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  John Taylor 428 oz Silver Ingot Mold Top.JPG - JOHN TAYLOR & COMPANY 428 OZ SILVER MOLD - Iron gold and silver bar mold, marked JOHN TAYLOR & CO. and 428 OZ S on  top of mold, inside measurements 8 3/4 in. long by 4 1/16 in. across top and 3 in. deep, outside 13 5/8 in. by 5 9/16 in. wide by 3 in. high, weighs 23 lbs. [John Taylor & Co. of San Francisco, CA was a major supplier of assayer, mine and mill supplies during the California Gold Rush period. Established in 1852, the company first shows up in the 1852-53 San Francisco Business Directory as importers of chemical glassware and photographic supplies. By late 1865 John Taylor and James Page were listed as proprietors of the company which supplied chemical glassware and assayers supplies at 512-514 Washington St. San Francisco.  In 1872, John Taylor & Co. grew to include 512-518 Washington St.  The 1875 city directory lists John and his brother Henry as co-proprietors of the company that provided assayers materials, chemical glassware and mining supplies.  The company moved to locations at 118-120 Market St. and 15-17 California St. in 1880 and by 1885 they had moved again to 112-120 Pine St.  The company was incorporated in California in Oct. 1895 with John Taylor as president, Henry Taylor as vice president and L. Curran Clark as secretary treasurer.  At the time of incorporation the company had moved again to 63 First St. at the northeast corner of Mission St.  A June 1899 mining supply catalog, seventh edition, for the John Taylor & Co. is in the collections of the University of California Berkeley Library and is shown in the catalog section of my website (this mold is listed as item number 1681 and is listed as 800 oz. of gold and 428 oz. of silver on p 66 priced at $3.50); located in the Union Foundry Block, corner of First and Mission Streets, San Francisco, Taylor as well as J. Caire of San Francisco were major mining hardware suppliers that fueled the needs of the Mother Lode from the mid-1800s to early 1900s. John Taylor retired around 1902 and the company was sold in late 1902 to the F. W. Braun Company, noted elsewhere in my pics.]  
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John Taylor 428 oz Silver Ingot Mold Top | JOHN TAYLOR & COMPANY 428 OZ SILVER MOLD - Iron gold and silver bar mold, marked JOHN TAYLOR & CO. and 428 OZ S on top of mold, inside measurements 8 3/4 in. long by 4 1/16 in. across top and 3 in. deep, outside 13 5/8 in. by 5 9/16 in. wide by 3 in. high, weighs 23 lbs. [John Taylor & Co. of San Francisco, CA was a major supplier of assayer, mine and mill supplies during the California Gold Rush period. Established in 1852, the company first shows up in the 1852-53 San Francisco Business Directory as importers of chemical glassware and photographic supplies. By late 1865 John Taylor and James Page were listed as proprietors of the company which supplied chemical glassware and assayers supplies at 512-514 Washington St. San Francisco. In 1872, John Taylor & Co. grew to include 512-518 Washington St. The 1875 city directory lists John and his brother Henry as co-proprietors of the company that provided assayers materials, chemical glassware and mining supplies. The company moved to locations at 118-120 Market St. and 15-17 California St. in 1880 and by 1885 they had moved again to 112-120 Pine St. The company was incorporated in California in Oct. 1895 with John Taylor as president, Henry Taylor as vice president and L. Curran Clark as secretary treasurer. At the time of incorporation the company had moved again to 63 First St. at the northeast corner of Mission St. A June 1899 mining supply catalog, seventh edition, for the John Taylor & Co. is in the collections of the University of California Berkeley Library and is shown in the catalog section of my website (this mold is listed as item number 1681 and is listed as 800 oz. of gold and 428 oz. of silver on p 66 priced at $3.50); located in the Union Foundry Block, corner of First and Mission Streets, San Francisco, Taylor as well as J. Caire of San Francisco were major mining hardware suppliers that fueled the needs of the Mother Lode from the mid-1800s to early 1900s. John Taylor retired around 1902 and the company was sold in late 1902 to the F. W. Braun Company, noted elsewhere in my pics.] Download Original Image
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