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iconnumber posted 11-13-1999 01:36 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Trefid     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
One of my areas of interest is 1850's through 1870's die-stamped patterns. Here (hopefully) is a picture of 4 of my "unknowns." Does anyone know the correct pattern name/maker/intro date for any of them?

From left to right, the 1st is incised with the retailer "Haslett & Hennedy"; the 2nd is marked only "coin"; the 3rd carries the mark of Coles & Reynolds; and the 4th is incised with the retailer "I. Garrison". For identification in my own catalog, I call them "IVY & ACORN," "ARABESQUE," "WINGED FIGURE," and "GOTHIC."

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iconnumber posted 01-02-2000 11:53 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Bob Schulhof     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Mack Kelly of Northcliff Trading Company reports that he has been collecting the twist pattern shown above for years. He reports "Some are marked "coin" some W&H one nut pick is marked with the Gorham psuedo Hallmarks and both nut picks have Tiffany Retailers marks. The two engraved knives are marked W&H 1864" This is a fascinating full line pattern. Click on the links below to see the photos. Have patience they are big files.

We would appreciate any further information anyone has.

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