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Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co.

Above, Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co. advertisement in The Jewelers’ Circular 27 September 1905, p. 32. For more information, see the listing below.


"In business 1900. Acquired by Wm. A Rogers, Ltd., in 1918. Purchased by Oneida in 1929" — Rainwater, Dorothy T. et al. (2004). Encyclopedia of American silver manufacturers, (p. 206). See entry listed below for more information.



A. Simeon L. & George H. Rogers Co. designs in collections


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1900s

c. 1900 - serving fork

Simeon L. & George H. Rogers Co. (c. 1900). Serving fork. (Accession no. 87.223.14. Viewed 1 February 2021. J01058).

1900-29 - iced tea spoon

’Simeon L & George H. Rogers Co. (1900-29). Iced tea spoon. (Cat. no. V 6354a-d. Viewed 5 July 2021. J01393).

1900-29 - teaspoon

Simeon L. & George H. Rogers Co. (1900-29). Teaspoon. (Cat. no. V 6216. Viewed 5 July 2021. J01392).

patented 1901 - butter knife

Simeon L. & George H. Rogers Co. (patented 1901). Butter knife. (Accession no. BE2005.4.72. Viewed 1 February 2021.

patented 1901 - sugar spoon

Simeon L. & George H. Rogers Co. (patented 1901). Sugar spoon. (Accession no. 1958.0006.0164 C. Viewed 1 February 2021. J01064).

1905 - six spoons

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co. (1905). Six spoons. (Cat. no. 147450. Viewed 5 July 2021. J01394).

1905-29 - teaspoon

Simeon L. & George H. Rogers Co. (1905-29). Teaspoon. (Cat. no. V 6213. Viewed 5 July 2021. J01391).


1910s

c. 1915 - luncheon fork

Simeon L. & George H. Rogers Co. (c. 1915). Luncheon fork, Webster pattern. (Cat. no. S6083.7. Viewed 5 July 2021. J01390).

before 1918 - relish fork

Simeon L. & George H. Rogers Co. (before 1918). Relish fork. (Accession no. 1981.25.26. Viewed 1 February 2021. J01059).


1920s

1922-26 - loving cup

Presumably Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co. (1922-26). Loving cup. (Cat. no. 1984.48.175. Viewed 5 July 2021. J01395).


n. d.

n. d. - tray

Simeon L. & George H. Rogers Co. (undated). Tray. (Accession no. 1979.0286.0004. Viewed 1 February 2021. J01065).

n. d. - pitcher

Simeon L. & George H. Rogers Co. (undated). Pitcher (gadroon edge, embossed grapes and leaves). (Accession no. D1981.28.36. Viewed 9 February 2021. AAA00053-141).

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n. d. - tablespoon

Simeon L. & George H. Rogers Co. (undated). Tablespoon. (Accession no. H9-2-122. Viewed 1 February 2021. J01060).

n. d. - two forks

Simeon L. & George H. Rogers Co. (undated). Two forks. [Accession nos. 1999.45.1(-2). Viewed 1 February 2021. J01062-63].


B. Simeon L. & George H. Rogers Co. - designs in exhibitions


1910s

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C. Simeon L. & George H. Rogers Co. - historical information (by year)


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1900s

Various newspapers, magazines and other sources

(c. 1900-). Various newspapers, magazines and other sources - search engines. (Updated 6 February 2021. R01011-13).

presumably 1900 - design catalogue (missing)

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company. (presumably 1900). [Catalogue, no. 1]. Unknown number of pages. (Viewed 5 July 2021. R01414).

1900 - spotlighted advertisement (indirect mention)

Aldrich, Barton, VT. (26 March 1900). Advertisement: "A true history of Rogers & Bro. ... Rogers Brothers Manufacturing Co. ... Rogers, Smith & Co. ... Wm. Rogers Manufacturing Co. ... Meriden Britannia Co. ... 1847 Rogers Brothers... International Silver Co. ... " [with no illustrations]. Orleans County Monitor (Barton, VT), presumably p. 5, cols. 5-6.

1901 or earlier - design catalogue (missing)

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company. (1901 or earlier). [Catalogue #2]. 53 pages. (Viewed 5 July 2021. R01414).

1901 - spotlighted news brief - Simeon L. Rogers passes away

Bristol, CT, July 21. (25 July 1901). Suit caused [Rogers’] death. Meriden Weekly Republican, p. 2, col. 5. (Viewed 24 November 2020. F01859).

"Simeon L. [Rogers] of the silverware firm of S. L. and G. H. [Rogers], who was stricken with apoplexy... died late this afternoon. Excitement due to a suit now pending in the United States district court at Hartford, which was brought by the International Silver company... is thought to have been the cause of the shock... " (Excerpt from above.)


1901 - spotlighted news brief

Hartford Times. (25 July 1901). International Silver Co sues Hartford parties [of the S. L. & G. H. Rogers company]. Meriden Weekly Republican, p. 6, col. 6. (Viewed 24 November 2020. F01893).

"The International Silver company has brought suit in the district court of the United States against... [persons] who are dealers in silver plated ware, under the firm name of S. L. & G. H. Rogers. It alleges that the defendants are infringing a trademark.

The company states... that in May, 1899, it became owners of the Meriden Britannia company and the William Rogers Manufacturing company, including the trademarks of the companies. It claims that the defendants are selling silverware under the trademark of ’Rogers Brothers’ and ’Rogers’ similar to those of the company..." (Excerpt from above.)


1901 - news mention - new catalogue

(28 March 1901). Price-lists, circulars, &c. [with mention of new catalogue by Simeon L. and George H. Rogers]. The Iron Age, p. 50. (Viewed 5 July 2021. R01414).

"... Simeon L. & Geo. H. Rogers Company, Hartford, Conn: Catalogue no. 2, 53 pages... their extra plate are stamped A1, their sectional plate goods XII, and their triple plate goods 12..." (Excerpt from above.)


1901 - spotlighted advertisement

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company. (18 May 1901). Advertisement: "... Sterling silver and silver plated ware... Facts about Rogers trade-marks... " [with mention of Rogers Bros. Manufacturing Co.; Rogers, Smith & Co.; Rogers & Bro.; Meriden Britannia Co.; Wm. Rogers Manufacturing Co.] [with no product illustrations]. The American Artisan and Hardware Record, p. 7. (Viewed 6 July 2021. R01453).


1901 advertisements

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1901 - advertisement

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company. (13 February 1901). Advertisement: "The real Rogers. Not in the Trust... Look for these trade-marks with the Maltese cross... Our competitors, who have been steadily raising prices, have suddenly made two heavy cuts in prices on the eve of the opening of this plant. This is only the beginning of the battle and we think it will pay you to wait for us... " [with no product illustrations]. The Jewelers’ Circular, p. 5. (Viewed 6 July 2021. R01450).

1901 - advertisement

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company. (27 February 1901). Advertisement: "The real Rogers. Not in the Trust... Look for the Maltese cross trade-marks... " [with illustration of spoon in Lakewood pattern]. The Jewelers’ Circular, p. 5. (Viewed 6 July 2021. R01451).

