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(c) Vin Callcut 2002-2017. Small extracts can be used with acknowledgements to 'Oldcopper.org' website.
Helpful comments are very welcome.
Ickelfield Industries see 'The Witter Family'
IMI Metals, Imperial Metal Industries, ICI Metals group of companies, Kynoch Works, Witton, Birmingham and elsewhere. Producers & Fabricators
ISKRA , WMF brand covering decorated copperware. WMF
Isles, Charles Isles & Gomms Ltd. makers of thimbles, more information to follow.
Jackson of Bolton, Lancashire, this mark under an old measuring cup.
S. W. Jackson, jug maker of Guernsey. Guernsey & Jersey Jugs (Creamers)
Leon Jaeggi &Sons, originally from Switzerland, cookware manufacturer in Staines, near London from 1919 with retail shops in Tottenham Court Road and Charing Cross Road until 1980s, now in Ashford, Kent. Page at: Jaeggi.
Robert Riddles Jarvie started the Jarvie shop in downtown Chicago, USA around 1904 selling initially his arts and crafts copper and brass designs and later began working with silver and gold. The shop closed in 1920. (Ack. Chicagosilver website).
L C Jay & Son Ltd., Foundry in Norwich, East Anglia.
Henry Jenkins & Sons, Ltd., Unity Works, Vittoria St., Birmingham, stampers, spinners and tool makers from before 1867 until after 1950. This mark on a brass oiler.
Wm Teacher & Sons commissioned Henry Jenkins to make promotional ash trays that consisted of copper strip wrapped over a steel former. This mark is often found under them.
F Jennings, Brassfounder, White Lion Yard, Digbeth, Birmingham, trade card c1860
Jennings Bros. Precision model foundry, USA
John Jewsbury and Co. Ltd., 71, Broad St., also Soho Works, Western Road, Birmingham, cabinet brassware and brassfounders see: Pearson Page Jewsbury
John Pearson see Newlyn Copper
Jollyware Reproductions, Alfred Jolly & Son, Birmingham.
George Johnson (or Jonnson?) England. Mark cast in rear of decorative flying ducks. More information would be welcome. (Thanks to Tony Dunn)
Johnson & Ravey , cookware manufacturers absorbed by Benham in 1919. Benham
Jones & Willis, Porchester St, Birmingham 19, makers of ecclesiastical furnishings. They were originally Newton, Jones & Willis. Took over the Birmingham Guild in early 20th century. This mark under a set of a graduated size set of cast brass vases. Birmingham Guild
A E Jones, art coppersmith and silversmith, Birmingham. Details to be added.
Cyril E Jones, 59, Caroline St. Birmingham. Period furniture brasses and cabinet brassware. c1920s, taken over by Jewsbury in the 1930s.
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Jones Brothers & Co., Ablow St., Wolverhampton. Founded 1853, ceased production in the early 1930s. (Photo by Frank Sharman from the base of a brass jug)
Jones Brothers, Ironmongers, Down St., London W., c1832-c1900. Good quality copper cookware and medical sterilising copperware.
W. Jones, address not yet known, hardware including meat jacks.
Joymanco Brighton, Joymanco (Brighton) Ltd. Cambridge Grove, Wilbury Road, Hove Sussex, registered several patents during the years 1925-1933 (thanks to John Thompsett). Mark found on the handle of a flat backed 2 pint copper kettle.
JS&S – Joseph Sankey and Son. see Sankey
Just Anderson, Denmark, more information welcome.
JW/B – see Joseph Walker & Co. of Birmingham.
JW & S (Sons) – unknown mark on the rim of a large domestic copper copper. Possible answer on page Marks W