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In today's economic cycle it is increasingly wise to get the best value for our purchasing spend. So, why overpay for exquisite antique silver and sterling flatware with Canadian heritage when fine collectibles are available from online merchants and marketplaces.

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2 Antique Ornate Silverplate Coin Silver Spoon s c1877 Niagara Falls Silver Co
2 Antique Ornate Silverplate Coin Silver Spoon s c1877 Niagara Falls Silver Co
$3.25
STERLING SILVER CANADA DECORATED SMALL SERVING SPOON
STERLING SILVER CANADA DECORATED SMALL SERVING SPOON
$30.00
Small Spoon Canada Oneida Canada Silver
Small Spoon Canada Oneida Canada Silver
$3.55
1936 JSS CANADA J S Sterling Silver Reposse Fruit Spoon Canadian 6
1936 JSS CANADA J S Sterling Silver Reposse Fruit Spoon Canadian 6
$45.00
WONDERFUL SOUVENIR STERLING TORONTO SUGAR TONGS
WONDERFUL SOUVENIR STERLING TORONTO SUGAR TONGS
$19.99
Pair Canadian antique silver spoons x 2 maker I L orJ L Quebec c 1740
Pair Canadian antique silver spoons x 2 maker I L orJ L Quebec c 1740
$208.06
Canadian Souvenir Bon Bon Candy Nut Spoon Sterling Silver 1900 Enamel
Canadian Souvenir Bon Bon Candy Nut Spoon Sterling Silver 1900 Enamel
$76.50
Canadian Souvenir Demitasse Spoon Ottawa Parliament Buildings Sterling 1900
Canadian Souvenir Demitasse Spoon Ottawa Parliament Buildings Sterling 1900
$36.00
Canadian Souvenir Spoon Sterling Silver Enamel 1902
Canadian Souvenir Spoon Sterling Silver Enamel 1902
$76.50
Roden Brothers Sterling 925 Silver Demitasse Spoons R lion Canada
Roden Brothers Sterling 925 Silver Demitasse Spoons R lion Canada
$39.90
Vintage STERLING SILVER KAKABEKA FALLS Canada Commemorative Souvenir Spoon
Vintage STERLING SILVER KAKABEKA FALLS Canada Commemorative Souvenir Spoon
$27.95
BIRKS Louis De France SERVING FORK And SPOON Vintage Regency Silver Plate
BIRKS Louis De France SERVING FORK And SPOON Vintage Regency Silver Plate
$14.00
DOMINICK AND HAFF MAZARIN SALT SPOON 2 1 4 MFRD BY BIRKS STERLING IN CANADA
DOMINICK AND HAFF MAZARIN SALT SPOON 2 1 4 MFRD BY BIRKS STERLING IN CANADA
$15.00
Arts and Crafts Serving Bowl Carl Poul Petersen Canada Hand Made Sterling ca1945
Arts and Crafts Serving Bowl Carl Poul Petersen Canada Hand Made Sterling ca1945
$799.16
BIRKS STERLING 3 PIECE TEAPOT COFFEE CREAMER SET FINE QUALITY NO MONOGRAM
BIRKS STERLING 3 PIECE TEAPOT COFFEE CREAMER SET FINE QUALITY NO MONOGRAM
$1,949.00
Fiddle Reverse Tipt Teaspoons 2 Halifax Nova Scotia James Langford 1840 Sterling
Fiddle Reverse Tipt Teaspoons 2 Halifax Nova Scotia James Langford 1840 Sterling
$292.50
Victorian 1898 WOBA Trophy CANADA Silverplate by Standard Silver Toronto EXC
Victorian 1898 WOBA Trophy CANADA Silverplate by Standard Silver Toronto EXC
$39.99
Canadian Enamel Demitasse Souvenir Spoons Three Sterling Silver
Canadian Enamel Demitasse Souvenir Spoons Three Sterling Silver
$99.00
Canadian Demitasse Souvenir Spoon Parliament Buildings Ottawa Sterling Silver
Canadian Demitasse Souvenir Spoon Parliament Buildings Ottawa Sterling Silver
$36.00
Vintage Canadian Souvenir Spoon Rossland B C Sterling Silver 1900
Vintage Canadian Souvenir Spoon Rossland B C Sterling Silver 1900
$64.80
A 12 SQUARE Footed STERLING SILVER TRAY by CARL POUL PETERSEN c1944 76
A 12 SQUARE Footed STERLING SILVER TRAY by CARL POUL PETERSEN c1944 76
$2,400.00