1901 - two advertisements

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company. (6 & 13 March 1901). Advertisement: "The real Rogers. Not in the Trust... Maltese cross trade-marks... " [with illustration showing tea spoon (Franklin pattern), butter knife (Puritan pattern), and sugar shell (Princess pattern)]. The Jewelers’ Circular. (Viewed 7 July 2021. R01469-70).

1901 - advertisement

Simeon L. & Geo. H. Rogers Co. (3 April 1901). Advertisement: "The real Rogers. Not in the Trust... 55 years; Over half a century has passed away and Simeon L. and George H. Rogers, sons of Simeon S., one of the three original Rogers Bros. engaged in the manufacture of Silver-Plated Ware bearing their name; and they are the only Real Rogers connected with any Rogers Trade-Mark... " [with no product illustrations]. The Jewelers’ Circular, p. 5. (Viewed 4 July 2021. R01400).

1901 - three advertisements

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company. (10, 17 & 24 April 1901). Advertisement: "The real Rogers. Not in the Trust... ... Send for our new catalogue... " [with illustration showing berry spoon in Puritan pattern]. The Jewelers’ Circular. (Viewed 7 July 2021. R01471-73).

1901 - three advertisements

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company. (6, 13 & 20 July 1901). Advertisement: "The real Rogers. Not in the Trust... New patterns of superior finish and beautiful designs... " [with no pruduct illustrations]. The American Artisan and Hardware Record. (Viewed 7 July 2021. R01474-76).

1901 - advertisement

Simeon L. & George H. Rogers Co. (27 July 1901). Advertisement: "The real Rogers; Not in the trust... New patterns of Superior Finish and Beautiful Designs..." [with no product illustrations]. The American Artisan and Hardware Record, p. 53. (Viewed 30 July 2021. R01607).

1901 - two advertisements

Simeon L. & George H. Rogers Co. (7 & 14 September 1901). Advertisement: "Not in the Trust. No connection with any other Rogers company. We guarantee our plated ware to strip as much silver as any brand on the market. New patterns, highest grade of plate... " [with no product illustrations]. The American Artisan and Hardware Record. (Viewed 1 August 2021. R01608-09).

1901 - advertisement

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company. (28 September 1901). Advertisement: "... The United States Circuit Court... has not enjoined us from doing business under, and marking our goods with, our name as above. The ’Trust’ has not stopped us... " [with no illustrations]. The American Artisan and Hardware Record, p. 51. (Viewed 4 July 2021. R01403).

1901 - two advertisements

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company. (5 & 12 October 1901). Advertisements: "... The United States Circuit Court... has not enjoined us from doing business under, and marking our goods with, our name as above. The ’Trust’ has not stopped us... " [with no illustrations]. The American Artisan and Hardware Record. (Viewed 4 July 2021. R01404-05).

1901 - advertisement

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company. (19 October 1901). Advertisement: "We are not in the Trust; We have no connection with any other ’Rogers’ company, and guarantee our silver ware to strip as much silver as any ’Rogers Brand’ on the market; Send for our new catalogue... " [with illustration of oyster fork in Puritan pattern]. The American Artisan and Hardware Record, p. 53. (Viewed 4 July 2021. R01406).

1901 - two advertisements

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company. (2 & 23 November 1901). Advertisements: "We are not in the Trust; We have no connection with any other ’Rogers’ company, and guarantee our silver ware to strip as much silver as any ’Rogers Brand’ on the market; Send for our new catalogue... " [with illustration of oyster fork in Puritan pattern]. The American Artisan and Hardware Record. (Viewed 4 July 2021. R01407-08).

1901 - advertisement

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company. (13 November 1901). Advertisement: "We are not in the trust... Send for new catalogue... " [with illustrations of orange spoon and oyster fork in Puritan pattern and gravy ladle in Lakewood pattern]. The Jewelers’ Circular, p. 5. (Viewed 4 July 2021. R01402).

1901 - two advertisements

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company. (7 & 14 December 1901). Advertisements: "We are not in the Trust; We have no connection with any other ’Rogers’ company, and guarantee our silver ware to strip as much silver as any ’Rogers Brand’ on the market; Send for our new catalogue... " [with illustration of oyster fork in Puritan pattern]. The American Artisan and Hardware Record. (Viewed 4 July 2021. R01409-10).



1901 patents

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

Walter L. Wilks, assignor to Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co. (21 May 1901; filed 22 April 1901). Design no. 34,524; serial no. 57,020: Design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles. (Viewed 2 July 2021. R01377).

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

Walter L. Wilks, assignor to Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co. (21 May 1901; filed 22 April 1901). Design no. 34,525; serial no. 57,021: Design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles. (Viewed 2 July 2021. R01378).



1902 - news mention

(18 March 1902). Our traveling representatives [with mention of Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co.] The Jewelers’ Circular, pp. 41-2. (Viewed 7 July 2021. R01459).

"... Traveling men visiting the trade in Lancaster, Pa., last week, included... E. J. Kerns, Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co. ..." (Excerpt from above.)



1902 advertisements

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1902 - four advertisements

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company. (4, 11, 18 & 25 January 1902). Advertisements: "We are not in the Trust; We have no connection with any other ’Rogers’ company, and guarantee our silver ware to strip as much silver as any ’Rogers Brand’ on the market; Send for our new catalogue... " [with illustration of oyster fork in Puritan pattern]. The American Artisan and Hardware Record. (Viewed 5 July 2021. R01430-32; R01437).

1902 - advertisement

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company. (8 January 1902). Advertisement: "We are not in the trust... Send for new catalogue... " [with illustrations of orange spoon and oyster fork in Puritan pattern and gravy ladle in Lakewood pattern]. The Jewelers’ Circular, p. 5. (Viewed 4 July 2021. R01411).

1902 - four advertisements

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company. (1, 8, 15 & 22 February 1902). Advertisements: "We are not in the Trust; We have no connection with any other ’Rogers’ company, and guarantee our silver ware to strip as much silver as any ’Rogers Brand’ on the market; Send for our new catalogue... " [with illustration of oyster fork in Puritan pattern]. The American Artisan and Hardware Record. (Viewed 5 July 2021. R01433-36).

1902 - advertisement

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company. (5 February 1902). Advertisement: "We are not in the trust... Send for new catalogue... " [with illustrations of orange spoon and oyster fork in Puritan pattern and gravy ladle in Lakewood pattern]. The Jewelers’ Circular, p. 5. (Viewed 4 July 2021. R01412).

1902 - advertisement

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company. (19 February 1902). Advertisement: "We are not in the trust... Send for catalogue... New York Office... Philadelphia Office... Chicago Office... Boston Office... San Francisco Office... Atlanta Office... Toronto... Manufacturers of High Grade Silver Plated Ware..." [with illustrations of pie knife in Puritan pattern]. The Jewelers’ Circular, p. 5. (Viewed 4 July 2021. R01413).

1902 - four advertisements

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company. (1, 8, 15 & 24 March 1902). Advertisements: "We are not in the Trust; We have no connection with any other ’Rogers’ company, and guarantee our silver ware to strip as much silver as any ’Rogers Brand’ on the market; Send for our new catalogue... " [with illustration of oyster fork in Puritan pattern]. The American Artisan and Hardware Record. (Viewed 5 July 2021. R01438-41).



