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TOWN/STATE MAKER'S MARK INITIALS NAME, ADDRESS and INFORMATION
Birmingham
A.F.

1915

The marks are that of Arthur Fenwick Athletic Works, 108 Vyse Street.
Birmingham
AM

1921-1905

The marks are that of Alexander Meisch, 10 Branston Street.
Birmingham
Armfields/
Edward Armfield


1921-1931

The marks are that of Armfields/Edward Armfield.
19/23 Newhall Street / 7,8,9 St. Pauls Square
Birmingham
B Ld

1921-1910

The marks are that of Buttons Ltd Portland Street.
Birmingham
BHJ

1903

The marks are that of untraced.
Birmingham
BM Co

1921-1921

The marks are that of Baylis Manison Co., 63 Tenby Street North or Bosley Mitchell Co., 74/75 Bath Street.
Birmingham
C&N

1919-1928

The marks are that of Crisford & Norris, 118 Vyse Street.
Birmingham
C.P.

c1890-1920

The marks are that of Cornelius Phelps, Villa Street or Charles Postens, 15 Court Ormand Street.
Birmingham
Double Gilt

????

The marks are that of Hammond Turner & Company, Snowhill Birmingham.
(NOTE)Hammond Turner & Dickerson are c1780-1816.
Birmingham
FJ&S

1902-1927

The marks are that of untraced.
Birmingham
G&H Bulivant

1902-1927

The marks are that of untraced.
Birmingham
GL

1915

The marks are that of George Loveridge, 66 Spencer Street.
Birmingham
J&Co

1903-1924

The marks are that of Dertend (Factory), 316 Oxford Street, London/56 Conduit Street, London.
Birmingham
J.F.

????

The marks are that Joseph Fattorini.
Birmingham
J.W.T.

1909

The marks are that of untraced.
Birmingham
JAB

1919

The marks are that of James Alphonso Barber, 37 Beaker Road, Smethwick.
Birmingham
JAR

1909

The marks are that of J.A. Restall, 82 Cambridge Street
Birmingham
JM

1910-1912

The marks are that of Joseph Moore, 13 Pitsford Street.
Birmingham
JRG&S

c1890-1940

The marks are that of JR Gaunt & Sons, Warstone Parade (late Edward Thurkle, 53 Conduit Street, London).
Birmingham
L&S

1927

The marks are that of Levi & Salaman, 143 Newhall Street.
Birmingham
LE

1910-1928

The marks are that of Laurence Emanuel 14 Warstone Lane.
Birmingham
LP&A

1926

The marks are that of possibly Leonard Peters & Associates 113 Emily Street.
Birmingham
M&B

????

The marks are that of Marples & Beaseley, 15 Albion Street.
Birmingham
MN&WB

1929

The marks are that of Mappin & Webb.
Birmingham
Ot &Bd

1900-1922

The marks are that of Ollivant & Botsford. (Birmingham & London)
Birmingham
RC

1906

The marks are that of Reuben Chandler, 141 Hochley Hill.
Birmingham
Rimell & Allsop

???? - 1933

Button Information
1/8/1933 - Notice regarding the voluntary liquidation of Rimell & Allsop Ltd (for family reasons) and that the
company be sold to a company being formed called Rimell & Allsop Ltd
Birmingham
S Co

????

The marks are that of Spurrier Co. 11 St. Pauls.
Birmingham
S.B&S Ltd

????

The marks are that of S. Blanckensee & Sons, 72/73 Great Hampton Street.
Birmingham
T&S

1910

The marks are that of Turner & Somers, 22 Frederick Street.
Birmingham
T.H.H.

1914

The marks are that of TH Hazelwood.
Birmingham
TF

1919-1931

The marks are Thomas Fattorini.
Birmingham
Treble Gilt

1816-c1930

The marks are that of Hammond Turner & Company.
'TREBLE GLT STANDARD COLOUR'
Birmingham
V&S

1900-1930

The marks are that of Vaughton & Sons.
Livery Street
Birmingham
W.D&S

19th/20th centuries

The marks are that of William Dowler & Sons.
Wainwright Street Works
Birmingham
WBP&S

1920

The marks are that of WB Piddock & Sons.
Retailers
Birmingham
W.B&S

1921-1931

The marks are that of William Base & Sons.
The business had registrations at Birmingham, London and Chester. They appeared to have offices
in all three locations (and possible others although I have not researched Sheffioeld, Edinburgh etc).
The Birmingham makers mark was registered in 1921, the Chester mark in 1926 and there is a London
mark dated 1931.
Birmingham
WGS

1926

The marks are that of W.G. Sothers.
111 Spencer Street
Birmingham
WHH

1904-1918

The marks are Untraced.
Birmingham
WJD

???????

The marks are that of William James Dingley.
77Warstone Lane
Birmingham
W.O.L.

1918

The marks are that of William Osborne Lewis.
37 Howard Street
Liverpool
ELLIS & JAMES

????

The marks are that of Ellis & James.
Retailer
Liverpool
G KENNING &SON

????

The marks are that of G.Kenning & Son. (Retailers)
Retailer
London
C&J WELDON

1918

The marks are that of C&J Weldon. (Retailers)
37 Howard Street
London
C.PITT & Co

1875-1895

The marks are that of C.Pitt & Company.
50 St Martins Lane - after 1895 31 Maddox Street W1
London
CS.FS

1903

The marks are that of unknown.
London
FIRMINS LTD.

c1677-2006

The marks are that of Firmins Ltd.
153 Strand - 108-109 St. Martins Lane - 47 Warwick Street - 8 Cork Street
London
I.MCGOWAN

1918

The marks are that of I.McGowan.
31,32,33 Girrard Street
London
JAMES SMART

1918

The marks are that of James Smart.
WALBROOK EC
London
JW&T

19th/20th centuries

The marks are that of Johnson Walker & Tolhurst.
Livery / club buttons
London
NR HAYWARD

????

The marks are that of NR Hayward.
50 Long Acre, London WC
London
PF

1904

The marks are that of unknown.
London
R&A

1918

The marks are that of Rimell & Allsop.
c1880-1914
London
SJ

1911-1912

The marks are that of Unknown.
London
W.C.

1918

The marks are that of William Campbell. (?)
100 Vyse Street, Birmingham
London
WEJ&Co

1829-1899

The marks are that of WE Jackson & Company.
58 Gracechurch Street
London
WELCH

1890-?

The marks are that of Welch.
34 Glasshouse Street, Regent Street
Scotland
AK&S

19th/20th centuries

The marks are that of Alex Kirkwood & Son.
South St. Andrews Street, Meuse Lane, Edinburgh
Scotland
Rowans Ltd

????

The marks are that of Rowans Ltd.
Glasgow
Scotland
W.A.&S.

19th/20th centuries

The marks are that of William Anderson & Sons.
Retailers, 15 George Street, Edinburgh
Sheffield
RFM

1924

The marks are that of unknown.
Sheffield
JD&S

1912

The marks are that of John Deakin & Son.
Sheffield
CB&S

1928

The marks are that of unknown.
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