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Take advantage of the following tips to assist your antique silver flatware collecting desires.

1. Opt for a silver flatware: Style, Historical Era or Maker.

Reflect upon your way-of-life and unique tastes, then make choices that will be a good fit. Do you expect to use your antique silver flatware almost every day, or rather use pieces from your set for particular occasions and holiday celebrations?

Antique silver flatware is a very broad collectible category including lots of specialty areas. It can depend on the sort of collector you are. For instance, some collectors show interest for a special pattern style, while others direct their attention a certain silver flatware manufacture or historical era

Some antique silverware collectors focus on a specific style of antique silver flatware, such as: cups or goblets, while others have more diverse interests and expand into regional silver flatware, such as Asian or Canadian, or collectibles from specific craftsman, such as: Holmes & Edwards.

2. Mix It Up

Take a risk, collect a variety of craft patterns.

This collecting tactic brings awesome aesthetic charm to a table setting. This is a beautiful choice especially with difficult-to-find, or discontinued silver flatware patterns. And is often a must for assembling a set sizeable enough for entertaining your family, friends or guests.

3. Signs of Overuse or Damage

A history of overuse does not always reduce the value of antique silver flatware or silver plate flatware, while actual damage may or may not. For instance, minimal damage or flaws on a rare flatware piece will not significantly lower its value. The price of a damaged piece should be significantly lower than retail, of course. Be mindful of buying tarnished silver flatware via the internet. Pictures can be fake and conceal obvious wear, damage or repair. Finding tarnished pieces at estate sales and flea markets may be an an alternative, but reviewing them closely for damage remains an important skill for your collecting hobby or business.

4. Monograms

Many collectors view ancient, detailed monograms as a lost form of art and historically relevant. It does not detract from the desirability or valuation of a silver flatware piece when a monogram is present. Most pieces are, however, have more value without a monogram. As your knowledge increases with antique silver and sterling silver flatware, you will be able to notice monogram removal. Monogram removal can damage a piece of antique silver and dramatically diminish its worth.

5. Authenticity

Various collectors frown upon antique silverware pieces that have been restored, such as those with replacement knife blades. It is not uncommon for antique silverplate knife blades to show signs of wear and usage. They can easily be substituted on hollow handle knives, A number of collectors desire to have them replaced with stainless steel blades. However, 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 preference, but you do need to be careful that your antique silver flatware may go down in value if you modify the knife blades.

6. Repair

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

8. Forgeries

New forgeries in common and rare pattern designs can be found for sale frequently on the Internet. Examples include:, salt spoons and scarce pieces such as asparagus servers. Plenty of these types of silver flatware have no maker's stamps. Moreover, forged artist's markings in silver have persisted centuries. The age of an antique silverware piece does not necessarily indicate it's genuineness. So learn as much as you can before investing in expensive antique silver flatware.

Silver and Sterling Flatware - Canadian origins: recently sold items.