1903 - news mention

(28 January 1903). Connecticut [with mention of Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co.] The Jewelers’ Circular, p. 48, col. 2. (Viewed 7 July 2021. R01458).

"... The S. L. and G. H. Rogers Co., Hartford, furnished the beautiful prize cups for the Naval Reserve athletic carnival, which will soon hold its games in that city..." (Excerpt from above.)



1903 advertisements

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1903 - advertisement

W. H. Sheldon, Middlebury, VT. (17 April 1903). Advertisement: "See the silver; especially tableware. Splendid new assortment of S. L. & G. H. Rogers’ Goods... " [with no illustrations]. Middlebury Register (Middlebury, Vermont), p. 12, cols. 5-6. (Viewed 17 October 2021. R00562).

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1903 - advertisement

W. H. Sheldon, Middlebury, VT. (1 May 1903). Advertisement: "See the silver. Especially tableware. Splendid new assortment of S. L. & G. H. Rogers’ goods ... " [with no illustrations]. Middlebury Register (Middletown, Vermont), p. 10, cols. 5-6. (Viewed 2 February 2021. R00987).

1903 - advertisement

E. F. Mayer, Butte, MT. (17 November 1903). Text-based advertisement: "Now is the time to buy the popular goods at the popular priced house... S. L. & Geo. H. Rodgers, Set knives and forks... six teaspoons... " Butte Inter Mountain (Butte, Montana), p. 6, col. 2. (Viewed 28 January 2021. R00554).

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1904 - news mention

(4 May 1904). Western Department; Chicago notes [with mention of Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co.] The Jewelers’ Circular, pp. 62-3. (Viewed 7 July 2021. R01460).

"... The Simeon L. and Geo. H. Rogers Co. and the Van Bergh Silver Plate Co. ... which have had joint quarters on the second floor of the Silversmith’s building in this city... [now] separate representatives... [now] William Morgan..." (Excerpt from above.)



1904 advertisements

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1904 - three advertisements

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company. (6, 20, 27 January 1904). Advertisement: "We are not in the trust. All of our patterns are modern in Design, and the goods guaranteed to strip as much silver as any ’Rogers Brand’ on the market... " [with illustration of cold meat fork in Orchid pattern]. The Jewelers’ Circular. (Viewed 6 July 2021. R01443-45).

1904 - advertisement

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company. (3 February 1904). Advertisement: "We are not in the trust. All of our patterns are modern in Design, and the goods guaranteed to strip as much silver as any ’Rogers Brand’ on the market... " [with illustration of cold meat fork in Orchid pattern]. The Jewelers’ Circular, p. 62. (Viewed 6 July 2021. R01442).

1904 - two advertisements

W. H. Sheldon’s, Middlebury, VT. (28 October & 4 November 1904). Advertisements: "Please the bride... ’S. L. & G. H. Rogers’... an indication of good judgement..." [with no illustration]. Middlebury Register (Vermont). (Viewed 28 June 2021. R01363-64).



1905 or earlier - design catalogue (missing)

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company. (1905 or earlier). [Catalogue, no. 10], unknown number of pages. (Viewed 4 July 2021. R01399).

1905 - news mention

(25 October 1905). Western Department; Chicago notes [with mention of Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co.]. The Jewelers’ Circular, p. 70 (Viewed 7 July 2021. R0146 ).

"... Theodore H. Purple... will also cover part of the west for the S. L. & G. H. Rogers Co. ... " (Excerpt from above.)



1905 advertisements

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1905 - two advertisements

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company. (6 & 13 September 1905). Advertisements: "A winner— ’The Violet’; An artistic creation in French gray finish... shown in our new catalogue, no. 10... " [with illustration of berry spoon in Violet pattern]. The Jewelers’ Circular. (Viewed 5 July 2021. R01419-20).

1905 - two advertisements

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company. (20 & 27 September 1905). Advertisements: "’The Violet’; A masterpiece in the French gray finish; postal brings Catalogue no. 10... Factories, Hartford and Wallingford, Conn.; New York office: Room 43, no. 41 Maiden Lane" [with illustration of berry spoon in the Violet pattern]. The Jewelers’ Circular. (Updated 5 July 2021. R01399; R01418).

1905 - four advertisements

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company. (4, 11, 18 & 25 October 1905). Advertisements: "’The Violet’; A masterpiece in the French gray finish; postal brings Catalogue no. 10... Factories, Hartford and Wallingford, Conn.; New York office: Room 43, no. 41 Maiden Lane" [with illustration of berry spoon in the Violet pattern]. The Jewelers’ Circular. (Viewed 5 July 2021. R01421-24).

1905 - advertisement

Simeon L. & George H. Rogers Co. (13 November 1905). Advertisement: "... Silverware Manufacturers; Simeon L. & George H. Rogers Co.; Silver Plate Ware; Factories Hartford, Conn., Wallingford, Conn. ... " Elwood Daily Record (Elwood, Indiana), presumably p. 24, cols. 6. (Viewed 1 February 2021. R00163).

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1905 - patent - design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles

Rudolph von Hagen, assignor to Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co. (18 April 1905; filed 25 March 1905). Design no. 37,407; serial no. 252,082: Design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles. (Viewed 2 July 2021. R01379).

1906 - news mention

(14 March 1906). Western Department; Chicago notes [with mention of Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co.] The Jewelers’ Circular, p. 71. (Viewed 7 July 2021. R01461).

"... William H. Waltrous, of the Simeon L. and Geo. H. Rogers Co., Hartford, Conn., has returned from his California trip much improved in health..." (Excerpt from above.)



1906 advertisements

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1906 - advertisement

George W. Kates, presumably Newton, KS. (30 August 1906). Advertisement: "Our special removal sale... S. L. & G. H. Rogers ... knives... forks... " [with no illustrations]. The Newton Evening Kansas-Republican (Newton, KS), p. 3, cols. 1-2. (Viewed 1 July 2021. R00568).

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1906 - advertisement

Pickering’s, Pittsburgh, PA. (16 December 1906). Advertisement: "... The Great (26 piece) Silver Table Set... Simeon L. & George H. Rogers Company... " [with abstract illustration of silverware in case]. The Pittsburgh Sunday Post, Seventh part, p. 1. (Viewed 10 July 2021. R00165).

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1906 - advertisement

Pickering’s, Pittsburgh, PA. (16 December 1906). Advertisement: "... Prize Silver Table Set... Simeon L. & George H. Rogers Company... " [with abstract illustration of silverware in case]. Pittsburg Press (Pittsburgh, PA), p. 17. (Viewed 1 July 2021. R00164).

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1907 - news article

Hartford, Conn., Jan. 18. (23 January 1907). Stockholders of Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co. elect new officers and directors at the annual meeting. The Jewelers’ Circular, p. 56a. (Viewed 7 July 2021. R0146 ).

"... George M. Hallenback, the new president, treasurer and general manager, is one of the oldest spoonmakers in the country... " (Excerpt from above.)



