a guide to help you value antique sterling silver

How to Sell Silver: 13 Steps (with Pictures)

Feb 16 2020Figuring out what type of silver you have will help you choose a strategy for selling it Most silver is either a bullion coin rare coin or collectible scrap silver (which includes rounds and bars) sterling or flatware or junk silver If you have more than one kind of silver separate them so that you can find a seller for each one

Shop Towle Silver Patterns

Silver Plumes (Sterling 1939 No Monograms) View Pattern ia Carvel (Sterling 1919 No Monograms) Beaded Antique Gold(Stainless Gold Accent Gls) View Pattern Chelmsford (Stainless Satinhdl Glossy) Pattern Identification Help Find This For Me Restoration and Repair Other Services 1-800-REPLACE | My Account

Online Encyclopedia of Silver Marks Hallmarks Makers' Marks

925-1000 is the most extensive internet resource for research of Silver Marks Hallmarks Trademarks Maker's Marks found on Antique and Vintage silver The site's main focus is the silver markings used on vintage and antique sterling and coin silver for those of you interested in silverplate trademarks we have now added a large section

How to Identify and Determine the Value of your Silver

The first step in identifying and establishing the value of silver is to ascertain whether the piece is silver or silver-plated Sterling silver objects are made of 92 5% silver and 7 5% other metals usually copper A silver-plated piece is simply a base metal that is coated with silver so while something may shine like silver don't let it fool you Unfortunately silver-plated items hold

Shop Towle Silver Patterns

Silver Plumes (Sterling 1939 No Monograms) View Pattern ia Carvel (Sterling 1919 No Monograms) Beaded Antique Gold(Stainless Gold Accent Gls) View Pattern Chelmsford (Stainless Satinhdl Glossy) Pattern Identification Help Find This For Me Restoration and Repair Other Services 1-800-REPLACE | My Account

Value of Sterling Flatware

Apr 12 2017Sterling flatware is made from a 92 5 percent pure grade of silver Although silver plate flatware might look similar to sterling items at first sight their value is far less because of the lower percentage of silver Values for sterling flatware vary widely but a

Tips for Selling your Sterling Silver Flatware

Jan 15 2018If you determine that your set is sterling silver flatware then you must dig a little deeper to get a better idea of the set's true value Finding the Value of Your Sterling Silver Flatware Just because your flatware is sterling silver does not mean it is worth a lot of money

A Guide to British Sterling Silver Hallmarks

Oct 22 2019British sterling silver hallmarks help to identify the maker and year of manufacture of sterling silver items produced by Great Britain Understanding and learning to recognize these marks can help you avoid costly mistakes in both the purchase and sale of antique English silver

Sterling Silver Flatware Price Guide and Appraisal Guide

About the iGuide?Sterling Silver Flatware Price Guide Searching for Sterling Silver Flatware market values? You have come to the right place! IGuide?is proud to host the online Sterling Silver Flatware Price Guide The price guide is maintained by Jon R Warren whose price guide books have been the authority on collectibles values since 1985

US Sterling Silver Antiques for sale

Antique silver objects are very collectible highly decorative and can help to reveal something of a bygone era Whether you appreciate the beauty of solid silver or are a collector of hallmarks there is a wide variety of solid silver objects available

How to Appraise Sterling Silverware

Your grandmother's silverware has sentimental value but the monetary value of the sterling silver may increase your appreciation if you receive it as a gift or inheritance The silver content of the set determines the worth for insurance coverage but some designs appreciate more than the silver scrap value

Silverplated Flatware An Identification and Value Guide

This is simply the best reference for silverplated flatware identification I find value guides to be worthless no matter what the product is If you are looking for present values go to eBay If you are looking to identify silverplated flatware by manufacturer or by name

Silver Plated Price/Value Guide Valuations FREE Sales

Browse FREE Silver Plated Price/Value Guide FIND 1000s of Silver Plated Antiques Vintage and Collectors items with their Price Guide See TODAY's Silver Plated for SALE BEST OFFERS and Auctions plus Expert Appraisals/Valuations FREE sales advice and brokerage services FREE sale prices values wish list and more - FIND 150+ Specialist categories | Bath Antiques Online - Buy Sell Value!

