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Image Source:  Music Trade Review c.1918 I was led to this manufacturer by MugWumps list on American instrument manufacturers  and was inter...

Silvertone Violin Manufacturing Company


Image Source: Music Trade Review c.1918

I was led to this manufacturer by MugWumps list on American instrument manufacturers and was interested because of its tie to St Louis.

1918 Gould's St Louis City Directory
Image Credit: St Louis Mercantile Library


They did not appear in the 1917 or 1919 city directories so its likely that the business started up, had a fire, and the owners promptly left the industry. The original building is no longer standing