1907 advertisements

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1907 - advertisement

J. F. Krohme, Clarksburg, WV. (20 March 1907). Advertisement: "Great remodeling sale... Our silver plate is the best... S. L. & G. H. Rogers... " [with no illustrations]. The Daily Telegram (Clarksburg, WV), p. 3. (Viewed 28 June 2021. R01366).

1907 - two advertisements

J. F. Krohme, Jeweler and Optician, Clarksburg, WV. (10 & 18 April 1907). Advertisements: "... Our silver plate is the best... S. L. & G. H. Rogers... " [with no illustrations]. The Daily Telegram (Clarksburg, West Virginia). (Updated 28 June 2021. R00569; R01367).

1907 - advertisement

J. F. Krohme, Clarksburg, WV. (1 May 1907). Advertisement: "Great remodeling sale... Our silver plate is the best... S. L. & G. H. Rogers... " [with no illustrations]. The Daily Telegram (Clarksburg, WV), p. 3. (Viewed 28 June 2021. R01368).



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

George M. Hallenbeck, assignor to Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co. (23 April 1907; filed 25 March 1907). Design no. 38,533; serial no. 364,550: Design for a handle for spoons, forks, or similar articles. (Viewed 2 July 2021. R01380).

1908 - news mention

(21 October 1908). Chicago notes [with mention of Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co.] The Jewelers’ Circular, p. 95. (Viewed 7 July 2021. R01462).

"... George A. Hallenbeck, president of the Simeon L. & Geo. H. Rogers Co., visited Geo. E. Smalley, their Chicago representative, last week... " (Excerpt from above.)


1908 - advertisement

Grangeville Globe (promotion). (30 December 1908). Advertisement: "The Globe is making an unusual offer to subscribers... fine silver butter knife or sugar shell... manufactured by the Simeon L. and Geo. H. Rogers Co. ... " [with illustration of butter knife and sugar shell]. The Grangeville Globe (Grangeville, ID), presumably p. 3. (Viewed 3 July 2021. R01398).

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

Carl W. Malmquist, assignor to Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co. (14 July 1908; filed 15 April 1908). Design no. 39,415; serial no. 427,282: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 2 July 2021. R01381).

1909 or earlier - design catalogue (missing)

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company. (1909 or earlier). [Catalogue]. Number of pages unknown. (Viewed 6 July 2021. R01447).


1909 advertisements

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1909 - three advertisements

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company. (14, 21 & 28 July 1909). Advertisements: "Designs that makes sales easy... Write for catalog showing our various designs... " [with photo showing spoons in Colonial, Lakewood, Orchid, Puritan and Violet patterns]. The Jewelers’ Circular. (Viewed 6 July 2021. R01447-49).

1909 - four advertisements

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company. (4, 11, 18 & 25 August 1909). Advertisement: "Designs that makes sales easy... Write for catalog showing our various designs... " [with photo showing spoons in Colonial, Lakewood, Orchid, Puritan and Violet patterns]. Jewelers’ Circular. (Viewed 30 July 2021. R01603-06).



1910s

1910 articles

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1910 - news mention

(26 January 1910). Chicago and west; Cincinnati [with mention of Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co.]. The Jewelers’ Circular, p. 88. (Viewed 7 July 2021. R01465).

"... Traveling representatives who called on the... trade during the past week included... Simeon L. & George H. Rogers Co. ..." (Excerpt from above.)


1910 - news brief

Hartford, Conn., Nov. 30. (7 December 1910). Death of Geo. H. Rogers ["He was 66 years old"; with mention of Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co.] The Jewelers’ Circular, p. 83. (Viewed 1 August 2021. R01610).



1910 advertisements

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1910 - advertisement

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company. (8 June 1910). Advertisement: "Durability doubled... The one line of plated flat ware that you can absolutely depend upon... " [with two illustrations of spoons]. The Jewelers’ Circular, p. 30. (Viewed 5 July 2021. R01416).

1910 - advertisement

J. S. Campbell & Co., presumably Waxahachie, TX. (24 September 1910). Advertisement: "A treat for our customers... Rogers guaranteed ware... All silverware stamped Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company... " [with abstract illustration of silverware in case]. The Waxahachie Daily Light (Waxahachie, TX), presumably p. 3. (Viewed 28 June 2021. R01365).



1911 - news mention

(29 November 1911). Connecticut [with mention of Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co.]. The Jewelers’ Circular, p. 94. (Viewed 7 July 2021. R01466).

"Deeds have been passed transferring from the Hall, Elton Co. to the S. L. & G. H. Rogers Co. all the property with building on the south of the present Rogers property in Wallingford, Conn. This property is to be used by the Rogers company in the further development of its plant... " (Excerpt from above.)


1911 - advertisement

Allchurch Jewelry Store, Orleans, VT. (13 December 1911). Advertisement: "The... S. L. and G. H. Rogers Star Brand are our leaders... " [with presumably no related product illustrations]. Orleans County Monitor (Barton, VT), p. 8. (Viewed 4 July 2021. C01482).

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

Charles M. Prior, assignor to Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co. (13 June 1911; filed 15 April 1911). Design no. 41,462; serial no. 621,429: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 2 July 2021. R01382).

1912 - news mention

(17 July 1912). Chicago and west; Chicago notes ["... R. E. Sage, of the S. L. and G. H. Rogers Co., Hartford, Conn., visited Geo. E. Smalley, of the Chicago office recently... "] The Jewelers’ Circular, p. 93. (Viewed 7 July 2021. R01468).

1912 - classified advertisement

(7 February 1912). Classified advertisement: "To Let; desk room or sample room with show cases, if desired; very desirable space for manufacturers wishing office room in Chicago. Address or apply to Simeon L. & George H. Rogers Co., Room 910, Heyworth Bldg., Chicago, Ill." The Jewelers’ Circular, p. 322, col. 3. (Viewed 7 July 2021. R01467).

1913 or earlier - design catalogue (missing)

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company. (1913 or earlier). [Catalogue]. Number of pages unknown. (Viewed 6 July 2021. R01446).


1913 advertisements

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1913 - advertisement

Globe Mills Flour, El Paso, TX (promotion). (1 February 1913). Advertisement: "... Arrangements have been complete with the Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company whereby our patrons may obtain... A1 Plate Silver Ware... floral pattern— finished in French grey... " [with no illustrations]. El Paso Herald (Texas), p. 12. (Viewed 1 February 2021.R00167).

1913 - advertisement

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company. (20 August 1913). Advertisement: "1/4 more silver on this triple plate... We invite you to make acquaintance of our line, by permitting us to send catalog and other particulars... " [with illustration of spoon in Jefferson pattern]. The Jewelers’ Circular, p. 42. (Viewed 6 July 2021. R01446).



1913 patents

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1913 - patent - design for a spoon, fork, or similar article

Burton D. Myers, assignor to Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co. (1 April 1913; filed 20 January 1913). Design no. 43,805; serial no. 743,211: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 3 July 2021. R01390).

1913 - patent - design for a spoon, fork, or similar article

Burton D. Myers, assignor to Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co. (20 May 1913; filed 26 February 1913). Design no. 44,070; serial no. 750,883: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 3 July 2021. R01391).



