Ash Trays – Sterling Silver


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SET OF 8 SMALL VINTAGE STERLING SILVER FOOTED SHELL ASHTRAY MEXICO 178 G
SET OF 8 SMALL VINTAGE STERLING SILVER FOOTED SHELL ASHTRAY MEXICO 178 G
$115.00
c 1910 Art Nouveau Fara Co 60 Sterling Bowl Ash Tray Floral Motif 89 grams
c 1910 Art Nouveau Fara Co 60 Sterling Bowl Ash Tray Floral Motif 89 grams
$65.00
Sterling Individual Match Box  Ashtray Art Deco Enamel Boston Terrier
Sterling Individual Match Box Ashtray Art Deco Enamel Boston Terrier
$85.00
Vintage Mexico Plateria Alameda Juarez 58 Sterling Silver 1943 Peso Ashtray
Vintage Mexico Plateria Alameda Juarez 58 Sterling Silver 1943 Peso Ashtray
$118.00
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
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
NEW Royal Ascot 925 Sterling Silver Cigar Ashtray with dust pouch and box
NEW Royal Ascot 925 Sterling Silver Cigar Ashtray with dust pouch and box
$194.95
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
frank mwhitting sterling silver rim glass ashtray c 1940
frank mwhitting sterling silver rim glass ashtray c 1940
$20.00
Antique Sterling Silver P Lopez Modernists Ashtray
Antique Sterling Silver P Lopez Modernists Ashtray
$150.00
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
$39.95
Solid Silver Ashtray 1929
Solid Silver Ashtray 1929
$66.57
vintage sterling silver tray ashtray CURACAO Dutch ORNATE signed S
vintage sterling silver tray ashtray CURACAO Dutch ORNATE signed S
$24.95
Vintage Frank Whiting Sterling Silver Rimmed Glass Ashtray 5in
Vintage Frank Whiting Sterling Silver Rimmed Glass Ashtray 5in
$27.00
John Hardy Sterling Hammered Round Fruit Bowl Candy Platter Cigar Ashtray
John Hardy Sterling Hammered Round Fruit Bowl Candy Platter Cigar Ashtray
$175.00
sterling silver Dragon Ashtray gamblers
sterling silver Dragon Ashtray gamblers
$60.00
Ornate Ashtray Sterling Silver Repousse Decorations 1930
Ornate Ashtray Sterling Silver Repousse Decorations 1930
$247.50
Peruvian One Peseta 1880 Silver Coin Ashtray Sterling Silver 925
Peruvian One Peseta 1880 Silver Coin Ashtray Sterling Silver 925
$33.74
RARE ART DECO 1925 TRUANTS GOLFING SOCIETY STERLING SILVER  CUT GLASS ASHTRAY
RARE ART DECO 1925 TRUANTS GOLFING SOCIETY STERLING SILVER CUT GLASS ASHTRAY
$119.84
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
Fine Solid Sterling Silver Original Antique Pedestal SHELL Ashtray Plat Mex Set
Fine Solid Sterling Silver Original Antique Pedestal SHELL Ashtray Plat Mex Set
$225.25

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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.

GORGEOUS BAROQUE STERLING SILVER 5 OVAL SHAPED CANDY OR ASHTRAY DISH FRENCH,  ASH TRAY STERLING SLVER LONDON 1950 ART DECO MARKED QUALITY STYLISH SHAPE,  Vintage Solid sterling silver pin ashtray fully hallmarked,  Kirk Sterling Ashtray Match Case Monogramed Nursie,  William Spratling Sterling Silver Ashtray,  TERRIFIC LITTLE TAXCO MEXICO STERLING SILVER SHELL CIGARETTE TOBACCO ASHTRAY,  Vintage Mexican Sterling Silver Shell Shaped Ashtray w Ball Feet x2 Pair,  Nice Vintage Sterling Silver Mini Bowl Ash Tray A4508,  Sterling Silver Combo Ashtray and or Cigarette Toothpick Holder,  Vintage Solid Silver Italian Made Ashtray Ash Tray Stamped Usable,  HEAVY Art Deco Antique Solid Silver Ashtray Chester 1920s 50g,  Sterling Silver Rectangle 3 3 4 Ash Tray Dish Bowls Set of 5,  Antique Cartier Sterling Silver 950 Ashtray from Horace Dodge Estate Detroit,  Sterling Silver Hand Pounded Vintage Ashtray 42+ grams,  Antique Sterling Cigarette Holder Ashtray Matchbook Lighter Holder Marked,  1957 Launching of the SS Brazil Moore McCormick Sterling Silver Coin Ashtray,  ANTIQUE 925 STERLING SILVER RIM CRYSTAL ASH TRAY COASTER BY LABEN,  Sterling Silver ashtray or coaster set,  Sterling Silver ashtray or coaster set,  Sterling Silver Ashtray or Coaster Set,  Sterling Silver Plat Mex SA Ashtray Stand with 6 Shell Ashtrays,  Vintage Quaker Silver CoSterling Silver Ashtray,  Vintage Old Antique Sterling Silver Siam Goddess Enamel Ashtray925582GD123,  ASHTRAY ON 3 DOLPHIN SHAPE FEET SHELL BOWL STERLING SILVER 800 ITALY C1950,  ANTIQUE STERLING SILVER CUT GLASS COASTER ASH TRAY 4 ROUND,  ASHTRAY MEMENTO DISH STERLING SILVER ITALIAN 800 STANDARD DATED 1920 MARKED,  Sterling Match Holder Ashtray with Acorn and Leaf Patter 1890s,  GARRARD FIGURAL STERLING MILITARY TATTOO TROPHY ASHTRAY ANGLO PORTUGESE LISBON,  Frank M Whiting Sterling Pat Pending Table Lighter and Coaster Ashtray,  2280 Beautiful Sterling Silver Ashtray,  French 1940s Sterling Silver Free Form Shaped Small Ashtray,  Vtg Art Deco MAPPIN WEBB Sterling Silver Cut Glass Ashtray England Antique 925,  Shreve Crump Low Sterling Silver Matchbox Stand Ash Tray No Monogram Boston,  Thai Sterling Silver Niello Ashtray Dancers Elephants No Monograms,  Solid Silver Ashtray,  Vintage Solid Silver Ashtray Dish Hallmarked London 1976 William Comyns,  Vintage Sanborns Mexico Sterling Silver Clam Shell Ash Tray Salt Cellar,  Vintage Solid Silver Ashtray Hallmarked Birmingham 1911,  Sterling Silver Cherub Ashtray,  Vintage Sterling Silver LYS Mexico Mini Wheel Barrow Ash Tray,  ASH TRAY ART DECO STERLING SILVER LONDON 1950 NICE SHAPE AND STYLE MARKED,  Sterling Silver Ashtray Three Clam shell Design Hallmarked Eagle 20,  Peruvian 1 Sol Coin Llama Ashtray Coin Sterling Silver c1913,  Vtg WHEELOCK Newport RI Sterling Silver Individ Nut Dish Ashtray Ball Feet,  Solid Silver Ashtray 1929,  AN INTERESTING ART DECO ARTS AND CRAFTS ANTIQUE SOLID SILVER 900 ASH TRAY,  Sterling Silver 2 Pair Match Box Holder and Ash Tray sets 3328,  Vintage Frank M Whiting Sterling Rimmed Pressed Glass Coaster Ashtray,  Lopez Taxco Sterling Silver Ashtray,  Antique Mexico Silver Bicycle Ashtray Side Car STERLING 1940s GR123,  

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