Ash Trays – Sterling Silver


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Antique Meriden Britannia STERLING 925 Ash Tray Approx 53 Grams
Antique Meriden Britannia STERLING 925 Ash Tray Approx 53 Grams
$49.99
Vintage Sanborns Mexico Sterling Silver Clam Shell Ash Tray Salt Cellar
Vintage Sanborns Mexico Sterling Silver Clam Shell Ash Tray Salt Cellar
$53.99
CUT GLASS AND STERLING SILVER SWAN CIGARETTE DISH AND ASH TRAY SET
CUT GLASS AND STERLING SILVER SWAN CIGARETTE DISH AND ASH TRAY SET
$150.00
A PAIR OF STERLING SILVER MATCH BOX COVER PLUS PAIR OF ASH TRAY
A PAIR OF STERLING SILVER MATCH BOX COVER PLUS PAIR OF ASH TRAY
$99.00
A PAIR OF STERLING SILVER MATCH BOX COVER PLUS PAIR OF ASH TRAY
A PAIR OF STERLING SILVER MATCH BOX COVER PLUS PAIR OF ASH TRAY
$99.00
Vintage Mid Century Sanborns Mexico Sterling Silver Ashtray Lot of 3 RR
Vintage Mid Century Sanborns Mexico Sterling Silver Ashtray Lot of 3 RR
$249.99
Vintage Vitoria Spain Coat of Arms Solid Silver Pin Coin Ash Tray Dish
Vintage Vitoria Spain Coat of Arms Solid Silver Pin Coin Ash Tray Dish
$57.86
VINTAGE 925 STERLING SILVER FOOTED ASHTRAY AESTHETIC SHELL DESIGN MACIEL MEXICO
VINTAGE 925 STERLING SILVER FOOTED ASHTRAY AESTHETIC SHELL DESIGN MACIEL MEXICO
$57.99
ANTIQUE ARTS  CRAFTS Sterling on Bronze Era Ashtray MATCH HOLDER AUTO DETAIL
ANTIQUE ARTS CRAFTS Sterling on Bronze Era Ashtray MATCH HOLDER AUTO DETAIL
$89.99
Antique Arts  Craft Sterling Silver Art Silver Shop Hand Hammered Ashtray 1918
Antique Arts Craft Sterling Silver Art Silver Shop Hand Hammered Ashtray 1918
$185.00
Vintage Mexico Plateria Alameda Juarez 58 Sterling Silver 1943 Peso Ashtray
Vintage Mexico Plateria Alameda Juarez 58 Sterling Silver 1943 Peso Ashtray
$118.00
Art Deco Webste Company Sterling Silver Combo Ashtray  Cigarette Holder
Art Deco Webste Company Sterling Silver Combo Ashtray Cigarette Holder
$88.00
Salvador de la Serna Mexican Sterling Silver Ash Tray No Monograms
Salvador de la Serna Mexican Sterling Silver Ash Tray No Monograms
$158.90
Revere Silversmiths Sterling Silver Shell Candy Fruit Bowl or Ashtray No Mono
Revere Silversmiths Sterling Silver Shell Candy Fruit Bowl or Ashtray No Mono
$109.91
Vintage Turkish Solid Silver Ashtray Hand Incised Floral Pattern 36 grams
Vintage Turkish Solid Silver Ashtray Hand Incised Floral Pattern 36 grams
$49.00
STIEFF ROSE c1955 Sterling Silver Ashtray Butter Pat Pin Tray Kirk Stieff
STIEFF ROSE c1955 Sterling Silver Ashtray Butter Pat Pin Tray Kirk Stieff
$49.99
Vintage Sterling Silver  Heavy Glass Ashtray S B P
Vintage Sterling Silver Heavy Glass Ashtray S B P
$19.50
VICTORIAN CHASED STERLING SILVER ASH TRAY MARKED WITH A  HEART WW HALLMARK
VICTORIAN CHASED STERLING SILVER ASH TRAY MARKED WITH A HEART WW HALLMARK
$49.99
A Sterling silver Engine turned ash tray Sheffield 1973 By Purcell Brothers
A Sterling silver Engine turned ash tray Sheffield 1973 By Purcell Brothers
$50.14
Antique Vintage Vtg Amston Sterling Silver 144 Ashtray Coaster small dish Glass
Antique Vintage Vtg Amston Sterling Silver 144 Ashtray Coaster small dish Glass
$10.00
J Vigueras Mexico Sterling Silver Shell Ashtray
J Vigueras Mexico Sterling Silver Shell Ashtray
$62.00

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Apply the following tips to assist your antique sterling silver collecting aspirations.

