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iconnumber posted 01-21-2002 07:25 AM           Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Hi,
I am wondering who is the most knowlegdeable person to ask about about Kirk 1880-1890?

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No one person knows everything about anything. There are a lot of knowledgeable participants in the Silver Salon Forums. If you have a specific question, just post it and see what you get back. The discussion is where the fun lies. If you post photos with your question, you increase our ability to provide the best feedback for you. Look forward to hearing more from you.

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iconnumber posted 01-29-2002 10:54 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for FredZ     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I will give your question a shot, I am in now way the most knowlegable. My assumption is that you refer to Kirk of Samuel Kirk and Son of Baltimore, Maryland. They operated under that name during the period you asked about. The company was was started by Samuel Kirk (1793-1872) and was joined by his sons Henry Child Kirk, Charles D. Kirk, & Clarence E, Kirk. Henry Child Kirk Jr. joined the firm in 1870. I believe by the turn of the century the company was run by Henry Child Kirk Jr. under the name S. Kirk & Son Co. In 1979 Kirk Corp and Stieff joined forces to form The Kirk Stieff Co. This info was gleened from the Baltimore Museum of Art Catalogue on Maryland Silver and Dorothy Rainwater's Encyclopedia of Silver Manufacturers. Hope this helps.

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