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03063).



1945 - design catalogue or promotional booklet

R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Co. (1945). Beauty moods in silver, 3rd ed. Wallingford, CT; 61 pp. (Updated 26 April 2017. A00987-88.)


1945 patents

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

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (19 June 1945; filed 11 April 1945). Design patent no. 141,624; serial no. 118,949: Design for a spoon or other article of flatware. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03064).

1945 - patent - design for a spoon or other article of flatware.

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (16 October 1945; filed 11 July 1945). Design patent no. 142,602; serial no. 120,643: Design for a spoon or other article of flatware. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03065).



1947 - design brochure or promotional booklet

Warren, William. (1947). Beauty moods in silver. Wallingford, CT: Wallace Silversmiths; 61 pp. (Updated 26 April 2017. A00410-11.)


1947 advertisements

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1947 - advertisement

Wallace Silversmiths. (February 1947). Advertisement: "Perhaps it takes a man to really organize this ’business of gifts’... " Nation’s Business, p. 34. (Viewed 2 December 2017. G01760.)

1947 - advertisement

Wallace Silversmiths. (April 1947). Advertisement: "How to cure gift-buying headaches... PERMANENTLY... " Nation’s Business, p. 32. (Viewed 2 December 2017. G01759.)

1947 - advertisement

Wallace Silversmiths. (June 1947). Advertisement: "Mr. G. takes the "if" out of GIFt buying..." Nation’s Business, p. 32. (Viewed 2 December 2017. G01758.)

1947 - advertisement

Grandpa Soap Company. (13 October 1947). Advertisement: promotion - Wallace Bros. Marcy pattern, four spoons. LIFE magazine, p. 54. (Viewed 26 November 2017. G01720.)



c. 1947 - design brochure or promotional booklet

Hammerstein, Dorothy / R. Wallace & Sons. (c. 1947). All silver: and well worth it! 46 pp. [Note: Form no. 41A]. (Viewed 27 April 2017. A02270.)

c. 1947 - design catalogue

Wallace Silversmiths. (c. 1947). Man’s guide to simplified gift buying: from Wallace Silversmiths and Lux, Bond & Green incorporated, jewelers & silversmiths, established 1908, 70 Pratt Street, Hartford, Connecticut. 25 pp. (Viewed 27 April 2017. A02271.)


1948 patents

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

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (30 March 1948; filed 10 March 1947). Design patent no. 149,154; serial no. 137,479: Design for a spoon or other article of flatware. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03066).

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

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (30 March 1948; filed 10 March 1947). Design patent no. 149,155; serial no. 137,479: Design for a spoon or other article of flatware. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03067).



c. 1948 - design brochure or promotional booklet

Wallace Silversmiths. (c. 1948). Daily pleasure in sterling. Wallingford, CT; 24 pp. (Updated 26 April 2017. A00409.)


1949 patents

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1949 - patent - design for a spoon or other article of flatware

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (10 May 1949; filed 15 May 1948). Design patent no. 153,740; serial no. 146,401: Design for a spoon or other article of flatware. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03111).

1949 - patent - design for a spoon or other article of flatware

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (10 May 1949; filed 15 May 1948). Design patent no. 153,741; serial no. 146,402: Design for a spoon or other article of flatware. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03112).

1949 - patent - method of producing flatware

Fred S. Robinson, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (31 May 1949; filed 5 June 1947). Letters patent no. 2,471,900; serial no. 752,815: Method of producing flatware. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03113).



1950s

1950 - patent - abrading apparatus

Russell H. Edell and Rolland G. Hall, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (6 June 1950; filed 26 November 1948). Letters patent no. 2,510,565; serial no. 61,953: Abrading apparatus. (Viewed 19 May 2018. AAA03055).


1951 patents

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1951 - patent - electropolishing of metals

Henry Boynton Smith, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (3 July 1951; filed 15 May 1947). Letters patent no. 2,559,263; serial no. 748,220: Electropolishing of metals. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03114).

1951 - patent - spoon or similar article

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (13 November 1951; filed 11 May 1950). Design patent no. 165,199; serial no. 9881: Spoon or similar article. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03115).

1951 - patent - spoon or similar article

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (13 November 1951; filed 11 May 1950). Design patent no. 165,200; serial no. 9882: Spoon or similar article. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03116).

1951 - patent - spoon or similar article

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (13 November 1951; filed 11 May 1950). Design patent no. 165,201; serial no. 9883: Spoon or similar article. (Viewed 20 May 2018. AAA03117).

