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Silver Antique And Collectible


Silver Antique And Collectible

Anything old and silver! Both Sterling and Plate.

Members: 196
Latest Activity: Jul 18, 2019

resources for researching sterling and silver plate - patterns and more

http://www.sterlingshop.com/ - The silver shop

http://marks4antiques.com/ - Id Silver - sterling and plate marks

http://spoonplanet.com/ - The spoon Museum

http://www.leopardantiques.com/object/stock/list/category_uid/3 - Leopards Antique silver flatware

http://www.abesilverman.com/SilverFlatware2.html - Abe Silverman's Antique Shop

http://lizjewel.com/silver/place-serving-sizes.htm - And Excellent site to identify and to purchase replacement silver, both sterling and plated pieces.

Here are some good places to get you started in researching your silver and silverplate pieces, both flatware, Hollow ware, and spoons.

Discussion Forum

What IS this sterling silver item? 6 Replies

Started by Eleanor Price. Last reply by Eleanor Price Jul 18, 2019.

Please help identify this Sterling Silver Pail/Bucket. 2 Replies

Started by Linda Long. Last reply by Molly Apr 25, 2019.

Old Books About Silverplate - Various

Started by Zeke Feb 13, 2019.

Storing Silverplate 2 Replies

Started by Chris Pollock. Last reply by Chris Pollock Jan 29, 2019.

Solid Sterling Silver Serving Spoon With NO Markings 4 Replies

Started by Naomi Buckingham. Last reply by Naomi Buckingham Jan 2, 2018.

Antique Flatware 1 Reply

Started by S M. Last reply by Liz Bryman Nov 15, 2017.

Double Swan Oval Silver Bowl 8 Replies

Started by Liz Bryman. Last reply by Liz Bryman Jun 2, 2017.

help on antique 3 Replies

Started by katherina martindale. Last reply by katherina martindale Feb 19, 2017.

ARGTO / 1000 Need help please... Winged Dragon Footed Bowl 7 Replies

Started by Lisa Dangelo. Last reply by Lisa Dangelo Feb 17, 2015.

Stumped..."WEBSTER MFG CO" Housemark with Portait? Pedestal Basket Eng. "Buckingham" 2 Replies

Started by Lisa Dangelo. Last reply by Lisa Dangelo Jan 25, 2015.

Silver pickle fork 1 Reply

Started by Lillian Dunbar. Last reply by vicki hufstetler Oct 12, 2014.

Date and pattern for this "1847 Rogers Bros." flatware? 2 Replies

Started by Bradley. Last reply by Bradley Sep 24, 2014.

Crescent Silver Art Deco Set? 6 Replies

Started by GracefulAntiquesVtg. Last reply by House of Charm Antiques Southinc Sep 1, 2014.

Help ID Hallmark on Silverplate Footed Domed Butter Dish 2 Replies

Started by Michelle Eagle. Last reply by Michelle Eagle Aug 3, 2014.

brass chandelier with capodimonte roses made in spain 3 Replies

Started by Debbra Sibbet. Last reply by Oralei May 11, 2014.

Can anyone ID these Spoons 2 Replies

Started by robin kelly. Last reply by Denise Murdock Apr 20, 2014.

Very old silver flatware 2 Replies

Started by Denise Murdock. Last reply by Denise Murdock Apr 19, 2014.

Rare Fork 5 Replies

Started by Michelle Eagle. Last reply by 0zk27d1vv0zud Jan 15, 2014.

Comment Wall


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Comment by lundy'antiques/collectables on December 2, 2015 at 9:04pm

hi all  anyone on that may know anything about my spoon   thanks

Comment by lundy'antiques/collectables on November 29, 2015 at 12:12am

hi ,  would anyone know the age or value  thank you 5 inch 900 silver spoon  thank you

Comment by Donna Sullivan on May 22, 2015 at 10:35pm

I am wondering if I could possibly get some help with dating this piece? I had been told that it was probably 1930 due to the C.S. 30 on the bottom, but I have found new information that the number in the little box on the left is the correct dating digits to go by. In this case, 15 which would mean 1915. What do you think? 

Comment by Donna Sullivan on May 22, 2015 at 7:53pm

Thank you Vicki, I appreciate the speedy response and your help!

That is very interesting and makes perfect sense! Thanks again.


Comment by vicki hufstetler on May 22, 2015 at 7:41pm

Hi Donna, I think your pretty sugar bowl would not have a formal Pattern name. Rather it would be a "special order" made by Int' Silver for the "Casperilla" - in Boca Grande FL. 

Most silver companies made "industrial" or "Custom" versions of their items for places like Hotels, restaurants and even Golf Courses! I should think yours would be one of those. 

It's a nice one too! 

Comment by Donna Sullivan on May 22, 2015 at 7:32pm

I would like to know the pattern name on this International Silver sugar bowl. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!

Comment by House of Charm Antiques Southinc on May 22, 2015 at 7:16pm

everywhere, big boxes, hardware maybe grocery store also...

Comment by vicki hufstetler on May 22, 2015 at 7:11pm

Well Thank you Charm, I think I need to invest in some Weimann's polish then? I really like the idea of a seal to keep tarnish out!

Do you have a link? or just visit a hardware store? Thanks again!

Comment by House of Charm Antiques Southinc on May 22, 2015 at 6:08pm

Other polishes from least to more abrasive: Weimann's; Wrights; Howard(I like as it has an ammonia-like chemical that really hits the black tarnish. Weimann's has an anti-oxidative seal also.

Comment by vicki hufstetler on May 22, 2015 at 5:50pm

Hi Jennifer, NEVER use tarnex. It's very dangerous for you, and it will kill your silver to! Both Sterling and plate!

Instead, get yourself some good silver or all metals polish. I like Maas or Chromex myself. Most good hardware stores will carry one or the other.

Wear gloves, and have a stack of rags at the ready. Put the polish on a small section at a time, and just wipe off the tarnish using the rags. It's totally safe and not very difficult. It may take more than one try to remove all tarnish, if it's heavy.

Silver is ALWAYS better clean! It is the only metal that does not require patina for age. So do clean your pieces, just DON'T use Tarnex please! :)

The best way to keep your silver clean is by using it on a regular basis, if your going to display it. Or  by keeping it away from oxygen, if your putting it away. There are Silver keepers fabric covers available, if your wanting to store your pieces. They look sorta like velvet and you just place your items in the cover, and put it away until you wish to use it.

Most silver flatware boxes have a lining in this material, and many silver jewelry pieces come with a bag/case with this material also. Some folks use plastic wrap over there pieces when storing it to. It's not as effective, but its better than nothing! Hope this helps you!


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