CARRIAGE TRADE: Standing Straight at Tiffany's

In all the history of U.S. business, few trade names have reached a loftier eminence than Tiffany's. For a century the name of Manhattan's famed jeweler has stood as a sterling symbol of quality and good taste. During all its 118 years it has been owned and managed by the families of Founder Charles Lewis Tiffany and an early partner, Silversmith Edward C. Moore. Thus, when Manhattan Real Estate Operator Irving Maidman and Bulova Watch Co. talked of taking over Tiffany's and replacing its genteel tradition with the code of the hard...

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