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iconnumber posted 03-13-2004 02:51 PM           Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I have a water pitcher with the following marks.

T & I over what appears to be a drum with a box on either side containing an E in one box and a P in the other. Underneath the drum are the letters N S. Under the N S is a 5 digit number (xxx-xx) and under that are the words "Hand Hammered"

Any Ideas would be greatly appreciated.

TIA,

BT

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iconnumber posted 03-14-2004 12:11 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Vi     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I believe the letters are T & T which are marks used by Taber & Tibbits, Wallingford, CT from 1919-1941.

According to Dorothy Rainwater's Enclopedia of American Silver Manufacturers,

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"Trademark was a tabor (small drum). The firm made silverplated holloware and novelties. the firm was started in 1919 by Charles H. Tibbits and R. H. Taber, his son-in-law. They were succeeded by Silvercraft Company."
N S is the abbreviation for nickel silver and "Hand Hammered" suggests it was made 1900-1920 during the arts and crafts time period.

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iconnumber posted 03-14-2004 06:36 AM           Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
VI,

You nailed it. When I read your response, I took out the magnifier and the bright lights and turns out that it is T & T.

Thank you very much.

BT

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