1. Go with a sterling silver: Style, Historical Era or Maker.

Consider your chosen lifestyle and your special preferences, then make choices that are a good fit. Do you envisage using your antique silver flatware often, or instead use pieces from your set for remarkable occasions and holiday celebrations?

There are various specialized aspects of antique silver flatware collecting. Some collectors direct their attention a special design pattern, while others acquire a certain craftsman or historical era.

Some antique sterling silverware collectors zero in on a special style of antique silver flatware, such as: flasks or bowels or ashtrays, while others have more eclectic passions and broaden into regional silver flatware, such as French or German, or pieces from specific craftsman, such as: Holmes & Edwards or Reed & Barton

2. Mix-n-Match

Be adventurous with collecting an assortment of silverware design patterns.

This collecting technique adds wonderful aesthetic elegance to a table setting. This is a wonderful choice particularly with difficult-to-find, or rare silver flatware patterns. And is often a must for assembling a set sizable enough for entertaining your family, friends or guests.

3. Wear or Damage

Signs of use do not consequently reduce the worth of antique silver flatware or silver plate flatware, while signs of damage may or may not. For example, small damage or flaws on a rare flatware piece will not significantly decrease its value. The price of a tarnished collectible is lower than retail, of course. Be cautious of buying tarnished silver flatware via the internet. Pictures can be deceptive and disguise apparent wear, flaws or repair. Buying tarnished pieces at estate sales and flea markets may be an an alternative, but examining them closely for problems remains a fundamental skill for your collecting hobby or business.

4. Monograms

Quite a few collectors view ancient, complex monograms as a lost art form and historically relevant. It does not detract from the desirability or value of a silver flatware collectible when a monogram is present. Most pieces are, however, have more market worth without a monogram. As you become more familiar with antique silver and sterling silver flatware, you will develop skills to detect if the monogram has been removed. Monogram removal can damage a piece of antique silver and drastically reduce its selling price.

5. Authenticity

Various collectors frown upon antique silverware pieces that have been restored, such as those with replacement knife blades. Silverplated knife blades are often found with wear. They can easily be replaced on hollow handle knives, A few collectors prefer to have them refitted with stainless steel blades. However, stainless steel was not introduced in flatware manufacturing until the early 1920s. This is one of those sides of collecting that can be a matter of personal inclination, but you do need to be careful that your antique silver flatware may diminish in value if you modify the knife blades.

6. Repair

A silversmith ought be sourced for any repairs required for damaged pieces. A silversmith is also skilled for replating silver flatware pieces. It can be an expensive project for common pieces, but it is fully fully worthwhile to Place your treasured collectible in the hands of a professional silversmith.

7. Modified Pieces

Be informed that these exist and develop skills to determine if a piece is modified from its authentic state. Common flatware pieces are sometimes restored to make them appear to be more rare and valuable pieces. For example, you may find spoons that at some point in time were cut to look like ice cream forks or a sugar spoon has been pierced to resemble a sugar sifter. As your knowledge expands, look for signs of modification and avoid buying those modified pieces.

8. Forgeries

New fake pieces in popular and rare pattern designs can be found for sale on a regular basis on the Internet. Examples include:, salt spoons and scarce pieces such as asparagus servers. Plenty of these types of silver flatware have no craftsman's stamps. Moreover, forged maker's marks in silver have existed centuries. The age of an antique silverware piece does not really indicate it's genuineness. So the lesson here is start and continue your learning and improve your skills to reduce the risk of investing in forged or fake antique silverware collectibles.

Ashtrays - recently found sterling collectibles.