1914 advertisements

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1914 - advertisement

Hale’s, Sacramento, CA. (6 January 1914). Advertisement: "A high grade silverware in everything but price; Simeon L. & George H. Rogers’ Silverware... A very dainty Floral Pattern... " [with no product illustration]. The Sacramento Star, p. 2. (Viewed 1 July 2021. R00168).

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1914 - advertisement

The Diamond Milling Co., Red Cloud, NE (promotion). (24 September 1914). Advertisement: "’Diamond Brand’; The flour with the quality; Big premium offer; We have made arrangements with the S. L. & Geo. H. Rogers Company, whereby our customers may obtain ... [this] silverware at a very low cost... " [with no illustrations]. Red Cloud Chief (Red Cloud, Nebraska), p. 4, cols. 5-6. (Viewed 28 January 2021. R00555).



1914 patents

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

Burton D. Myers, assignor to Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co. (21 April 1914; filed 24 February 1914). Design no. 45,645; serial no. 820,761: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 3 July 2021. R01392).

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

Burton D. Myers, assignor to Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co. (8 September 1914; filed 13 July 1914). Design no. 46,368; serial no. 850,836: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 3 July 2021. R01393).



1915 advertisements

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1915 - advertisement

Greenhut’s New York. (21 January 1915). Advertisement: "... Sale of silverware... S. L. & G. H. Rogers A1 silver plated table flat ware, floral pattern in bright or gray finish..." [with no related product illustrations]. The Evening World (New York), unknown page number. (Viewed 5 July 2021. R01425).

1915 - advertisement

Drake & Goff, Sharon, Kansas. (13 May 1915). Advertisement: "... These certificates are [redeemable] at no cost, in Simeon L. & George H. Rogers table [silverware] ... " [with no product illustrations]. Sharon Valley Times (Sharon, Kansas), presumably p. 4. (Viewed 12 November 2021. R00169).

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1915 - advertisement

"The Right" Clothing Store, Alliance, NE. (13 May 1915). Advertisement: "In the Booster Club [coupons] Campaign; We shall give the following prizes to booster and customers... 396 pieces of Simeon L. & Geo. H. Rogers Table Silverware... " [with no product illustrations]. The Alliance Herald (Alliance, NE), presumably p. 3. (Viewed 5 July 2021. D01964).

1915 - advertisement

Hale’s, San Francisco, CA. (25 June 1915). Advertisement: "... Silverware... S. L. & G. H. Rogers tea spoons... " [with no related product illustrations]. San Francisco Examiner, p. 5, col. 4. (Viewed 29 July 2021. R00591).

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1915 - advertisement

Greenhut’s, New York. (24 September 1915). Advertisement: "... Simeon L. & George H. Rogers; A-1 Plated Ware; Dainty floral design; gray and bright finish... spoons... forks... " [with no product illustrations]. New York Times, p. 5, cols. 8. (Viewed 3 December 2021. Q00988).

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1915 - advertisement

Gimbel Brothers, Philadelphia, PA. (3 October 1915). Advertisement: "... S. L. & G. H. Rogers; Famed for Their Long-wearing Beautiful Silver-Plated Table Ware... " [with abstract illustration of knife, fork and spoon]. Philadelphia Inquirer, presumably p. 9, cols. 3-4. (Viewed 12 November 2021. R00592).

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1915 - advertisement

Sheldon’s Rexall Store, presumably Middlebury, VT. (12 November 1915). Advertisement: "... Sterling and Plated Silverware... S. L. & G. H. Rogers’ make... " [with no product illustrations]. Middlebury Register (Middlebury, Vermont), p. 1. (Viewed 12 November 2021. R00593).

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

Burton D. Myers, assignor to Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co. (14 December 1915; filed 29 July 1915). Design no. 48,283; serial no. 42,668: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 2 July 2021. R01383).

1916 - news mention

(8 March 1916). Connecticut notes [with mention of Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co.]. The Jewelers’ Circular, p. 92, col. 3. (Viewed 7 July 2021. R01457).

"... At the annual meeting of the directors of the Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co., Hartford, Conn., held recently, the following officers were elected: President and general manager, R. E. Sage; vice-president, H. C. Ney; treasurer, G. M. Hallenbeck..." (Excerpt from above.)



1916 advertisements

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1916 - advertisement

Crabbe & Curry, Norfolk, NY. (5 July 1916). Advertisement: "We shall give the following prizes to boosters and customers in the Booster Club Campaign... 72 pieces of Simeon L. and George H. Rogers’ Silverware... " [with no illustrations]. The Norwood News (Norwood, New York), p. 5, cols. 4-6. (Viewed 2 February 2021. R00984).

1916 - advertisement

Faris-Walker, Los Angeles, CA. (10 October 1916). Advertisement: "... Silverware... S. L. & Geo. H. Rogers; Beautiful 26 pc. set of 12 Dwt. table silverware enclosed in imitation mahogany chest... " [with abstract illustration of silverware in case]. Los Angeles Record, p. 3, col. 4. (Viewed 28 January 2021. R00556).

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1916 - advertisement

Faris-Walker, Los Angeles, CA. (12 October 1916). Advertisement: "Birthday sale... S. L. & Geo. H. Rogers set of 6 knives and 6 forks. With hollow handles... " [with no illustrations]. Los Angeles Record, p. 3, col. 5. (Viewed 1 February 2021. R00557).

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1916 - advertisement

Faris-Walker, Los Angeles, CA. (20 October 1916). Advertisement: "... S. L. Geo. H. Rogers’ ... silverware, and the elegance and refinement of the new ’Webster’ pattern... " [with abstract illustration of silverware]. Evening Express (Los Angeles, CA), p. 5, cols. 7-8. (Viewed 5 July 2021. R00558).

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1917 advertisements

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1917 - advertisement

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company. (24 January 1917). Advertisement: "First minute silverware; Silverware sales are made the first minute a woman sees the pattern... " [with illustration of spoon in the Webster pattern]. The Jewelers’ Circular, p. 33. (Viewed 5 July 2021. R01417).

1917 - two advertisements

Jas. H. Warren, presumably Massena, NY. (28 June & 5 July 1917). Advertisements: "Silver; We have in stock a large line of the following silver at the old prices...[possibly] S. & G. [H.] Rogers ... " [with no illustrations]. Massena Observer (Massena, New York). (Viewed 18 January 2021. R00032-33).

1917 - advertisement

Faris T. Walker, Los Angeles, CA. (17 December 1917). Advertisement: "Silverware... Simeon L. and George H. Rogers 24-piece sets in Minerva pattern... " [with presumably unrelated abstract illustration]. Evening Express (Los Angeles, CA), p. 7, cols. 7-8. (Viewed 21 January 2021. R00083).

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

William Malmquist, assignor to Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co. (17 April 1917; filed 17 January 1917). Design no. 50,626; serial no. 142,957: Design for a spoon, fork, or similar article. (Viewed 2 July 2021. R01384).

