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Re: W. Pitkin a Silversmith?
Posted by: D. Pitkin Date: December 24, 2000 at 00:19:24
In Reply to: W. Pitkin a Silversmith? by Dean Zeilon of 117

John Owen Pitkin began manufacturing silverware in 1826. His brother Walter joined him as a partner in 1830 and took over this business in 1840. Their products were sold primarily at the Pitkin store in Hartford and were manufactured until the factory was destroyed in a fire on Feb. 2nd, 1880


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