|Silber & Fleming
Albert Marcius Silber
Location and period of operation:
Sibler & Fleming
|Albert Marcius Silber was
born in Schleswig-Holstein, North Germany, in 1833. He came to England in 1854, and, in conjunction with
Nobel Hutchinson Fleming as a junior partner established a business as
'Merchants, Commission Agents and Buyers.
Silber and Fleming's New Wholesale Warehouses,
The Illustrated London News, 11 October 1884.
Silber and Fleming
Illustrated Pattern Book
English China & Earthenware
one of the
trade marks of Silber & Fleming was the
letters AMS inside a rope knot
this mark would often be used on
and silverware produced for them
"These initials, AMS
occur in a bow knot type outline, on a dinner service made by Wedgwood & Co of Tunstall.
This service bears the registration mark for June 1880. The initials probably relate to the retailer."
cups bearing the AMS trade mark
plate produced to commemorate the
Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1887
Silber & Fleming Ltd
57 Wood St
although there is no manufacturer mark
on the plate the registration number 613164 tells us that the design was
registered by Wallis Gimson & Co.
of Fenton on the
This stand has both the AMS mark and the manufacturers mark of Powell, Bishop & Stonier
small vase with impressed AMS mark
the manufacturer is unknown
photos courtesy: Casey Prast
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