Category Archives: Silver-plate flatware

Oneida Community Tudor Plate

Designer Grosvenor N. Allen created the 1924 Queen Bess design for the Oneida Community Made Tudor Plate. The Oneida Community was established in 1848 in Oneida, New York–not to manufacture silverware, but as a “small group of Christian Perfectionists” who … Continue reading

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Wm. A. Rogers, Limited and Oneida LTD, Successor

You cannot hold Wm. A. Rogers responsible for the condition of this spoon. Oneida, possibly–that is the crux of yet another lawsuit from International Silver, this time, v. Oneida LTD. But first, a little of the history of yet another … Continue reading

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Who was the ‘other’ William Henry Rogers?

As noted in the last post, William Hazen Rogers of the original Rogers Brothers silver-plate had a son named William Henry Rogers who joined in the family business. While the Rogers family had a number of trademarks for their various … Continue reading

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Ushering in the birth of electro plate: Flatware silver plate

Hartford was considered the birthplace of electro-plating industry in America as it applied to table ware. Tracking the Rogers Brothers (William, Asa and Simeon) is a bit tricky, as the Rogers Brothers were involved in various roles in several companies … Continue reading

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