The result of a 1990s acquisition, Miller Rogaska Crystal by Reed & Barton produces handcrafted crystal, including stemware, barware, and giftware.Another acquisition, the Sheffield Silver Company, forms the basis of Reed & Barton: The Sheffield Collection.Bottom marks from Reed & Barton and Gorham included tiny ships and swords representing certain years, and International used the last two digits of the year in a box. The Reed & Barton Silversmiths division continues to produce a wide range of fine sterling silver, silverplated, and stainless steel tableware and gifts, including flatware, serveware, and holloware, as well as picture frames, Christmas ornaments, baby gifts, and musicals.Perhaps one of the most interesting mark of their antique silver is the piercing of hidden words.Lenox Corporation Sterling silver table forks, silverplated table forks, stainless steel table forks, roast carving forks, sterling silver table knives, silver plated table knives, stainless steel table knives, roast carving knives, [ pocket knives,] sterling silver table spoons, silver plated table spoons, stainless steel table spoons, [ cheese slicers, salad scissors, and pizza cutters ] Sterling silver and silverplated hollowware, namely, trays, platters, dishes, tea and coffee services, punch bowls, [ goblets,] cups, pitchers, coasters, trivets, chafing dishes, champagne buckets and ice buckets; silverplated metal figurines, silverplated metal piggy banks, [ornamental silverplated metal diaper pins, ornamental silverplated metal pacifier holders,] silverplated metal decorative boxes, silverplated picture frames, napkin rings... federal trademark registration was filed for REED & BARTON by Lenox Corporation, BRISTOL, PA 19007.Reed & Barton products are sold in department stores and specialty shops, and the company also operates several retail stores.
For the next few years they produced traditional pewter Britannia style tableware.
This division concentrates on holloware and silverplated tableware, offering products such as serving trays, wine coolers, candleware, and napkin rings. distributor for Belleek Fine Parian China, Ireland's oldest pottery, and Aynsley Fine English Bone China, a renowned, 200-year-old company that has supplied tableware to England's royalty.
The R&B Every Day division produces high-quality stainless steel flatware intended for everyday use. Reed & Barton maintains its headquarters in Taunton, Massachusetts, once known as "Silver City" because of the number of silver companies operating there.
Side markings might consist of logos or railroad names; bottom markings might consist of either the name or initials of the railroad and the manufacturer.
Dating such pieces can be accomplished in various ways, depending on the manufacturer.