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chase33

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iconnumber posted 02-20-2010 08:47 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for chase33     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Just found out today that Lunt has been acquired by Reed & Barton. I was unaware they had filed for bankruptcy last year. Odder was the fact that earlier this month, I was looking on their website and they had released a look book for 2010. It has now disappeared from their website and the only catalogue is from 2007 (glad I downloaded it when I did).

So how many of the big manufacturers remain in the US? R&B, ONC, Empire and Tiffany are the only ones I can think of right now.

Robert

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agleopar

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iconnumber posted 02-21-2010 10:33 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for agleopar     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Boardman Silversmiths in CT - 11 employees -

and the membership of SAS?

I figure the trade is almost a corpse, one little pinky moving, barely...

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chase33

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iconnumber posted 02-21-2010 01:45 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for chase33     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Since you mentioned it, the article I read about Lunt and Reed & Barton mentioned that Lunt had 6 employees and R&B had 102 full and part time employees. How very sad.

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