International Silversmiths / International Silver Co.
Meriden, CT 1898-Present
The company was organized by the consolidation of sixteen separate
companies into one conglomerate. Some of the companies involved were
the Meriden Britannia Co., Holmes & Edwards, and Rogers & Brother.
International eventually acquired a large number of silver companies,
including Simpson, Hall & Miller and LaPierre Mfg. Co. Also made
patterns under the names of Century and Fine Arts. Now owned by
Lifetime Brands. A major manufacturer of a full line of
sterling and silverplated flatware, holloware, and novelties.
Website. See flatware patterns.
International Commonwealth Silver Co.
New York, NY 1915-1922
Successor to International Silver Deposit Works.
J.T. Inman Co.
Attleboro, MA 1882-Present
Began as Lindsay & Inman. Acquired many souvenir
spoon dies from the Watson Co. Acquired by Whiting &
Davis in 1964. Makers of sterling baby items and novelties.
Providence, RI 1801-1807
Partnered with William Greene in the firm of Ingraham & Greene
Joseph Holt Ingraham
Portland, ME 1768-c. 1785
Irvine & Jachens, Inc.
San Francisco, CA 1926-c. 1950 and Daly City, CA c. 1950-Present
With roots back to 1886 when J.C. Irvine set up shop, Irvine & Jachens was formed
in 1926 as a successor to the J.C. Irvine Co. Well known emblem, badge, and buckle