Newburyport Silver Co.
Keene, NH 1905-1914
Makers of sterling and silverplate flatware, holloware,
and souvenir spoons. See flatware patterns.
Edwin Comfort Newbury
Brooklyn, CT 1828-c. 1857
New York, NY 1897-c. 1915
Makers of sterling novelties and jewelry and sterling antique reproduction holloware.
National Silver Co.
New York, NY 1904-1970's
Founded by Samuel E. Bernstein. Acquired Cheltenam & Co. Ltd.
in the 1940's, F.B. Rogers in 1955, and the Ontario Mfg. Co. in 1956.
Makers of sterling and silverplated flatware and holloware, flatware
production discontinued in 1945. See flatware patterns.
Meriden, CT 1920-1999
Successor to E.A. Bliss, Inc. and Napier-Bliss. In the 1980s
Napier was sold to Victoria & Co., a giant in the jewelery
business, who closed down Napier in 1999. Makers of
sterling and silverplate novelties and jewelry.
Paducah, KY 1865-1892
Watchmaker and jeweler.
Charlottesville, VA 1820-1823 and Nashville, TN 1823-1844
Portsmouth, NH 1753-1785
A trademark of the Gorham Corporation.
R. & J. Nelson
Dunkirk, NY c. 1850
William Needels (Needles)
Easton, MD 1798-1818
In the partnership of Bowdle & Needles with James Bowdle 1798-1807.
John Nelson (b. 1735 d. 1789)
Portsmouth, NH 1755-1772; Lee, NH 1773-1774; Barnstead, NH
c. 1776; and Gilmanton, NH 1779-1789
Milford, DE 1809-1811
Naco to Ninde
Naco to Ninde
John Nelson II (b. 1768 d. 1818)
Portsmouth, NH c. 1787-1818
Naco See Napier Co.
Baltimore, MD c. 1799-1858
Silversmith and watchmaker.
William Stoddard Nichols
Newport, RI 1808-c. 1860
Hiram M. Nichols
Concord, NH c. 1840-1850 and Lyndon, VT 1850-1880
Kansas City, MO 1975-Present
Maker of handwrought sterling flatware, holloware and
Nichols & Salisbury
Charleston, SC 1844-1846
Baltimore, MD 1853-1900
David B. Nichols / D.B. Nichols & Co.
Savannah, GA 1815-1839 and 1843-1855
Formed the partnership of D.B. Nichols & Co. with John P. Smith in
1820. Smith died two months later, but Nichols continued to use the
D.B. Nichols & Co. name through to 1830. Nichols sold his business
in 1839 and moved north, returning to Savannah in 1843 to resume his business.
Niagara Silver Co.
Niagara Falls, NY 1893-c. 1930
Formed as a branch of the Carter-Crume Co.
Niagara acquired the flatware department of the
Pairpoint Mfg. Co. in 1900. Acquired by Wm. A.
Rogers, Ltd. around 1904 which in turn was acquired by Oneida in 1929.