Climax Porcelain Company

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In operation    1917-1920

Wares

electrical porcelain (Industrial Directory 1918)

Notes

“In 1886, the Providential Tile Works at Enterprise Avenue and Cherry Street was in operation. In 1920 this became the Climax Porcelain Works, and later became the Trumbull Electrical Manufacturing Company.” 

— Harney, W.J. 1929. “Trenton’s First Potteries.” Sunday Times Advertiser, July 7, 14, 21 and 28, 1929.

Selected References

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.

Quigley, M.A. and D.E. Collier. 1984.  A Capital Place: The Story of Trenton.  Historical Society and Windsor Publications, Inc., Woodland Hills, California.

Lehner, Lois 1988.  Lehner’s Encyclopedia of U.S. Marks on Pottery, Porcelain & Clay.  Collector Books, Paducah, Kentucky.

Other Names

Climax Porcelain Company

Block and Lot:
209B/1184

Historic Street Address:
Enterprise Avenue near Cherry Street; 150 Enterprise Avenue

Municipality:
City of Trenton