1918 - company listing

(1918). Manufacturers and their products... Wallingford ... "Rogers, S. L. & G. H. Co. ... Silver plated table ware... " In State of Connecticut Public Document No. 33; Sixth Biennial Report of the Factory Inspection Department to the Governor for the Two Years ending September 30, 1918, (p. 75). State of Connecticut: Hartford. (Viewed 1 October 2020. E01622-27).


1918 advertisements

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1918 - advertisement

Brown, Thomson & Co., presumably Hartford, CT. (9 May 1918). Advertisement: "... Some astounding values in silver plated tableware... Made by the Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company... " [with no product illustrations]. New Britain Daily Herald (New Britain, CT), p. 7, cols. 1-3. (Viewed 3 July 2021. R01397).

1918 - advertisement

Gimbel Brothers, Philadelphia, PA. (16 May 1918). Advertisement: "... A discontinued pattern of S. L. & G. H. Rogers ’A-1’ flatware... " [with very abstract illustration of serving fork and spoon, and spoon]. The Philadelphia Inquirer, presumably p. 9, cols. 5-6. (Viewed 12 July 2021. R00570).

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1918 - advertisement

B. Lowenstein & Bros., presumably Memphis, TN. (20 November 1918). Advertisement: "... Sale of silverware... one of the best manufacturers in the U. S. A.— S. L. & G. H. Rogers— the pretty ’Pansy’ pattern ... " [with no related product illustrations]. The News Scimitar (Memphis, TN), p. 7. (Viewed 5 July 2021. R00184).



1919 advertisements

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1919 - advertisement

Gimbel Brothers, New York. (6 April 1919). Advertisement: "The great Spring drive an Easter opportunity... Silver-Plated tableware... Simeon L. and Geo. H. Rogers Co. ’sectional’ plate: Silver heaviest where wear comes... " [with no product illustrations]. New York Tribune, p. 5, col. 3. (Viewed 2 February 2021. R00986).

1919 - advertisement

The White House / Raphael Weill & Co. Inc., presumably San Francisco, CA. (22 June 1919). Advertisement: "... Wedding silver... 41-piece set of the S. L. & G. H. Rogers plate in the Jefferson or Webster pattern... " [with no illustrations]. San Francisco Examiner (California), p. 35, col. 4. (Viewed 28 January 2021. R00572).

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1920s

1920 advertisements

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1920 - advertisement

Gimbel Brothers, Philadelphia, PA. (8 June 1920). Advertisement: "... S. L. & G. H. Rogers A-1 Silver-Plated Table-Ware... Attractive floral design. bright finish... " [with no illustrations]. Evening Public Ledger (Philadelphia, PA), p. 11, col. 4. (Viewed 28 January 2021. R00573).

1920 - advertisement

Gimbel Brothers, Philadelphia, PA. (20 June 1920). Advertisement: "... ... This is the most helpful sale that Philadelphia has ever had... S. L. & G. H. Rogers silver-plated flat-ware... Good ’summer home’ and ’everyday’ silver in an attractive floral pattern... " [with no product illustrations]. The Philadelphia Inquirer (Pennsylvania), presumably p. 34, cols. 4-5. (Viewed 2 February 2021. R00574).

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1920 - advertisement

Gimbel Brothers, Philadelphia, PA. (5 September 1920). Advertisement: "... 26 peices of S. L. &. G. H. Rogers silver plated tableware in mahogany-finished chest... " [with no related product illustrations]. The Philadelphia Inquirer, p. 10, cols. 4-5. (Viewed 12 July 2021. R00575).

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1920 - advertisement

American Stainless Steel Company, Pittsburgh, PA. (8 December 1920). Advertisement: "Stainless; the new cutlery steel... Simeon L. & George H. Rogers Co. ... " [with no clearly identified product illustration]. The Jewelers’ Circular, p. 102b. (Viewed 6 July 2021. R01452).

1920 - advertisement

P. H. Vose Co., presumably Bangor, ME. (9 December 1920). Advertisement: "... The Christmas store beautiful.. Silver Plate... S. L. & G. H. Rogers Silverware... " [with no clearly related product illustrations]. Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), p. 3, col. 3. (Viewed 12 July 2021. R00576).

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1921 - news mention

(21 December 1921). Hartford, Conn. ["A patent for a trade mark on silver plated flat and hollow ware has been granted by the government to the Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co. of Hartford, Conn."] The Jewelers’ Circular, p. 97. (Viewed 7 July 2021. R01455).


1921 advertisements

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1921 - advertisement

Gimbel Brothers, Philadelphia, PA. (24 March 1921). Advertisement: "... S. L. & G. H. Rogers A No. 1 plate... Teaspoons... Dessert Spoons... Table Spoons... Dessert Forks... " [with no related product illustrations]. Evening Public Ledger (Philadelphia, PA), p. 9, col. 6. (Viewed 5 July 2021. R01426).

1921 - advertisement

Loveman, Joseph & Loeb, presumably Birmingham, AL. (13 May 1921). Advertisement: "Tomorrow last day 34th anniversary sale... Each one of these pretty chests contains 26 attractive pieces of Simeon L. & George H. Rogers silverware... " [with no related product illustrations]. The Birmingham News (Birmingham, AL), presumably p. 30, cols. 4-5. (Viewed 24 July 2021. R00170).

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1921 - advertisement

Gimbel Brothers, Philadelphia, PA. (12 July 1921). Advertisement: "... S. L. & G. H. Rogers silverware... A 1 silver-plated flatware— a very attractive, durable plate... " [with no related product illustrations]. Evening Public Ledger (Philadelphia, PA), p. 12, cols. 2-3. (Viewed 24 July 2021. R00577).

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1921 - advertisement

Gimbel Brothers, Philadelphia, PA. (21 June 1921). Advertisement: "... 26-piece chest of silver-plated flatware; S. L. & G. H. Rogers A-1 silver plate in mahogany-finished chest... " [with no related product illustrations]. Evening Public Ledger (Philadelphia, PA), p. 16, col. 5. (Viewed 5 July 2021. R01426).

1921 - advertisement

P. H. Vose Co., presumbly Bangor, ME. (10 December 1921). Advertisement: "... Silver plate; complete stock of... S. L. & G. H. Rogers silverware... " [with no clearly identifiable product illustrations]. Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), p. 3, col. 3. (Viewed 24 July 2021. R00578).

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1921 patents

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1921 - patent - design for a handle of a spoon, a knife, or a fork

Sidney James, assignor to Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co. (11 October 1921; filed 28 June 1921). Design no. 59,353; serial no. 481,112: Design for a handle of a spoon, a knife, or a fork. (Viewed 2 July 2021. R01385).

1921 - patent - design for a handle of a spoon, a knife, or a fork

Sidney James, assignor to Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co. (11 October 1921; filed 28 June 1921). Design no. 59,354; serial no. 481,113: Design for a handle of a spoon, a knife, or a fork. (Viewed 3 July 2021. R01386).



1922 or earlier - design catalogue (missing)

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company. (1922 or earlier). [Catalogue]. Unknown number of pages. (Viewed 7 July 2021. R01454).