Silver: A Collecting Guide

Silver has traditionally been central to decorating the table for a dinner or banquet Today's collectors tend to use silver either to create stylishly-set modern tables decorated with one or two carefully chosen works matched with modern objects or to emulate the styles of the 18th and 19th centuries with ornate centrepieces tureens and candlesticks often laden with fruit and flowers

A Quick Guide to Valuing Antique Silverware

Jan 23 2020Sterling Silver or Silverplate Valuable Antique Silverware comes in two types Silver plate and Sterling silver These are quite easy to identify Silverplated silverware is made of a base metal that is then coated with silver This silver coating gives it a beautiful appearance but costs much less than Sterling silver

Confusing Marks on Sterling Silver and Silver Plate

Confusing Marks on Sterling Silver and Silver Plate Marks on precious metals have been regulated by law since ancient times From pharaohs Roman emperors and continuing today fineness or standard marks have been used to guarantee minimum amounts

Everything You Need to Know About Identifying Silver

You can find many different kinds of silver in the marketplace today Some of the oldest American silver is coin which contains at least 89 2 percent of silver if it was made between 1792 to 1837 an amount set by the U S Mint after the American Revolution-which rose to 90 percent in the years after 1837

US Sterling Silver Antiques for sale

Antique silver objects are very collectible highly decorative and can help to reveal something of a bygone era Whether you appreciate the beauty of solid silver or are a collector of hallmarks there is a wide variety of solid silver objects available

How Much Is Gold

Apr 23 2018If you like to go hunting for sterling silver or silver-plated tableware you already know that the items you find at antique stores and estate sales usually fall into these two categories Solid sterling-silver flatware which sells for high prices Sets of sterling tableware sell for top dollar especially if they were made by a reputable manufacturer like Gorham or Lunt

Vintage Marcasite Sterling Silver

With the recent rise in the price of silver this old jewelry has more value Some of that old junk jewelry in your mother's or grandmother's drawers may have more value than you thought We built this website to help visitors identify value and purchase or sell vintage Marcasite jewelry

How to Tell If Your Jewelry is Valuable

The monetary value of jewelry is all over the place Things we might think are so valuable can be worth mere dollars and others that look like a simple chain are worth thousands Common silver hallmarks include 925 Silver 800 Sterling There are so many different hallmarks but the fact that your jewelry has a hallmark at all is usually

How to Value Silver Pieces of Serving Ware

Apr 12 2017If you have been unable to identify the silver maker look through books that include many manufacturers and try to match your piece to what you find Two general silver collecting guidebooks are "Warman's Sterling Silver Flatware: Value Identification Guide" by Phil Dreis and "Understanding Antique Silver Plate" by Stephen J Helliwell

How Much Is Your Hand

Mar 15 2011If your silverware is "sterling " we're happy to help you remelt it to capture the value of it but if it's in good condition you may get better value at auction or with a collector Tagged history of silver silver plated flatware silver recycling sterling flatware

Online Encyclopedia of Silver Marks Hallmarks Makers' Marks

925-1000 is the most extensive internet resource for research of Silver Marks Hallmarks Trademarks Maker's Marks found on Antique and Vintage silver The site's main focus is the silver markings used on vintage and antique sterling and coin silver for those of you interested in silverplate trademarks we have now added a large section

Online Encyclopedia of Silver Marks Hallmarks Makers' Marks

925-1000 is the most extensive internet resource for research of Silver Marks Hallmarks Trademarks Maker's Marks found on Antique and Vintage silver The site's main focus is the silver markings used on vintage and antique sterling and coin silver for those of you interested in silverplate trademarks we have now added a large section

How Do You Find the Value of Silver

Apr 07 2020Silver-plated flatware generally only has value as antiques so consulting an antique pricing guide is the best way to determine the potential value of a set Silver-plated flatware does not contain enough silver to be of interest to silver dealers to melt it down to recover its silver content

Pricing your spoon (spoon value)

Spoon Values Since most of the inquiries I have received have to do with What is my spoon worth? I have decided to add a few comments to help you determine that for yourself Sterling silver souvenir spoons range in price from $5 to $2500 THE VAST MAJORITY of spoons are less than $60 and a very high percentage sell for less than $30 Many of the spoons pictured at this site would sell for

Sterling silver flatware guide

Sterling Silver Flatware Guide One of the best reasons to own sterling silverware is the wide variety of unusual serving pieces that are available Sure you probably could get away with using your Tomato Server to serve asparagus but if you invite us to dinner and do that we might frown in displeasure!