Galt Bros.

Country

City

Alexandria VA, Washington DC

Era

e. 1801-2001

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Description

Founder: James Galt

Specialties:

  • Pistols, swords, silverware, jewelry and medals.

1825:

  • Pennsylvania Ave. at 9th.

Clientele:

  • Many Presidents beginning with Thomas Jefferson, Mary Todd Lincoln and many government notables.

1908:

  • Edith Bolling Galt inherited the company.

1934:

  • William H. Wright ran the firm
  • Moved to 607 13th St. NW
  • Specialized in Gorham Silver, Tiffany China and Jewelry of their own design.

1940-1979:

  • Lena M. Black Became President
  • Followed by Edward W. Hall.

2001:

  • Shop Closed.