Business & Finance: Mergers: Jan. 14, 1929

Gold, Silver, Jewels. In Manhattan, in 1810, when Fifth Avenue was a woodsy suburb, Messrs. Isaac Marquand and Erastus Barton opened a jewelry shop at No. 166 Broadway. A descendant of this store may be seen today in Palm Beach, in Paris, in Manhattan (on Fifth Avenue). The name is now Black, Starr & Frost. Black, Starr & Frost fashioned the Davis Cup for the U. S. Lawn Tennis Association, and for U. S. and European ladies many a rare jewel, notably a $685,000 pink pearl necklace.

Likewise on Fifth Avenue, and just one...

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