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april98f

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iconnumber posted 01-10-2005 11:10 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for april98f     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
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I have a small pitcher or maybe it's a creamer made by the D & C International Silver Company. Patented 8-27-1918. The mark looks like a hammer with a number 2 beside it.

Do you know anything about this piece or company?
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Dale

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iconnumber posted 01-11-2005 12:44 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Dale     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
This looks to be a pitcher or server for syrup. The D & C refers to a company which used it. D & C could be a restaurant, hotel, department store, rail road etc. The cover over the pouring lip is the give away: usually a creamer has an open lip, syrups have covered ones. A very nice little piece. Now, to figure out what D & C was.

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iconnumber posted 01-11-2005 08:04 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for april98f     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Do you know who the mark belongs to on the bottom of the pitcher? What company made it?

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iconnumber posted 01-11-2005 09:07 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Arg(um)entum     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
International Silver Co. is the largest manufacturer of plated ware (they also produced sterling). Do a forum search for International Silver Co.

That should get you started.

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