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"Because I am crazy, I decided to see what jewelery I could find of theirs, out there on the world wide web. Here's what I found:" JRN

ROBINSON & McKEWAN

Manufacturing Jewellers

William Joseph Robinson

&

Arthur George McKewan

45 FREDERICK STREET

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND 

R&M
R&M

EST. 1870 to 1890

A superb

'Queen Victoria 1887

Golden Jubilee large

hollow silver and enamel commemorative brooch',

the reverse bearing Birmingham hallmarks

for 1886 and

with maker's details

"R & M"

(Robinson & McKewan, Birmingham.).

Very good condition,

retaining original pin fittings.
Height 36mm.

And another description:

Queen Victoria 1887 Golden Jubilee Hallmarked Silver & Enamel Royalty Brooch

by Robinson & McKewan, Birmingham.

Antique Sterling Silver LOUIE Name Brooch Pin 1888

by Robinson & McKewan, Birmingham.
 

Solid Silver & Enamel Victorian 1887 Golden Jubilee Brooch !886

by Robinson & McKewan, Birmingham.

 

925 Sterling silver brooch

with 9ct finish to flowers.

Hallmark Birmingham assay office 1889.

Sponsor mark M&R.

Made by Robinson & McKewan

(William Robinson & Arthur George McKewan.

34mm x 22mm. total weight = 3.27 grams

ROBINSON & McKEWAN 1884

FIGURED STERLING BROOCH 1 1/2"

HOCKLEY STREET

1884 Robinson & McKewan figured brooch

ROBINSON AND McKEWAN 1884

Silver snuff box and cheroot cutter. 

4.5 cm, w 3cm , d 1cm

ROBINSON AND McKEWAN 1884  Silver snuff box and cheroot cutter.   4.5 cm, w 3cm , d 1cm

Man's frock coat. Chas. Baker & Co. 1880

 1885

 Robinson & McKewan

ROBINSON & McKEWAN 1876

SILVER VESTA CASE

VICTORIAN MATCH SAFE with engraved Kate Greenway scene and initials in a floral cartouche.

4cm x 3.3 cm x 1.4. .75 troy oz. 

ROBINSON & McKEWAN 1884

SILVER COMBINATION SNUFF BOX WITH SIGAR CUTTER with engraved "WBBC to HW Jan 15th 1910".

2 oz. 

ROBINSON & McKEWAN 1883

Robinson & McKewan
Robinson & McKewan
Robinson & McKewan
Robinson & McKewan
Robinson & McKewan

Learn about hallmarks in the National Archives, click here.

The lion =purity, the anchor on its side=gold assayed in Birmingham.

A standing anchor-silver assayed in Birmingham.

The Anchor is the mark of Birmingham.

Robinson & McKewan
Robinson & McKewan

ROBINSON AND McKEWAN 1886

SILVER ENAMEL BROOCH PIN

ROBINSON AND McKEWAN 1880  Silver and 9ct Gold Locket  4.74 X 3.75X X.6 cm.  ​

ROBINSON AND McKEWAN 1880

Silver and 9ct Gold Locket

4.74 X 3.75X X.6 cm.

1879

Burges Washstand

at the V&A.

Robinson & McKewan
Robinson & McKewan

ROBINSON & McKEWAN 1893

9K Gold Etruscan RevealStyle Bar Pin,

3/8 x 1 5/8. 2.8 grams.

Robinson & McKewan

ROBINSON AND McKEWAN 1892/3

Silver Bar Brooch

1893

9Ct Gold and Amethyst Pin​ with three bery bright stones.

43mm. 3.45 weight.

1887

Maud Robinson

William Joseph Robinson's daughter-in-law, Maud Amelia Sherwood Robinson Robinson. Wearing what I have to assume is one of their pieces. JRN

Robinson & McKewan
Robinson & McKewan

ROBINSON AND McKEWAN 1866

Fine Antique Victorian Silver Brooch

ROBINSON AND McKEWAN 

Silver Oval Brooch

R&M silver brooch
Robinson & McKewan

ROBINSON

AND

McKEWAN

1884

Silver Horse

Riding Hunting 

Brooch

B'ham

1885

Silver Novelty Perfume Scent Bottle 

Modeled as a miniature champagne bottle with hinged cover. 

6cm high; 25gram weight.

Robinson & McKewan
Robinson & McKewan

"Large Victorian Silver Locket with full hallmark for Birmingham 1892. 

 

 Maker's mark is 'R & M', William Robinson and Arthur George McKewan who traded between 1880 and 1892 in Hockley Street Birmingham. 

 

 Locket weighs 11g on my kitchen scales. 

 

Length including bale is 60mm and width is 35 mm approx."

(found on ebay)

Robinson & McKewan
Robinson & McKewan
Robinson & McKewan

BEFORE 1880, R & M WAS LOCATED AT
136 HOCKLEY HILL

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND 
1880 AND EARLIER

Robinson & McKewan
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