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W. S. Aaron

Altoona, PE

Found on a Michigan Chair Co. rocker, shop mark at bottom left

 

Adams & Co.

Lowell, MA

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Found on a Mission drop front desk, and found on a Macey stacking bookcase

 

H. S. Barney Co.

Schenectady, NY

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Found on a Lifetime bookcase

 

Bowditch Furniture Co.

New Haven, CT

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Found on an H.P Robertson book stand

 

Denver Dry Goods Co.

Denver, CO

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Found on a Gustav Stickley sideboard

 

Edwards Co.

Portland, OR

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Found on a Mission library table

 

Foster, Adams, & ?

Boston, MA

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Found on a Mission daybed

 

Foster & Wiley Co.

Boston, MA

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Found on a Gustav Stickley small table

 

Hampson-Mintie Furniture Co.

Waterbury, CT

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Two tags found on a Charles Limbert tea table; over stamp of brand mark shown in first example

 

F. F. Hansell & Bro. Ltd.

New Orleans, LA

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Found on a Globe Wernicke stacking bookcase

 

Hegel Furniture Co.

New Haven, CT

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Found on a hall tree, bench, and mirror combination piece “THE HEGEL FURNITURE CO. / FURNITURE CARPETS & RUGS / HERALD RANGES / LARGE ASSORTMENT AT LOWEST PRICES / NEW HAVEN CONNETICUT”

 

Hertsmann-Tucker Furniture Company

New York, NY

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Found on a Shop of the Crafters desk

 

Hunt Wilkinson & Co.

Philadelphia, PA

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Found on a Gustav Stickley Harvey Ellis chair

 

Jones and Luberger (Jones-Luberger Pratt Co.)

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Found on a Mission bookcase

 

Kaplans Furniture Bazaar

Scranton, PA

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Found on matching Mission arm chair and rocker

 

Lewis & Conger

New York, NY

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Found on a large Mission library table

 

Long Beach Sash and Door Co.

Long Beach, CA

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Found on a Mission library table

 

Macey Morris Co.

Boston, MA

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Found on a L. & J.G. Stickley settle

 

Mandel Brothers

Chicago, IL

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Found on a small Mission table, and metal tag found on a Charles Limbert Morris chair

 

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Metal tag found on a Charles Limbert bookcase

 

A. D. Matthews Sons

Brooklyn, NY

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Found on a Mission tabouret

 

Robert Mitchell Furniture Co.

Cincinnati, OH

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Found on a Gustav Stickley V-back rocker, reseller and a manufacturer (also see listing in American Makers section for Robert Mitchell)

 

Montgomery Ward & Co.

Chicago, IL

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Montgomery Ward was probably the next biggest mail order and department store American retailer after Sears Roebuck. Other familiar names such as Macy’s and Spiegel May Stern followed in size. Furniture sections existed in regular seasonal catalogs for each of these companies but like Sears, Montgomery Ward occasionally issued a specialty furniture catalog; 1905 Atlantic Coast and 1906 ‘South Atlantic States’ versions shown above.

 

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Centre spread from a Montgomery Ward home plans catalog, ca. 1915

 

Morris & Butler Furniture

Boston, MA

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Found on a Charles Limbert side chair; Limbert brand also shown, and found on a Charles Limbert lamp table; Limbert brand also shown

 

Morris, Murch & Butler

Boston, MA

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Found on a Mission lamp table

 

C. Niss & Sons

Milwaukee, WI

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Found on a Stickley Brothers armchair, and found on a rocking chair with combined Barber Brothers and Lifetime shop marks

 

Rice & Kelly

Pittsfield, MA

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Found on a Mission dining chair

 

Rothschild & Company

Chicago, IL

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Found on a Mission library table

 

Sears Roebuck Co.

Chicago, IL

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Sears Roebuck Co. was probably the biggest period mail order and department store American retailer of Mission style furniture for many years, and occasionally they released specialty catalogs just for furniture that covered all period styles; 1905 and 1907 examples shown above.

 

Stern Brothers

New York, NY

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Found on a Charles Limbert settle

 

Charles J. Stones Furniture Company

Newburgh, NY

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Found on a J.M. Young settle

 

J.B. Van Sciver Co.

Camden, NJ

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Found on a Royal Chair Co. Morris chair (also see listing in American Makers section for J.B. Van Sciver)

 

Unknown American Retailers

 

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Unidentified retailer from Grand Rapids, found on a Mission china cabinet

 

 

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