Here you will find a reference site of antique silver (among other materials) bookmarks. There are over 1200 pieces and are displayed with an interactive catalog where all bookmarks are numbered and can be seen enlarged with a picture of any hallmark they may have. Browse by number, group, material, origin, manufacturer, shape, style or date or search by text.
This bookmark was made in the US by Whitehead & Hoag of Newark, NJ. It is an advertising bookmark for the G. W. Herrick & Co. women's shoes. The flower on top is a rose with its bottom petal cutout for the second blade. On the back is a calendar for May 1901 to April 1902. It also says "We manufacture our own shoes." The date is 1901.
This bookmark was made in the US by the Whitehead and Hoag Co. of Newark, NJ. It is a celluloid advertising bookmark for Libby, McNeill & Libby and a souvenir of the Pan-American Expostion of 1901, in Buffalo, NY. The flower on top is a rose with its bottom petal cutout for the second blade. The back has a trade mark picture of a steer with eagles wings. It has a list of their food products.
This bookmark was made in Norway by David Andersen. It is marked 925 and the makers hallmark. The top has a shield of red enamel with a lion passant and a crown on top. It is finished in a gold wash. The date is 1910 - 1920.
This bookmark is made in the US by Gorham. It is marked with the makers hallmark and B126. The top blade is an art nouveau design with green enamel that almost looks like a fish. The entire bookmark is finished in a gold wash. The date is 1869.