Boxes – Sterling Silver


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Given the current economic uncertainty, both in the U.S. and other developed countries, it is increasingly smart to get the best value we can for our product purchases. With the vast array of competition, both online and offline, there is little reason to pay full price for genuine sterling silver box antiques.

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COIGNET French All Sterling Silver Dessert Hors Doeuvre Set 4 pc w box Apples
COIGNET French All Sterling Silver Dessert Hors Doeuvre Set 4 pc w box Apples
$995.00
Georg Jensen Sterling Silver Acanthus Cake Knife 105 Original Box
Georg Jensen Sterling Silver Acanthus Cake Knife 105 Original Box
$119.99
Vintage Japanese 950 Sterling Silver Cigarette Case No Initials in Balsa Box
Vintage Japanese 950 Sterling Silver Cigarette Case No Initials in Balsa Box
$360.00
Antique Sterling Silver Matchsafes Vesta box case 1903
Antique Sterling Silver Matchsafes Vesta box case 1903
$69.48
1982 Gorham Sterling Silver Snowflake W Gold Year Mark Box And Pouch
1982 Gorham Sterling Silver Snowflake W Gold Year Mark Box And Pouch
$65.00
Corn Holders Sterling Silver Handles Original Box 7 pieces 25 oz or 72 gtotal
Corn Holders Sterling Silver Handles Original Box 7 pieces 25 oz or 72 gtotal
$19.99
Sterling Silver Enamel Footed Jewelry Box Collett  Anderson London 1931 English
Sterling Silver Enamel Footed Jewelry Box Collett Anderson London 1931 English
$475.00
Sterling Silver Pill Box Round 925 solid silver 3 4 inches round Hallmarked
Sterling Silver Pill Box Round 925 solid silver 3 4 inches round Hallmarked
$19.79
Sterling Silver Pill Box Oval 925 solid silver 15 16 inches Oval Hallmarked
Sterling Silver Pill Box Oval 925 solid silver 15 16 inches Oval Hallmarked
$21.59
VINTAGE STERLING SILVER PILL BOX TRINKET BOX WITH TOP
VINTAGE STERLING SILVER PILL BOX TRINKET BOX WITH TOP
$9.50
Rare Antique Sterling Silver Cigar Box Marked 409 grams
Rare Antique Sterling Silver Cigar Box Marked 409 grams
$199.00
Sterling Silver Pill Box round 925 solid silver 1 1 4 inches Hallmarked Engraved
Sterling Silver Pill Box round 925 solid silver 1 1 4 inches Hallmarked Engraved
$44.99
Tiffany  Co sterling silver martini olive picks bark with box very rare 1999
Tiffany Co sterling silver martini olive picks bark with box very rare 1999
$395.00
George III Sterling Silver Snuff Box 1817 Birmingham by John Shaw
George III Sterling Silver Snuff Box 1817 Birmingham by John Shaw
$795.00
Sterling Silver Pill Box Rectangle 925 solid silver Hallmarked Engraved 1 1 4
Sterling Silver Pill Box Rectangle 925 solid silver Hallmarked Engraved 1 1 4
$54.99
VINTAGE STERLING SILVER 925 PILL BOX SHELL DESIGN
VINTAGE STERLING SILVER 925 PILL BOX SHELL DESIGN
$11.50
Sterling Silver Pill Box Round Engraved 925 solid silver Hallmarked 1 1 2 round
Sterling Silver Pill Box Round Engraved 925 solid silver Hallmarked 1 1 2 round
$53.99
Tiffany  Co sterling silver stamp box very rare vintage 1984
Tiffany Co sterling silver stamp box very rare vintage 1984
$195.00
STERLING SILVER VINTAGE GORHAM 356 ART DECO CIGARETTTE BOX  LIGHTER
STERLING SILVER VINTAGE GORHAM 356 ART DECO CIGARETTTE BOX LIGHTER
$129.99
STERLING SILVER ANTIQUE Victorian SNUFF PILL BOX TRINKET Case Vintag Holder
STERLING SILVER ANTIQUE Victorian SNUFF PILL BOX TRINKET Case Vintag Holder
$98.00

Whether you look for collecting sterling or silver plate antiques, the following tips apply.