ASH TRAY STERLING SLVER LONDON 1950 ART DECO MARKED QUALITY STYLISH SHAPE,  Nice Vintage Sterling Silver Mini Bowl Ash Tray A4508,  William Spratling Sterling Silver Ashtray,  Sterling Silver Repousse and Ajoure Ashtray,  STERLING SILVER ASHTRAY,  Revere Silversmiths Sterling Silver Shell Ashtray Trinket or Nut Dish No Mono,  Thai Sterling Silver Niello Ashtray Dancers Elephants No Monograms,  Sterling Silver Rectangle 3 3 4 Ash Tray Dish Bowls Set of 5,  Sterling Silver Mexico Vintage Ash Tray,  VINTAGE BALDWIN MILLER STERLING GOLF TROPHY ASH TRAY 13th ANNUAL TOURNAMENT,  1940 50 Signed Plat 925 1000 STERLING MEXICO SOMBRERO ASH TRAY Signed,  Sterling Silver ashtray or coaster set,  Sterling Silver ashtray or coaster set,  Sterling Silver Ashtray or Coaster Set,  Norwegian Solid Silver Ashtray Hallmark of Silver 830 Weight 34 gram 115 oz,  Vintage Old Antique Sterling Silver Siam Goddess Enamel Ashtray925582GD123,  ASHTRAY ON 3 DOLPHIN SHAPE FEET SHELL BOWL STERLING SILVER 800 ITALY C1950,  SOLID SILVER Ashtray HALLMARKED BIRMINGHAM 1968 Boodle Dunthorne 968g,  ASHTRAY MEMENTO DISH STERLING SILVER ITALIAN 800 STANDARD DATED 1920 MARKED,  Sterling Match Holder Ashtray with Acorn and Leaf Patter 1890s,  Vtg MAPPIN WEBB Sterling Silver Ashtray Art Deco Cut Glass England Antique 925,  Rare 1927 Royal Doulton Lambethware Sterling Silver Ashtray Excellent Condition,  French 1940s Sterling Silver Free Form Shaped Small Ashtray,  Tiffany Match Box And Ashtray Sterling Holder,  Sterling Silver Cherub Ashtray,  SET OF 2 VTG FRANK M WHITING CO STERLING SILVER GLASS RIM COASTER ASHTRAY,  Fine Solid Sterling Silver Original Antique Pedestal SHELL Ashtray Plat Mex Set,  ASH TRAY ART DECO STERLING SILVER LONDON 1950 NICE SHAPE AND STYLE MARKED,  GARRARD FIGURAL STERLING MILITARY TATTOO TROPHY ASHTRAY ANGLO PORTUGESE LISBON,  vintage sterling silver tray ashtray CURACAO Dutch ORNATE signed S,  Antique Sterling Silver P Lopez Modernists Ashtray,  ANTIQUE 925 STERLING SILVER RIM CRYSTAL ASH TRAY COASTER BY LABEN,  Rare French Art Deco Sterling Silver Ashtray,  Solid SILVER Arts Crafts ASHTRAY A E JONES Birmingham 1934,  AN INTERESTING ART DECO ARTS AND CRAFTS ANTIQUE SOLID SILVER 900 ASH TRAY,  Estate Vintage TIFFANY Co Sterling Silver ASH TRAY,  Walker Hall Solid Silver Ashtray 1935 Birmingham Hallmark Engine Turned 62G,  Whiting Sterling City National Bank Trust Kansas City Mo Promo Large Ashtray,  Lopez Taxco Sterling Silver Ashtray,  Vintage 4 Leonard Sterling Silver Plate Crystal Coaster Ashtray Made in Italy,  Vintage Empresa Plat Mayan Aztec Calendar Sterling Silver Ashtray 925 Mexico,  Vintage STERLING SILVER AZTEC ASHTRAY MEXICO 925 ESTATE FIND,  Sterling Silver Ashtray by Kirk Son 1087,  Dutch Sterling Individual Ashtray Figural Drinking Scene,  Dutch Sterling Individual Ashtray Figural Tall Ships Battle Scene,  NICE VINTAGE AMERICAN RICHARD DIMES BOSTON STERLING SILVER INDIVIUAL ASHTRAY,  Vintage 1965 Real Solid Silver Ash Tray Total Weight 3572 Grams 52 Years Old,  TIFFANY CO STERLING SILVER ASH TRAY,  Victorian Sterling Silver Sampson Mordan Harvey Ash Tray 1904,  VICTORIAN LARGE STERLING SILVER ASH TRAY LONDON 1897 W COMYNS,  

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