Antique Whiting Manufacturing Co. Signed/Stamped Sterling Silver Small Hand
Held Brush, full makers' mark and stamps.
FBWB Hand Engraved Script Monogram on Sterling Silver & Boar Bristle Lint
Brush, Hand Brushes, Vanity to Valet, American Whiting Silversmith, 2 minor
dings, patina present, beautiful hand engraving that alone would cost close to
$100 if you could find someone to do it.
925 FINE 1000-silver stamp
1053 - Style #
3 5/8 IN x 1 5/16 IN
W in a shield with a griffin to the right - Whiting Makers' Mark
American made antique silver
Overall good condition, considering the age and that it would have been used
frequently. Could benefit from a
professional polishing, I hand polish items with a rouge cloth. Sold as is,
as shown, as described.
Hand script engraving - FBWB
Likely 1883- 1893 time window
W Lion Makers' Mark:
WHITING MANUFACTURING COMPANY - New York
Whiting Manufacturing Company was formed in 1866. Purchased by Gorham in 1924,
moved to Providence, RI in 1926.
According to this page this could date to the year 1883