Peerless Silver Plate
A trademark of the Shapleigh Hardware Co. See flatware patterns.
Charles E. Parker / Charles Parker Co.
Meriden, CT Charles Parker started out in 1827 as a pewtersmith and
button manufacturer. In 1828 he went to work for a coffee mill manufacturer
and started his own company in 1829. Over the next several decades Parker
would head up many new businesses with many different partners manufacturing a wide variety of goods.
Silverplate flatware production began in 1848 in Yalesville, CT. The partnership of Parker & Perkins, with
Russell Perkins, was formed in 1851 to produce silverplated flatware and holloware in Meriden, CT. The
majority of businesses were consolidated in 1876 and incorporated as the Charles Parker Co. Flatware
production ceased in the mid-1880s.
Pairpoint Mfg. Co. / Pairpoint Corp.
New Bedford, MA 1880-1958
Silverplate production was discontinued c. 1929.
See flatware patterns.
Albert Pick & Co.
Chicago, IL c. 1895-1965 and Bridgeport, CT 1919-1927
Albert Pick began selling glassware and crockery in Chicago in 1857.
Albert Pick & Co. was formed c. 1895 and evolved into the largest
supplier of goods for hotels, restaurants and railroads in the world.
They also became hotel operators to the extent that they grew to be
the third largest hotel chain in the U.S. They acquired the E.H.H. Smith Silver Co. of Bridgeport, CT, in 1919,
and manufacturing operations continued there until 1927. The firm became the Albert Pick Co. in 1925 when
it consolidated with L. Barth & Sons, another restaurant supply firm, under the parent company Albert Pick,
Barth & Co. The Albert Pick Co. went bankrupt in 1965. See flatware patterns.
Pelton Bros. & Co.
St. Louis, MO c. 1872-1900
Paul Revere Silver Co.
Boston, MA 1912-1922
F.P. Pfleghar & Son
New Haven, CT 1890-1919
Parker & Casper Britannia Co. / Parker & Casper Co.
West Meriden, CT 1866-1869
Founded as Parker & Casper Britannia Co. in 1866, the name was changed to the
Parker & Casper Co. the following year. Sold to the Wilcox Silver Plate Co. in
A trademark brand of the Friedman Silver Co. and
later Gorham. The pictorial mark to the far right
was first used in 1961.
Paragon Siilver Plate
A trademark of Sears, Roebuck & Co. for flatware made for
them by various manufacturers. See flatware patterns.
Perma Brite Plate
A trademark of the National Silver Co.
Pairpoint to Pilgrim
Pairpoint to Pilgrim
A brand name of the Charles M. Robbins Co. for a
white metal alloy which contains no silver.
Pennsylvania Silverware Co.
Kane, PA c. 1920-1935
Pix Acorn Brand
A trademark of Albert Pick & Co.
Pashley & Davies Mfg. Co.
Bridgeport, CT and New York, NY 1876-1877
Pashley Silver Plate Co.
Bridgeport, CT and New York, NY 1877-1881