1951 - patent - automatic work abrading apparatus

Rolland G. Hall and Stewart M. Hill, assignors to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (27 November 1951; filed 10 July 1948). Letters patent no. 2,576,787; serial no. 38,066: Automatic work abrading apparatus. (Viewed 21 May 2018. AAA03118).



c. 1951 - design catalogue

Wallace Silversmiths. (c. 1951). Sterling silver craftmanship: Wallace Sterling. 40 pp. (Viewed 26 April 2017. A02260.)


1952 patents

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1952 - patent - hydraulic actuating mechanism for machining implements

Rolland G. Hall and Stewart M. Hill, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (15 January 1952; filed 10 July 1948). Letters patent no. 2,582,328; serial no. 149,126: Hydraulic actuating mechanism for machining implements. (Viewed 25 May 2018. AAA03119).

1952 - patent - spoon or similar article

Amedie J. Germain, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (10 June 1952; filed 6 March 1952). Design patent no. 166,960; serial no. 18,799: Spoon or similar article. (Viewed 25 May 2018. AAA03185).

1952 - patent - spoon or similar article

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (10 June 1952; filed 6 March 1952). Design patent no. 167,012; serial no. 18,790: Spoon or similar article. (Viewed 25 May 2018. AAA03186).

1952 - patent - spoon or similar article

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (10 June 1952; filed 6 March 1952). Design patent no. 167,013; serial no. 18,791: Spoon or similar article. (Viewed 25 May 2018. AAA03187).

1952 - patent - spoon or similar article

William S. Warren, assignor to R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company. (9 September 1952; filed 28 May 1952). Design patent no. 167,728; serial no. 19,914: Spoon or similar article. (Viewed 25 May 2018. AAA03188).



c. 1953 - design brochure

R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Co. (c. 1953). Collecting sterling silverware. 8 pp. (Updated 25 April 2017. A00986.)


1953 advertisements

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1953 - advertisement

(13 April 1953). Advertisement: "Wallace Stainless... the tableware that needs no care ..." [showing Citation, Fleetline, Trellis, and Vogue patterns]. TIME magazine, p. 2. (Viewed 14 October 2017. G01425-26.)

1953 - advertisement

Wallace Brothers. (11 May 1953). Advertisement: "Wallace Stainless... the tableware that needs no care ..." [showing Citation, Fleetline, Trellis, and Vogue patterns]. TIME magazine, p. 143. (Viewed 14 October 2017. G01423-24.)

1953 - advertisement

Wallace Brothers. (8 June 1953). Advertisement: "Wallace Stainless... the tableware that needs no care ..." [showing Citation, Fleetline, Trellis, and Vogue patterns]. TIME magazine, p. 4. (Viewed 14 October 2017. G01421-22.)



1954 - magazine article mention

Schisgall, Oscar. (August 1954). How to stay in business 100 years. [Lengthy section focused on Wallace Silversmiths]. Nation’s Business, pp. 23-25, 57. (Viewed 2 December 2017. G01748-51.)

1956 - advertisement

Wallace sterling. (26 November 1956). Advertisement: "more for the woman you adore! gifts worth 1/4 more! ..." [shows the following patterns: Grande Baroque, Grand Colonial, Orchid Elegance, Romance of the Sea, Rose Point, Silver Swirl, Sir Christopher, Stradivari, Waltz of Spring, and Wishing Star. Also, an extensive list of retailers is on a third page.] LIFE magazine, (pp. 154-56). Viewed 13 October 2017. G01412-18.)

1957 - advertisement

Owen-Illinois. (4 November 1957). Advertisement for Libbey Safedge Glassware with illustrations showing and listing Oneida "Shoreline" stainless and Wallace "Discovery" sterling. LIFE magazine, p. 98. (Viewed 26 October 2017. G01628.)


1957 patents

See the patents


1957 - patent - spoon or similar article

Richard Gavette, assignor to Wallace Silversmiths. (21 May 1957; filed 14 November 1956). Design patent no. 180,325; serial no. 43,755: Spoon or similar article. (Viewed 25 May 2018. AAA03191).

1957 - patent - fork or similar article

Richard Gavette, assignor to Wallace Silversmiths. (21 May 1957; filed 14 November 1956). Design no. 180,326; serial no. 43,756: Fork or similar article. (Viewed 5 April 2018. AAA01824).

1957 - patent - spoon or similar article

Amedie J. Germain and William Toth, Jr., assignor to Wallace Silversmiths. (17 December 1957; filed 3 June 1957). Design no. 181,723; serial no. 46,460: Spoon or similar article. (Viewed 5 April 2018. AAA01825).