Canadian Demitasse Souvenir Spoon Parliament Buildings Ottawa Sterling Silver,  Vintage Canadian Souvenir Spoon Rossland B C Sterling Silver 1900,  SAXON 1914 SEAFOOD FORK BY BIRKS STERLING,  SAXON 1914 GUMBO SOUP SPOON ROUND BY BIRKS STERLING,  STERLING SOUVENIR SPOON CRANBROOK BC,  QUEEN ANNE 3 PC TEA SET RYRIE BROS STERLING SILVER,  STERLING SOUVENIR IMP ORDER DAUGHTERS OF THE EMPIRE,  STERLING ENAMEL SOUVENIR SPOON CANADA BY unknown,  STERLING ENAMEL SOUVENIR BON BON ONTARIO Coat of Arms LOUIS XV BY unknown AJ,  STERLING ENAMEL SOUVENIR SPOON TORONTO BY ECCO,  STERLING ENAMEL SOUVENIR SPOON CANADA BY RODEN BROS MFG 1880,  STERLING ENAMEL SOUVENIR SPOON RCMP CANADA FIGURAL TOP BY BM Co,  STERLING ENAMEL SOUVENIR SPOON ST ANNE DE BEAUPRE BY C LAMOND FILS,  Six Canadian antique silver spoons M S Brown Halifax NS 1840 1872,  Four Canadian antique silver spoons by John Munro Saint John NB 1803 1874,  Six Canadian antique silver spoons Edwin Sterns Yarmouth Nova Scotia c 1823 1850,  STERLING ENAMEL SOUVENIR SPOON MISS CANADA FIGURAL TOP TORONTO BY ELLIS CO,  BMCO Sterling Silver Canadian Souvenir Spoons,  STERLING ENAMEL SOUVENIR SPOON LIFT LOCK PETERBORO ONT BY RD05,  STERLING ENAMEL SOUVENIR SPOON TORONTO CANADA BY BM Co,  STERLING ENAMEL SOUVENIR SPOON MONTREAL CONCORD A SALUS BY RODEN BROS MFG 1880,  STERLING ENAMEL SOUVENIR SPOON WINNIPEG CANADA BY C LAMOND FILS 1928,  STERLING ENAMEL SOUVENIR SPOON BELLEVILLE CANADA BY BREADNER MFG CO 1903,  STERLING ENAMEL SOUVENIR SUGAR TONGS SAULT STE MARIE BY BREADNER MFG CO 1903,  Twelve Canadian antique silver spoons J H Jones Montreal Quebec c1880 1890,  Twelve Canadian antique silver spoons Canada Mfg Co Montreal Toronto c1890,  Pair Canadian antique silver spoons x 2 maker I L orJ L Quebec c 1740,  CLASSIC VINTAGE LIPIMAN BROS CANADIAN STERLING SILVER 95 PLATTER TRAY,  LOUIS XV BY RODEN BROS STERLING SILVER RAMEKIN CUP HOLDER WITH INSERT 0476,  Canadian Enamel Demitasse Souvenir Spoons Three Sterling Silver,  WONDERFUL SOUVENIR STERLING TORONTO SUGAR TONGS,  Victorian 1898 WOBA Trophy CANADA Silverplate by Standard Silver Toronto EXC,  antique coffee spoon 6 sterling spoons gorham douglas pattern 1899 PW Ellis,  STERLING SOUVENIR SPOON M W U A 5 T 7 BIRKS,  PW Ellis Co Sterling Tongs,  Canadian antique silver teaspoon J E Ellis Toronto c 1888,  Canadian antique silver teaspoon R Hendery Montreal Quebec pre 1887,  Canadian antique silver teaspoon J Leslie Ottawa c 1870,  Birks Regency Silver Plate Lions head Salt Shaker 4 1 tall,  Sterling Silver Round Shaped Salver Chased Pierced Border,  Small Spoon Canada Oneida Canada Silver,  Sterling Napkin Ring after an Antiques French XVIII Century,  Sterling Silver Salt Cellar,  Sterling Silver Shell Box,  Sterling Silver Shell,  Sterling Silver Perfume Flask,  Sterling Siver Candlestick after an Antiques XVIII century Spanish design,  Sterling Silver Candlesticks Reeds,  Sterling Silver Candlesticks Scroll and Vine Motifs,  Sterling Silver Candlesticks after Ebenezer Coker,  

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