John S. Walter
New York, NY  1811-1835
R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. / Wallace Silversmiths
Wallingford, CT  1871-Present  
R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. was founded by Robert Wallace
as a successor to Wallace, Simpson & Co., a German silver
manufacturer.  Wallace's sterling line began in 1875.  The
name was changed to Wallace Silversmiths in 1956.  Wallace
purchased the Watson Co. in 1956, Tuttle Silversmiths in
1958, and Smith & Smith in 1958.  In 1959, Wallace was sold
to the Hamilton Watch Co. and proceeded to change hands
several times until 1986 when it was bought by Syratech and
moved to Syracuse, NY.  Major manufacturer of sterling
flatware and holloware.  
flatware patterns.
William Walker
Philadelphia, PA  c. 1793-1816
D.N. Walford
Washington, DC  1920s  
A sporting goods, cutlery, and souvenir merchant.  Made sterling souvenir spoons.
J. Wagner & Sons / Weber-Wagner & Benson Co.
New York, NY  
chronology.  Makers of sterling and silverplated holloware.
John Wallace
Pittsburgh, PA  1818-1842
Vera Wang Silver
A line of sterling and stainless flatware and holloware inspired by the fashion
designer and made by Towle Silversmiths.  See
flatware patterns.
L. Walker
Boston, MA  c. 1825
The Wallingford Co.
Wallingford, CT  1903-1941  
Makers of sterling and silverplate flatware and holloware.  
Became part of Wallace Silversmiths.
James E. H. Wallin
New York, NY  1842-1849  
Was in the partnerships of Freeman &
Wallin with Norman A. Freeman and
Samuel Wallin 1842-1845 and then
S. & J. Wallin with Samuel Wallin 1845-1847.
Joseph M. Walter
Baltimore, MD  c. 1845-1907
Waite-Thresher Co.
Providence, RI  1885-c. 1935  
Founded by Daniel B. Waite and Henry G. Thresher as a successor to
Waite, Smith & Co.  Thimble manufacturer and manufacturing jeweler.
John Wanamaker & Co. / Wanamaker's
Philadelphia, PA  1869-1994  
Well known department store.  The manufacturing of silver
goods bearing their Wanamaker's mark was outsourced to
other makers.
1902 Waite-Thresher Ad
Albert Wakefield
Great Falls and Dover, NH  1846-1867  
Was a partner in the firm of Wakefield & Woodward with
James J. Woodward c. 1865-1867.
Jacob Walter
Baltimore, MD  c. 1815
1891 R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. Ad
Wagner to Wanton
Wagner to Wanton
John Walraven
Baltimore, MD  1792-1814
A.L. Wagner Mfg Co. / A.L. Wagner & Son
New York, NY  
chronology.  Makers of sterling and silverplated holloware.
John Walker, Jr.
Philadelphia, PA  1798-1833
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Edward Wanton
Richmond, VA  1799-1813
John Waite
Little Rest (now South Kingston), RI  c. 1767-1817
George Walker
Philadelphia, PA  1795-1822
Was in the partnership of William & George Walker
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