HISTORY AND MARKS OF THE COMPANY. Hayes to learn jewelry trade specializing as a watchmaker.
In 1839 Caldwell opened his own shop in Philadelphia. In 1843 he entered in partnership with Bennett acting under the style Bennett & Caldwell. In 1848 Bennett died and John C. Farr replaced him as partner.Caldwell & Co and later J. Emmett Caldwell (the same name of his grandparent). The firm moved several times as it continually expanded, finally settling at 902 Chestnut Street in 1868. The firm acquired a National reputation through the awards obtained in competition with the leading silversmiths of the country for the State silver services presented to battleships and cruisers of the US Navy. In addition the firm has planned and designed many other public memorials and prize cups for important Meet and Show held in or near Philadelphia.
They exhibited at the Centennial International Exhibition of 1876 in Philadelphia which was the first official World's Fair to be held in the United States. In 1952 Austïon Homer became president of the company and the following year began an ambitious store expansion programme.A second branch was opened in the Hotel DuPont in Wilmington, Delaware with others following including Princeton, King of Prussia and New Jersey. After several changes of ownership Carlyle & Co. Jewelry retailer, bought Caldwell in 1992 from its parent company, which was operating under bankruptcy court protection and a sad decline in fortune, the flagship store closed in 2003 followed by the remaining branches in 2009. James E, Caldwell 1839 - 1843. Bennett & Caldwell 1843 - 1848. Caldwell & Co 1848 - date unknown. Caldwell Co date unknown - bought by Carlyle & Co. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.
925)\Other Antique Sterling Silver". The seller is "anianj" and is located in this country: US.This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Republic of Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Vietnam, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Jamaica.Caldwell & Co