1957 - patent - spoon or similar article

Irving G. Wahl, assignor to Wallace Silversmiths. (17 December 1957; filed 27 May 1957). Design no. 181,767; serial no. 46,357: Spoon or similar article. (Viewed 5 April 2018. AAA01826).



1958 - pamphlet (missing)

(January 1958). Wallace Custom Stainless Pamphlet (revised). Number of pages unknown. No known copy in a public library. (Viewed 23 May 2013. AAA03132).


1958 patents

See the patents


1958 - patent - spoon or similar article

William Toth, Jr., assignor to Wallace Silversmiths. (2 September 1958; filed 25 November 1957). Design no. 183,467; serial no. 48,636: Spoon or similar article. (Viewed 5 April 2018. AAA01827).

1958 - patent - spoon or similar article

Irving F. Wahl, assignor to Wallace Silversmiths. (2 September 1958; filed 3 February 1958). Design no. 183,472; serial no. 49,486: Spoon or similar article. (Viewed 5 April 2018. AAA01809).



c. 1958 - design catalogue

Wallace Silversmiths. (c. 1958). Wallace hotel and restaurant flatware catalogue. Wallingford, CT; 24 pp. (Updated 26 April 2017. A00271.)

1959 - patent - spoon or similar article

Irving F. Wahl, assignor to Wallace Silversmiths. (30 June 1959; filed 22 July 1957). Design no. 185,619; serial no. 47,039: Spoon or similar article. (Viewed 5 April 2018. AAA01808).

1959-60 - Wallace in exhibition

(c. 1959) 20th Century Design: U.S.A. exhibition catalogue. 95 pp. (Updated 24 January 2018. AAA00852; A01156; A02774.)

> Venues: Albright Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY (3 May - 14 June 1959); Cleveland Museum of Art (8 July - 16 August 1959); City Art Museum of St. Louis (14 September - 25 October 1959); Minneapolis Institute of Arts (23 November 1959 - 3 January 1960); San Francisco Museum of Art (1 February - 13 March 1960); Dallas Museum of Art (4 April - 15 May 1960); Portland Art Museum (6 June - 31 July 1960); Dayton Art Institute, OH (12 September - 23 October 1960).

> Exhibited design - Wallace: barbecue dish (1958) designed by Oscar W. Martha.

c. 195-? - design catalogue

Wallace Silversmiths. (c. 195-?). Treasures in sterling. 31 pp. (Viewed 26 April 2017. A02261.)


1960s

1960 - patent - spoon or similar article

Amedie J. Germain, assignor to Wallace Silversmiths. (19 July 1960; filed 4 June 1959). Design patent no. 188,437; serial no. 56,199: Spoon or similar article. (Viewed 25 May 2018. AAA03190).


1963 patents

See the patents


1963 - patent - fork or similar article of flatware

David B. Hoover and William Toth, Jr., assignor to Wallace Silversmiths. (16 April 1963; filed 5 October 1961). Design no. 195,061; serial no. 66,982: Fork or similar article of flatware. (Viewed 5 April 2018. AAA01822).

1963 - patent - fork or similar article of flatware

David B. Hoover, assignor to Wallace Silversmiths. (10 December 1963; filed 21 September 1961). Design no. 197,086; serial no. 66,794: Fork or similar article of flatware. (Viewed 5 April 2018. AAA01823).



1964 - leaflet (missing)

Wallace Silversmiths. (April 1964). Wallace Sterling leaflet (advertised by Woodward and Lothrop) ("Evening Mist" fork pattern shown). No copy in a public library known to exist. (Viewed 26 May 2018. AAA03227).

1964 - patent - screen assembly

Gordon Spongberg, Brook J. Tarbox, Ralph A. Sittnick, assignors to Wallace Silversmiths. (25 August 1964; filed 15 August 1961). Patent no. 3,145,765; serial no. 131,578: Screen assembly. (Viewed 10 March 2018. AAA01059.)

1967 - patent - candy dish or similar article of holloware

Irving F. Wahl, assignor to Wallace Silversmiths. (6 June 1967; filed 4 January 1966). Design patent no. 207,862; serial no. 451: Candy dish or similar article of holloware. (Viewed 25 May 2018. AAA03189).

1968 - magazine article

(August 1968). [(Unspecified) Wallace strainer #0410 - Ask a question]. Silver Magazine. (Viewed 13 September 2017. G00209.)

1969 - magazine article

(June 1969). [Sir Christopher by Wallace Silversmiths - flatware pattern]. Silver Magazine. (Viewed 13 September 2017. G00209.)


1970s

1970 magazine articles

See the list

1970 - magazine article

(January 1970). [Toilet ware set: The Carmel (R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co.)] Silver Magazine. (Viewed 8 September 2017. G00209.)

