(c) Vin Callcut 2002-2017. Small extracts can be used with acknowledgements to 'Oldcopper.org' website.
Helpful comments are very welcome.
'E' in a circle with 'Made in England', unknown, information welcome.
Earle Bourne & Co, Hopper St., Spring Hill, Birmingham, then Heath Street South, Birmingham 18. Initially started to make tubes, bedstead fittings and drawn wires, late 19th century. Later, they specialised in semi- finished products including special tubes, strip and sections. The partnership of John Earl and George Bourne started in 1874 but from 1896 it was run by the Earle family. From 1922 the board was expanded. They were taken over by Delta Metal Co.
Eclat unknown mark on table lighter.
Donald Edward Ltd first listed in Kelly 1928 as Wire Workers in Price St and in 1930 Kelly as 'Green Label' garden syringe manufacturers at same address, 1934 Kelly shows them at Little Edward St, Bordesley remaining there until circa 1940 when they moved to 56-60 Hockley Street, Birmingham 18. (Notes from Adrian Lanchester-Hale.)
Walter Charles Edwards, NRD, coppersmith (1871-1956) studied at The Guild of Handicraft with C R Ashbee and William Morris at Chipping Campden. He worked in the moulding shop at Cadbury's factory at Bourneville and was supported to continue his craft. Work included chargers, chalices, wine jugs, candlesticks altar furnishings, copper inlays for bible chests and prize shields for Cadbury staff. (Photos courtesy Rob Goodchild)
Elkington & Co., founded in Birmingham in the 1840s pioneering electroplate, electrotyping, Sheffield silver and other products.
Elkington & Co., founded in Birmingham in the 1840s pioneering electroplate, electrotyping, Sheffield silver and other products. see Elkington page.
Ellett Copper & Brass Co., Vancouver, BC Canada domestic coppersmiths until the early 1960s. (Thanks to Rob)
Elpec - Household and souvenir brassware, 1900s-60s. Lloyd Pascal & Co, 71-74 Ford Street, Hockley, (Jewellery Quarter) Birmingham, then Cherry Wood Road. Antique and reproductions. Trade name lapsed in 1972.
Emca, maker of whistles, more details needed. Hudsons?
Enfield Rolling Mills, Millmarsh Lane, Brimsdown, Enfield, Middlesex. A 40 acre site set up in the early 1920s with a copper refinery, rod mill, wire mill, brass cake foundry, hot and cold rolling mills, 'Encon' continuous casting plant for bearing alloys, billet casting foundry for high conductivity copper alloys, zinc mill and aluminium mill. Merged with Delta Metal Co c1965. Closed 1980. See extended coverage:
Enots™ - Benton & Stone (ENOTS),Bracebridge Street, Birmingham , by 1926 also at Aston Brook Street, art metal workers and makers of gas fittings, garden syringes and sprays and motor accessories. 'Enots' is of course 'Stone' backwards. This photo by Peter Grantham.
Empress Ware, New York Stamping Co., Brooklyn, NY. On some kettles the mark is simplified with the crown having just 'Empress' above and 'N.Y.S. Co' below.
Taken at an angle to get the right lighting, this shot is taken from the base of a copper tray.
EPNS - Abbreviation for electro-plated nickel silver
Erhard & Sons - German Copper and Brass
Orme Evans - Marks O-P
Allen Everitt & Sons, Kingston Metal Works, Cambridge St (Wrightson & Webb 1835), then Adderly Street (Kelly 1867), Birmingham, manufacturers of sheets, strip and tubes in copper and brass. (Kelly 1867) (Not in 1816 nor 1903). This mark found under the drip tray of a candlestick made in India from sheet made in Birmingham. (Photo courtesy Melinda Evans)
Essex Brass, Detroit, Michigan, founded 1901, still making brass fittings.
Essor Manufacturing Co., Ltd., 24-28 Bishop St.,Birmingham 5, (in 1946) Brassfounders and Engineers founded 1924 from the firms of Henry Ellaway, George Hopkins & Co. and F A Harrison Ltd.. Birmingham Buttonmakers.
'ETAS' Enoch Tonks & Sons Ltd., Temple Works, Temple Bar, Willenhall, Black Country, West Midlands. They made locks under the 'ETAS' Trade Mark especially coin operated locks for public conveniences. Tonks.
Ettingshall, mark on cast brass trivet. Probably from Thomas Holcroft & Sons Ltd Ettingshall foundry in Wolverhampton, founded c1830, closed 1969.
Eustace Brothers - see J and F Poole Hayle Copper
Evans & Matthews, 80, Bull St., Birmingham. This mark under a stylish copper three-footed bowl
Evered & Co., Surrey Works Lewisham Road, Smethwick. Trademark shield with RE&S, E&C underneath.
EVW – Wilkes, Edward Villers, 12, Lower Priory, near Colmore Circus, Birmingham,
See E V Wilkes
Ewart & Son, Ltd., 346-350, Euston Road, London NW. and 25a Paradise Street, Birmingham (1926), manufacturers of copper water heaters, ventilators and similar products from Victorian times until the 1960s.
Extruded Metals Co, 160 Dartmouth Street, Kelly 1936. Later Delta Extruded Metals.
'Ezeglide', Trade Name registered for a brand of curtain rail section made from brass. (Sample courtesy Alex Marrack)