In operation 1893-1911
Sanitary and druggists’ ware (Lee 1895)
Sanitary and druggist earthenware (Industrial Directory 1906)
Sanitary earthenware (Industrial Directory 1909)
Plumbers’ and druggists’ items (Robinson and Feeny 1980:53)
“Bellmark was founded in 1893 by Sidney, Robert and Hughes Oliphant. They manufactured plumbers’ and druggists items.”
— Robinson, Dorothy and Bill Feeny. 1980. The Official Price Guide to American Pottery & Porcelain. House of Collectibles, Orlando, Florida.
Lee, Francis B. 1895. History of Trenton, New Jersey. F.T. Smiley & Company, Trenton, New Jersey.
Bellmark Pottery Company. 1899. Sanitary Earthenware. Trenton, New Jersey.
Harney, W.J. 1929. “Trenton’s First Potteries.” Sunday Times Advertiser, July 7, 14, 21 and 28, 1929.
Robinson, Dorothy and Bill Feeny. 1980. The Official Price Guide to American Pottery & Porcelain. House of Collectibles, Orlando, Florida.
Lehner, Lois. 1988. Lehner’s Encyclopedia of U.S. Marks on Pottery, Porcelain & Clay. Collector Books, Paducah, Kentucky.
Other firms at this site:
Bellmark Pottery Company
Block and Lot:
46F/2; 230E/176, 291
Historic Street Address:
New York Avenue and Sylvester; 316 New York Avenue; 430 New York Avenue
City of Trenton
Lathrop, J. M. 1905. Atlas of the City of Trenton and Borough of Princeton. A.H. Mueller & Company, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Plate 9: shown as “Bellmark Pottery”)
Sanborn Map Company. 1908. Insurance Maps of the City of Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, Volume 1. Sanborn Map Company, New York, New York. (Vol. 1, plate 44: shown as “Bellmark Pottery”)