1. Make a decision on a silver: Style, Historical Period or Artist.

Reflect upon your way-of-life and unique preferences, then come up with choices that are a good fit. Do you expect to use your antique silver flatware daily, or only use items from your collection for special occasions?

Antique silver flatware is a very extensive collectible niche comprising a great deal of specialist areas. It can depend on the style of collector you are. For example, some collectors put emphasis on a distinctive pattern style, while others target a certain silverware artist or historical era

Some antique sterling silverware collectors concentrate on a particular style of antique silver flatware, such as: cups or goblets, while others have more varied passions and broaden into regional silver flatware, such as Spanish or Mexican, or pieces from specific makers, such as: Reed & Barton.

2. Mix-n-Match

Be bold with accumulating a variety of silverware design patterns.

This collecting tactic provides awesome aesthetic charm to a table setting. This is a delightful choice particularly with difficult-to-find, or rare silver flatware patterns. And is often a must for putting together a set sizable enough for entertaining your family, friends or guests.

3. Signs of Overuse or Damage

A history of overuse does not automatically lessen the value of antique silverware or sterling silver flatware, while actual damage may or may not. For instance, minor damage or defects on a rare flatware piece will not significantly reduce its value. The price of a tarnished piece will be lower than retail, of course. Be cautious of buying tarnished silver flatware via the internet. Pictures can be fake and disguise apparent wear, damage or repair. Purchasing tarnished pieces at estate sales and flea markets may be an affordable option, but examining them closely for problems remains an essential skill for your collecting hobby or business.

4. Monograms

Quite a few collectors view aged, elaborate monograms as a lost art form and historically relevant. It does not detract from the desirability or importance of a silver flatware collectible when a monogram is displayed. 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 ascertain if the monogram has been removed. Monogram erasing can damage a piece of antique silver and significantly decrease its selling price.

5. Authenticity

A number of collectors under value antique silverware pieces that have been updated, such as those with replacement knife blades. Silverplated knife blades are often found with wear. They can easily be replaced on hollow handle knives, Certain collectors desire to have them refitted with stainless steel blades. But, stainless steel was not introduced in flatware manufacturing until the early 1920s. This is one of those factors of collecting that can be a matter of personal inclination, but you do need to be mindful that your antique silver flatware may lessen in value if you modify the knife blades.

6. Repair

Dents, or general types of damage can be repaired by a silversmith. A silversmith is also skilled for replating silver flatware pieces. The cost can be expensive for more common items, but it is definitely worth it to restore rare antique silver flatware pieces. cut to look like ice cream forks or a sugar spoon was altered to resemble a sugar sifter. As your skills improve, look for signs of modification and avoid buying those modified pieces.

8. Fake Antique Silver Flatware

New fake pieces in common and rare patterns appear for sale on a regular basis on the Internet. Examples include:, salt spoons and rare pieces such as assorted knives, forks and spoons. Several of these types of silver flatware have no manufacture's marks. Further, forged maker's markings in silver have persisted centuries. The age of an antique silverware piece does not automatically indicate it's authenticity. 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.

Boxes - recently sold sterling silver antiques.