1970 - magazine article

(January 1970). [Toilet ware set: The Petunia (R. Wallace & Sons).] Silver Magazine. (Viewed 8 September 2017. G00209.)

1970 - magazine article

(February 1970). [Toilet ware set: The Priscilla (R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co.).] Silver Magazine. (Viewed 8 September 2017. G00209.)

1970 - magazine article

(February 1970). [Toilet ware set: The El Pueblo (R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co.)] Silver Magazine. (Viewed 8 September 2017. G00209.)

1970 - magazine article

(March 1970). [Nine Flower, silverplate (Wallace Silversmiths) flatware pattern.] Silver Magazine. (Viewed 8 September 2017. G00209.)

1970 - magazine article

(April 1970). [Dauphine, sterling (Wallace Silversmiths) flatware pattern.] Silver Magazine. (Viewed 8 September 2017. G00209.)

1970 - magazine article

(April 1970). [Buckingham, silverplate (Wallace Silversmiths) flatware pattern.] Silver Magazine. (Viewed 8 September 2017. G00209.)

1970 - magazine article

(April 1970). [Baby spoons (from 1916 R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. catalog).] Silver Magazine. (Viewed 8 September 2017. G00209.)

1970 - magazine article

(April 1970). [Baby forks, spoons, pushers (from 1916 R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. catalog).] Silver Magazine. (Viewed 8 September 2017. G00209.)

1970 - magazine article

(December 1970). [(Unspecified) Wallace Hallmark silverplate bonbons, bowls, trays modern silverplate. Silver Magazine. (Viewed 13 September 2017. G00209.)

1970 - magazine article

(December 1970). [Stuart, silverplate - R. Wallace & Sons - flatware pattern]. Silver Magazine. (Viewed 13 September 2017. G00209.)



1971 - R. Wallace & Sons in exhibition

(c. 1971). Art Nouveau: a loan exhibition at the Virginia Museum on display from November 22 to December 26, 1971 exhibition booklet. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. (Viewed 13 April 2017. A02200-01; AAA00590. DM.)

1972 - design brochure

Wallace Silversmiths. (1 March 1972). Wallace porcelain artware by Hutschenreuther: Suggested retail price list, March 1, 1972. Wallingford, CT: Paul A. Straub & Company, Inc., 4 pp. (Updated 26 April 2017. A00270.)

1972 - design brochure

Wallace Silversmiths. (1 June 1972). Wallace crystal stemware: Suggested retail price list, June 1, 1972. Wallingford, CT; Paul A. Straub & Company, Inc., 4 pp. (Updated 26 April 2017. A00269.)

1972 - design catalogue

Wallace Silversmiths. (1 June 1972). Wallace crystal holloware: suggested retail price list, June 1, 1972. Wallingford, CT : Paul A. Straub and Co., Inc., 16 pp. (Updated 26 April 2017. A00268.)

1972 - design catalogue

Wallace Silversmiths. (1 July - 31 December 1972). China, crystal and figurines: Price list for fall and Christmas programs. Wallingford, CT: Paul A. Straub and Co., Inc., 16 pp. (Updated 26 April 2017. A00267.)

1975 - R. Wallace & Sons in exhibitions

(c. 1975). Forms in metal: 275 years of metalsmithing in America exhibition catalogue. [Exhibition dates: 17 January - 2 March 1975, Finch College Museum of Art, New York and the Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York; 16 March - 20 April 1975, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. (Viewed 17 October 2016. AAA00361.)


1980s

1981 - secondary source

Jones, Timothy. (1981). From byways to boardrooms: business organization in the metal tableware industry, 1807-1898. BA thesis, Williams College, Williamstown, MA; 124 pp. (Subjects include Samuel Simpson; Horace Wilcox; Robert Wallace; Wallace Silversmiths). (Updated 10 August 2017. A00334; AAA00633.)

1988 - secondary source

Vumbaco, Brenda J. (1988). On Robert Wallace and Wallace Silversmiths, (p. 40, 77). In Meriden – Connecticut crossroads: An illustrated history. 144 pages. Windsor Publications: Northridge, CA. (Updated 21 April 2017. A00804. DM.)


1990s

1994-95 - R. Wallace & Sons in Texas exhibition

(1994). Back in style: Selections from the McFaddin-Ward House Reserve Collection at Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont (exhibition catalogue). (Dates: 5 February 1994 - 13 March 1995.) (Viewed 15 February 2017. AAA00570-76.)

1996 - magazine article

Osterberg, Dick. (November / December 1996). [Peony by Wallace - flatware pattern]. Sculpture Magazine. (Viewed 6 September 2017. G00202.)

