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Revision as of 13:39, 26 March 2013

Shreve & Co.

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Shreve & Co.
George Shreve
(1828-1893)
e.1852
San Francisco
1852
• George and nephew Samuel sailed for the California gold rush.
• Established a jewelry business upon arrival.
• After Samuel’s death George Shreve went on to develop Shreve & Co. into the finest jewelry establishment in the west.

1906 Moved to the new earthquake-proof building at the corner of Post and Grant streets.

Silver and decorative items for the home as well as jewelry.
Lang Antiques
Lang Antiques