Tillinghast Silver Co. - historical information
"Manufacturers of sterling silver hollow handle serving pieces. In business c. 1920-1935." — Rainwater et al. (2004). Encyclopedia of American silver manufacturers, (p. 252). For more information, see entry listed below.
A. Tillinghast Silver Co. designs in collections
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B. Tillinghast Silver Co. - historical information (by year)
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Various newspapers, magazines and other sources
(c. 1918-). Various newspapers, magazines and other sources - search engines.
1918 - aero view map
(1918). Aero view of Meriden, Connecticut [includes listing for: "Tillinghast Silver Co. Mfrs. Hollow Handle Sterling Silver Novelties, 23 Randolph Ave."] Hughes & Bailey: Boston. (Viewed 29 September 2020. A01021-22).
1918 - company listing
(1918). Manufacturers and their products... Meriden... "Tillinghast Silver Co. ... Silver and plated 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. 65). State of Connecticut: Hartford. (Viewed 1 October 2020. E01622-27).
1956 - book mention
Wendover, Sanford H. (1956). Mention of Tillinghast Silver Co. as post WWI industry in Meriden. In 150 years of Meriden, (p. 171). Meriden: Meriden Sesquicentennial Committee. (Viewed 29 September 2020. A00789-90; E01606).
1966 - encyclopedia entry
Rainwater, Dorothy T. (1966). "Tillinghast Silver Co." [with mark], (p. 183). In American silver manufacturers: Their marks, trademarks and history. Everybodys Press: Hanover, PA. (Viewed 29 September 2020. E01605; L01882-83).
2004 - encyclopedia entry
Rainwater, Dorothy T.; Fuller, Martin; Fuller, Collette. (2004). "Tillinghast Silver Co." [with mark], (p. 252). Encyclopedia of American silver manufacturers, (revised and expanded 5th ed.). Schiffer Publishing: Atglen, PA. (Viewed 26 September 2020. A02886; A02931; A02931b; E01534.)
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".