1999 - magazine article

(March / April 1999). "Toilet Ware Set: The Pearl Bead" (R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co.) Silver Magazine. (Viewed 6 September 2017. G00201.)

1999 - magazine article

(March / April 1999). "Toilet Ware Set : The Oak and Laurel" (R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co.) Silver Magazine. (Viewed 7 September 2017. G00201.)


2000s

2005 - magazine article

Warshawsky, Elizabeth. (March / April 2005). [Wallace’s Grand Baroque - flatware pattern]. Sculpture Magazine. (Viewed 6 September 2017. G00200.)

2005-07 - R. Wallace & Sons in exhibition

Stern, Jewel. (2005). Modernism in American silver. [Includes R. Wallace & Sons designs.] 392 pp. Dallas Museum of Art and Yale University Press. (Book accompanied exhibition at 5 American venues.) (Updated 17 April 2017. DM.)

> Exhibition venues: Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC; Nevada Museum of Art, Reno; Dallas Museum of Art; The Wolfsonian, Miami Beach, FL; The Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, TN.


2010s

2012 - magazine article

(May / June 2012). "Pattern Profile - Discovery by Wallace Silversmiths. Silver Magazine. (Viewed 6 September 2016. G00197.)

2016-17 - R. Wallace & Sons in exhibition

(c. 2016). Exhibition announcement for Shaken, stirred, styled: The art of the cocktail exhibition at Dallas Museum of Art (18 November 2016 - 12 November 2017). (Updated 2 December 2016. AAA000155-56; AAA00542-43.)

2017-18 - R. Wallace & Sons in exhibition

Coffin, Sarah and Harrison, Stephen. (2017). The jazz age: American style in the 1920s. [Catalogue for exhibitions at Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York (7 April - 20 August 2017); and Cleveland Museum of Art (30 September 2017 - 14 January 2018).] 379 pp. Cleveland, OH: Cleveland Museum of Art. (Viewed 8 April 2017. A02036-39; A02766.)


n. d.

Design catalogue

R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. (18—?). Price list of fine cast steel table ware, plated with pure nickel and silver; also tinned spoons and forks. Approx. 30 pages. (Updated 28 June 2018. A02263; AAA03376-11.)

Pamphlets

R. Wallace & Sons. (undated). [Pamphlets. Economic aspects.] (Viewed 26 April 2017. A02273.)

Design catalogue

R. Wallace & Sons. (undated). Unspecified material [including concerning R. Wallace & Sons] in “Connecticut industry collection, 1929-1995”. Material gathered by Ellsworth Grant for his book Yankee dreamers and doers. (1st ed: 1974; 2nd ed.: 1996) (Updated 25 April 2017. A01480.)

Design catalogue

R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Co. (undated). The wonder of sterling silver. Wallingford, CT. 32 pp. (Viewed 16 July 2016. A010158; AAA00032-47.)

  • Offline - University of California, Santa Barbara, Special Coll., Romaine Trade Catalogs, Box 2, Folder 14.

Design flyer

Wallace Brothers. (19—?). A modern ice pick. 1 page. (Updated 27 April 2017. C00001-13.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, call no. Q683.82 W187m.


Footnote:
[1] The three Wallingford companies, R. Wallace & Sons (1871-1956) / Wallace Brothers Silver Company (1956-1984) / Wallace Silversmiths (founded 1875), and described operating in the time periods as such in: Stern, Jewel. (2005). Modernism in American silver, page 379. Dallas Museum of Art and Yale University Press.) Yale University Library, call no. Yns72 2005 S73+ Oversize (link to library entry). (See worldcat.org for other locations.) Updated 27 April 2017. [A00668] [DM]

[2] See Thompson, Eleanor McD. (1991). Guide to the microfiche edition of trade catalogues at the Winterthur Museum, part 2 (online), (entry no. 3119), p. 92. Courtesy Winterthur Museum, Delaware. [A00868; A00871] (Please note, sometimes the trade catalogue itself is searchable in a library catalogue, and sometimes one needs to search the microform series as a whole.)

[3] McKinstry, E. Richard / Winterthur Museum. (1984). Trade catalogues at Winterthur: A guide to the literature of merchandising, 1750 to 1980 (online). [Entry no. 1673, p. 291]. Garland Publishing: New York and London. Viewed 19 June 2016. (Please note, sometimes the trade catalogue itself is searchable in a library catalogue, and sometimes one needs to search the microform series as a whole.) [A00518; A00944]

[4] See footnote 2, entry no. 3120, p. 92. Courtesy Winterthur Museum, Delaware. [A00868; A00871].



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