1933 Sheffield Sterling Silver Fruit Butter Knives still in original box,  Vintage Mexican Sterling Silver Box Pre 1940 Embossed Lid w Applied Borders,  Antique Repousse ART NOUVEAU Sterling Silver Top Crystal Glass Powder Jar Box,  Antique Repousse Sterling Silver Top Crystal Glass Powder Jar Box,  Antique Sterling Silver Hamilton Diesinger REPOUSSE Cut Crystal ABP Glass Box,  Antique Sterling Silver Foster Bailey Cut Crystal Glass Vanity q tip Box,  Fine Vtg TIFFANY CO Makers Sterling Silver Figural Apple Miniature Pill Box,  Jagat Narain Sterling Silver Demitasse Animal Spoons Original Box Signed Receipt,  Sterling Silver Asian Temple Trinket Box,  Amber Sterling Silver box,  Antique Handcrafted Persian Solid Silver Box Hunting Scene by Rabie Middle East,  Sterling Silver Lot Pillbox Roadrunner Pin Sterling pill box heart siesta,  Sterling Silver Pill Trinket Snuff Box Clover Shaped Lid Mexico,  4 1920 Sterling Silver Arthur Price Co Teaspoons Lovely Condition No Box 40gm,  Antique WEBSTER STERLING Silver Repousse Hallmarked Grooming Brush Set Orig Box,  Handmade Sterling Silver Pill Trinket Box w Southwestern Design Elements,  Rare Antique English Sterling Silver 12 Shooting Peg Butt Marker Box 1912,  Sampson Mordan Antique English Sterling Silver Cigarette Case Box Humidor,  FABULOUS SIGNED VINTAGE ARTISAN SOLID SILVER FIGURAL BLUE CRAB TRINKET BOX,  EGON LAURIDSEN DENMARK 6 ENAMELED STERLING SILVER FORKS IN THE ORIGINAL BOX,  Vintage Crown Sterling Silver Bridalane Bride Groom Wedding Cake Knife Box,  Beautiful Vintage Guilloche Enamel Sterling Silver Stamp Box,  6 SOLID SILVER COFFEE BEAN SPOONS MJ BIRMINGHAM 1927 ORIGINAL BOX,  6 SOLID SILVER TEA SPOONS 1926 SHEFFIELD JDWD MAKERS IN ORIGINAL BOX,  Sterling Silver Flatware Set w Box 82 pieces Treasure Nice Set ,  RARE ANTIQUE FRENCH ENAMEL GUILLOCHE STERLING SILVER VANITY BOX 1900 GOLD WASH,  LIBERTY Co SOLID SILVER CIGARETTE BOX 1931,  Sterling Silver Octagonal Engraved pill box,  Gilt Sterling Silver Articulated Figural Fish Pill or Snuff Box Turquoise Eyes,  Old STERLING SILVER HALLMARKED ENAMEL Bi Plane OVAL PILL SNUFF BOX 106G,  No 1988 Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Pendant Purse Puff Box Note Book,  CHARMING EUROPEAN 925 STERLING SILVER GOLD WASH LINED PILL SNUFF BOX TRINKET BOX,  Vintage Carrs England Sterling Silver Baby Birth Photo Christening Frame w Box,  6 Solid Silver Spoons in box Birmingham1916 Levi Salaman,  6 Solid Silver Spoons in box Sheffield1928 Cooper Brothers Sons Ltd,  Towle Silversmiths Set of 6 Sterling Silver Teaspoons Old English 1892 In Box,  Large vintage Tane Orfebres Mexican Sterling Silver Figural WALNUT Pill Box 33g,  Ref165CA Superb Vintage Solid Silver and Blue John Pill Box,  Gorgeous Pair Sterling Silver Birmingham English Brushes W Box E2670,  Antique Sterling Silver Box Case lk Marked,  Antique Original Sterling Silver Pill Box Case,  RARE EARLY ANTIQUE ORNATE STERLING SILVER VESTA CASE MATCH HOLDER WITH SNUFF BOX,  Tiffany Co sterling silver dish LIMITED EDITION RARE NEW in original box,  Antique 900 1000 Solid Silver Pill Box Islamic Script Quran Turkish ,  STERLING SILVER Applied Enamel PILL BOX London 2007 RACING CARS,  Cigarete box solid silver England 1970,  Sterling Silver Cigarette Cigar BoxHallmarked Birmingham 1922,  Sterling Silver Trinket Jewellery Box,  Antique Sterling Silver Edwardian Lozenges Pill Box 1910,  TOWLE OLD COLONIAL STERLING SILVER FRUIT SPOON iN BOX 5 5 8,  

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