1922 - directory listing

(1922). Listing: "Silver Plated Ware Mfrs ... Rogers S L & G H Co (spoons and forks) N Cherry n Hall av". (Search directory for other possible listings.) In Wallingford directory, p. 223. Price & Lee Co. (Viewed 6 October 2020. E01691-94).


1922 advertisements

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1922 - advertisement

P. H. Vose Co. , presumably Bangor, ME. (18 March 1922). Advertisement: "Silverware... Cream ladles, cold meat forks, pickle forks, sets of six 5 o’clock tea spoons, etc. Made by S. L. & G. H. Rogers Co. ... " [with no product illustrations]. Bangor Daily News (Bangor, Maine), p. 5, col. 4. (Viewed 29 January 2021. R00579).

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1922 - advertisement

Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company. (26 April 1922). Advertisement: "Webster; Classically simple in pattern... Send for catalogue... " [with illustration of cold meat fork in Webster pattern]. The Jewelers’ Circular, p. 9. (Viewed 7 July 2021. R01454).

1922 - advertisement

Gimbel Brothers, Philadelphia, PA. (19 July 1922). Advertisement: "... Silver-plated flat-ware... S. L. & G. H. Rogers... " [with no product illustrations]. Philadelphia Inquirer, p. 9, col. 3. (Viewed 29 January 2021. R00580).

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1922 - advertisement

Abraham & Straus, Brooklyn, NY. (25 July 1922). Advertisement: "... An opportunity to buy S. L. & G. H. Rogers’ plated silver... ’ The Commodore’ [pattern]— a very neat and graceful pattern, bright finish... " [with possibly relevant illustration of handle]. Brooklyn Eagle, p. 10. col. 3. (Viewed 12 July 2021. R00581).

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1922 - advertisement

Snellenburgs, Philadelphia, PA. (13 August 1922). Advertisement: "... Simeon L. & George H. Rogers A-1 Plate guaranteed table silverware... the beautiful Laureate pattern. Bright finish... " [with illustrations of knife, fork and two spoons]. Philadelphia Inquirer, presumably p. 10, cols. 1-2. (Viewed 12 July 2021. R00172).

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1922 - advertisement

Wise, Smith & Co., Hartford, CT. (16 August 1922). Advertisement: "... Rogers tea spoons... Buy one set of six S. L. & G. H. Rogers... teapoons... and get another set of six of the same for 5c ... " [with no illustrations]. New Britain Herald, p. 5, col. 5. (Viewed 2 February 2021. R00985).

1922 - advertisement

Abraham & Straus, Brooklyn, NY. (19 September 1922). Advertisement: "... The flatware features the new ’Adonis’ pattern, a graceful, effective design in a bright finish... It is from S. L. & G. H. Rogers... " [with presumably no related product illustrations]. Brooklyn Eagle, p. 10, cols. 3-5. (Viewed 12 July 2021. R00582).

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1923 advertisements

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1923 - advertisement

Parmelee-Dohrmann Co., Los Angeles. (1 January 1923). Advertisement: "... Annual January sale... 26-piece set silver plated ware; The ’Roxbury’ pattern, S. L. & G. H. Rogers silver plated ware... " [with no related product illustrations]. Los Angeles Evening Express, p. 6. (Viewed 2 July 2021. R00584).

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1923 - advertisement

Simeon L. & George H. Rogers Company. (28 March 1923). Advertisement: "The Adonis; A series of flatware that may be offered without mental reservation... Appealing to women of appealing taste..." [with illustrations of spoon in the Adonis pattern]. The Jewelers’ Circular, p. 9. (Viewed 4 July 2021. R01401).

1923 - advertisement

Abraham & Straus, Brooklyn, NY. (4 December 1923). Advertisement: "... 26 pc. chests Flat Silver... The Apollo— a new design from S. L. & G. H. Rogers, in heavy sectional plate... " [with no related product illustrations]. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, p. 10. (Viewed 2 July 2021. R00583).

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1923 - advertisement

Harry B. Parrott, Jeweler, presumably Iola, KS. (6 December 1923). Advertisement: "Well chosen— silverware! ... 26-piece set S. L. & G. H. Rogers in buffet case... " [with no directly related product illustrations]. The Iola Daily Register (Iola, KS), p. 10, cols. 7-8. (Viewed 12 July 2021. R00597).

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1923 patents

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1923 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

Sidney V. James, assignor to Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co. (18 December 1923; filed 30 March 1923). Design no. 63,558; serial no. 5,651: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 3 July 2021. R01388).

1923 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

Sidney V. James, assignor to Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co. (25 December 1923; filed 23 November 1922). Design no. 63,650; serial no. 4,371: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 3 July 2021. R01389).



1924 advertisements

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1924 - advertisement

L. Bamberger & Co., Newark, NJ. (6 March 1924). Advertisement: "... A Sale of Silver-Plated Flatware; Of the well-known S. L. and G. H. Rogers make; Here is the Commodore, one of the latest open-stock patterns... " [with no related product illustrations]. Perth Amboy Evening Newsp. 4, col. 1. (Viewed 5 July 2021. R01427).

1924 - advertisement

Hearn, presumably New York. (23 March 1924). Advertisement: "... Great Spring Sale... Rogers’ Silverware... The pattern is the charming Minerva design... Simeon L. & George H. Rogers Company... " [with no product illustrations]. The Brooklyn Eagle, p. A15, cols. 5-6. (Viewed 12 July 2021. R00173).

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1924 - advertisement

Simeon L. & George H. Rogers Company. (30 April 1924). Advertisement: "The Adonis; A series of flatware that may be offered without mental reservation... Appealing to women of appealing taste..." [with illustrations of spoon in the Adonis pattern]. The Jewelers’ Circular, p. 9. Viewed 5 July 2021. R01415).

1924 - advertisement

J. Kurtz & Sons, Brooklyn, NY. (24 May 1924). Advertisement: "... Free! 26-piece S. L. & G. H. Rogers silver set; Given with every purchase of $100 or over [of furnishings] ... " [with no product illustrations]. The Tablet (Brooklyn, NY), p. 11, cols. 6-8. (Viewed 12 July 2021. R00585).

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1924 - advertisement

J. Kurtz & Sons, Brooklyn. (2 November 1924). Advertisement: "... Sensational offer! 26-Pc. S. L. & G. H. Rogers silverware... exquisite ’Oppollo’ pattern... " [with very abstract illustration of silverware in case]. The Standard Union (Brooklyn, NY), p. 17, cols. 6-8. (Viewed 23 July 2021. R00586).

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1925 - news mention

(26 August 1925). Philadelphia [with mention of Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co.] The Jewelers’ Circular, p. 87, col. 2. (Viewed 7 July 2021. R01456).

"... The branch store of Simeon L. and George H. Rogers, silverware manufacturers at 722 Chestnut St., was victimized by two sneak thieves, who escaped with goods valued at about $400 last week... " (Excerpt from above.)



1925 advertisements

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1925 - advertisement

Gimbel Brothers, Philadelphia, PA. (19 June 1925). Advertisement: "... Odd silverware; mostly serving pieces from... S. L. & G. H. Rogers..." [with possibly relevant, very abstract illustrations of cutlery]. Philadelphia Inquirer, p. 9, col. 2. (Viewed 3 December 2021. Q00986).

