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iconnumber posted 10-20-1999 06:56 AM           Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Can someone better explain the relationship between the Gorham and Newport Sterling Companies? I read Rainwaters explaination in the Encycl. American Silver marks but still don't really understand it. Thank you.

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iconnumber posted 10-20-1999 10:00 AM           Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Newport was a brand name used by Gorham in the 1960's and 70's. It was not a separate company--such as Alvin, for example--which had an existence before becoming part of Gorham.

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iconnumber posted 10-20-1999 08:53 PM           Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thanks so very much! I was really confused--I appreciate your time and trouble. Sincerely, Deb

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