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In its various editions, this is probably the most widely used reference for identifying American silver marks. This earlier edition has some of the marks shown as hand-drawn illustrations (mostly taken, uncredited, from other earlier publications), so one can sometimes get a better idea of the details of the marks; the later edition adds more silversmiths, but changes the marks to plain set type so you lose that. The problem is that it has many mistakes, misattributions, poorly rendered marks, ...more