1925 - advertisement

Gimbel Brothers, Philadelphia, PA. (28 November 1925). Advertisement: "... Silver-Plated Flatware; S. L. & G. H. Rogers make... Tea Spoons... Dessert Spoons... Medium Forks... Medium Knives... Sugar Knives... Butter Knives... " [with no related product illustrations]. Philadelphia Inquirer, p. 9, col. 4. (Viewed 3 December 2021. Q00987).



1926 - advertisement

Montgomery Ward & Co., Oakland, CA. (16 February 1926). Advertisement: "26-Piece Roger Silverware... Beautiful Kenilworth pattern made especially for Ward’s by S. L. & Geo. H. Rogers. Heavy plated... " [with abstract illustration of knife and fork]. Oakland Tribune (California), p. 15, col. 6. (Viewed 28 January 2021. R00559).

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1927 - advertisement

Abraham & Straus, Brooklyn, NY. (12 January 1927). Advertisement: "... silver-plated flatware... ’Commodore pattern’... Made by S. L. & G. H. Rogers..." [with abstract illustration of silverware handle]. The Brooklyn Daily Times, p. 7, col. 2. (Viewed 5 July 2021. R00587).

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1928 advertisements

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1928 - advertisement

Fuller’s, Hartford, CT. (19 October 1928). Advertisement: "... Our 50th anniversary gift to you... 26-piece set; S. L. & G. H. Rogers; 10-year silver plate guaranteed... Oakland pattern... " [with abstract illustration of silverware in box]. New Britain Daily Herald (New Britain, CT), p. 20, col. 4. (Viewed 5 July 2021. R01428).

1928 - advertisement

Fuller’s, Hartford, CT. (24 October 1928). Advertisement: "... Fuller’s 50th anniversary... 26-piece silver set; S. L. & G. H. Rogers 10-year warranted plate... Handsome pattern in French gray finish... " [with no related product illustrations]. New Britain Daily Herald (New Britain, CT), p. 13, col. 5. (Viewed 5 July 2021. R01429).



1928 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

Edwin W. Hall, assignor to Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co. (31 July 1928; filed 24 April 1928). Design no. 75,911; serial no. 26,441: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 3 July 2021. R01387).

1929 - news mention

(Sherill). (15 May 1929). Oneida Community makes offer for fiver silver plants; ... Sherrill concern wants to acquire U. S. and Canada works of William A. Rogers and Simeon L., George H. Rogers [of Wallingford and Hartford, CT] properties. The Utica Observer-Dispatch, p. 20. (Viewed 28 June 2021. R01362).


1929 patents

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1929 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

Lillian V. M. Helander, assignor to Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co. (1 January 1929; filed 18 August 1928). Design no. 77,357; serial no. 27,878: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 3 July 2021. R01394).

1929 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

Lillian V. M. Helander, assignor to Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co. (26 March 1929; filed 11 December 1928). Design no. 78,097; serial no. 29,219: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 3 July 2021. R01395).

1929 - patent - design for a spoon or similar article

Lillian V. M. Helander, assignor to Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co. (16 July 1929; filed 26 March 1929). Design no. 78,975; serial no. 30,627: Design for a spoon or similar article. (Viewed 3 July 2021. R01396).



1930s

1930 advertisements

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1930 - advertisement

Wise, Smith & Co., Hartford, CT. (11 August 1930). Advertisement: "... Dollar day... Silverware... 200 Sets S. L. and G. H. Rogers Stainless Steel Knives, Set of 6 ... " [with no illustrations]. New Britain Herald (Connecticut), p. 10. col. 3. (Viewed 2 February 2021. R00983).

1930 - advertisement

Gottschalk’s, presumably Fresno, CA. (30 October 1930). Advertisement: "Phenomenal purchase brings a great sale! Silverware on sale today! Simeon L. and George H. Rogers silverware... " [with abstract illustration of knives, forks and spoons]. Fresno Morning Republican (California), presumably p. 2. (Viewed 27 October 2021. R00174).

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1930 - advertisement

Miller’s, presumably Knoxville, TN. (5 December 1930). Advertisement: "... Christmas sale; twenty-six piece set... Simeon L. & George H. Rogers... Heavy quality silver plated— each set in a gift chest— Six each dinner knives, forks, tea spoons, table spoons— One each butter knife, sugar spoon... " [with abstract illustration of silverware in case]. Knoxville News-Sentinel (Tennessee), p. 8, cols. 5-8. (Viewed 27 January 2021. R00175).

  • See worldcat.org for possible locations, or contact area public library.



1960s

1966 - encyclopedia entry mention

Rainwater, Dorothy T. (1966). "Oneida Silversmiths" [with mention: "... in 1929 bought Wm. A. Rogers, Ltd. Besides the main Wm. A. Rogers, Ltd. plant, they acquired ... Simeon L. & George H. Rogers Company ... "], (pp. 128-29). In American silver manufacturers: Their marks, trademarks and history. Everybodys Press: Hanover, PA. (Viewed 9 October 2020. F01453).

1966 - encyclopedia entry

Rainwater, Dorothy T. (1966). "Simeon L. & Geo. H. Rogers Co." [with marks], (p. 149). In American silver manufacturers: Their marks, trademarks and history. Everybodys Press: Hanover, PA. (Viewed 9 October 2020. F01449).

1966 - encyclopedia entry mention

Rainwater, Dorothy T. (1966). "Wm. A. Rogers, Ltd." [with mention: "They acquired Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Co. in 1918"], (p. 151). In American silver manufacturers: Their marks, trademarks and history. Everybodys Press: Hanover, PA. (Viewed 9 October 2020. F01451).


2000s

2004 - encyclopedia entry mention

Rainwater, Dorothy T.; Fuller, Martin; Fuller, Collette. (2004). "Oneida Silversmiths" [with mention: " ... in 1929 bought Wm. A. Rogers, Ltd. Besides the main Wm. A. Rogers, Ltd. plant, they acquired ... Simeon L. & George H. Rogers Company ... "] (pp. 175-76). Encyclopedia of American silver manufacturers, (revised and expanded 5th ed.). Schiffer Publishing: Atglen, PA. (Viewed 9 October 2020. F01454).

2004 - encyclopedia entry

Rainwater, Dorothy T.; Fuller, Martin; Fuller, Collette. (2004). "Simeon L. & Geo. H. Rogers Co." [with marks], (p. 206). (See excerpt at top of this webpage.) Encyclopedia of American silver manufacturers, (revised and expanded 5th ed.). Schiffer Publishing: Atglen, PA. (Viewed 9 October 2020. F01450).

2004 - encyclopedia entry mention

Rainwater, Dorothy T.; Fuller, Martin; Fuller, Collette. (2004). "Wm. A. Rogers, Ltd." (with mention: "by 1918 [Wm. A. Rogers, Ltd.] took over the business of Simeon L. and Geo. H. Rogers Co. ... ") (p. 208). Encyclopedia of American silver manufacturers, (revised and expanded 5th ed.). Schiffer Publishing: Atglen, PA. (Viewed 9 October 2020. F01452).



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