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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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Vtg CANADA Sterling Silver Souvenir Spoon w Enamel Crest  Maple Leaf BM Co
Vtg CANADA Sterling Silver Souvenir Spoon w Enamel Crest Maple Leaf BM Co
$3.99
GOLD NUGGET Yukon Souvenir Canada Sterling Silver Spoon Roden Bros
GOLD NUGGET Yukon Souvenir Canada Sterling Silver Spoon Roden Bros
$75.00
WP WATSON PELTON STERLING SILVER 925 LARGE BERRY SPOON SHELL BOWL GOLD WASH
WP WATSON PELTON STERLING SILVER 925 LARGE BERRY SPOON SHELL BOWL GOLD WASH
$145.00
Rare CANADIAN AMATEUR SWIMMING ASSN British Columbia Sterling silver 1937 medal
Rare CANADIAN AMATEUR SWIMMING ASSN British Columbia Sterling silver 1937 medal
$165.00
CARL POUL PETERSEN FOR GORHAM STERLING SILVER CHILDS PLATE DISH MODERNIST
CARL POUL PETERSEN FOR GORHAM STERLING SILVER CHILDS PLATE DISH MODERNIST
$395.00
Vintage Vancouver British Columbia Sterling Silver Souvenir BC Maple Leaves
Vintage Vancouver British Columbia Sterling Silver Souvenir BC Maple Leaves
$14.99
BIRKS Sterling Silver FISH TRAY
BIRKS Sterling Silver FISH TRAY
$2,495.00
Vintage Antique Birks Sterling Silver Round Jewelry Box
Vintage Antique Birks Sterling Silver Round Jewelry Box
$295.00
HAMMERED SERVING SPOON NATIVE DESIGN EP COPPER SILVERPLATE JEFFERIES ACME
HAMMERED SERVING SPOON NATIVE DESIGN EP COPPER SILVERPLATE JEFFERIES ACME
$39.99
Antiques Silver Lancaster Ellis Butter Knife S 74g 9 5 8 Long 2
Antiques Silver Lancaster Ellis Butter Knife S 74g 9 5 8 Long 2
$24.99
NICE c1945 CANADIAN STERLING SILVER SCALLOP SHELL DISH by BIRKS
NICE c1945 CANADIAN STERLING SILVER SCALLOP SHELL DISH by BIRKS
$350.00
Birks Sterling Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire Athlone 63 4 Demit
Birks Sterling Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire Athlone 63 4 Demit
$49.99
Vintage PRINCE ALBERT Sterling Silver 325 inch Demitasse Spoon
Vintage PRINCE ALBERT Sterling Silver 325 inch Demitasse Spoon
$19.99
LARGE STERLING SILVER BERRY SPOON by P W ELLIS  CO CANADA EMBOSSED BOWL
LARGE STERLING SILVER BERRY SPOON by P W ELLIS CO CANADA EMBOSSED BOWL
$56.03
6 RODEN BROS LOUIS XV PATTERN STERLING DEMITASSE SPOONS
6 RODEN BROS LOUIS XV PATTERN STERLING DEMITASSE SPOONS
$126.00
NICE c1950s CANADIAN STERLING SILVER SCALLOP SHELL DISH by BIRKS
NICE c1950s CANADIAN STERLING SILVER SCALLOP SHELL DISH by BIRKS
$360.00
Old vintage signed BIRKS Sterling Silver Picture Photo Frame 8 5 8 x 6 3 4 NR
Old vintage signed BIRKS Sterling Silver Picture Photo Frame 8 5 8 x 6 3 4 NR
$85.00
2 Vintage Sterling Silver Souvenir Salt Spoons by BM Co
2 Vintage Sterling Silver Souvenir Salt Spoons by BM Co
$19.99
Vintage Victoria BC Canada Sterling Silver Totem Pole Souvenir Spoon BM Co
Vintage Victoria BC Canada Sterling Silver Totem Pole Souvenir Spoon BM Co
$35.00
3 Halifax Nova Scotia Silver teaspoons
3 Halifax Nova Scotia Silver teaspoons
$275.00
Lovely Vintage Birks Sterling Silver Decorative Brandy Decanter Bottle Label
Lovely Vintage Birks Sterling Silver Decorative Brandy Decanter Bottle Label
$45.00

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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.

unknown SCROLL LINE LUNCHEON FORK by J E ELLIS CO STERLING,  Lovely Vintage Birks Sterling Silver Decorative Brandy Decanter Bottle Label,  SUPERB PAIR POUL PETERSEN MODERNIST STERLING SILVER PEAPOD PEDESTAL BOWLS DISHES,  INTERESTNG PAIR POUL PETERSEN MODERNIST STERLING SILVER CANDY BOWLS CANDLESTICKS,  RARE POUL PETERSEN MID CENTURY MODERNIST STERLING SILVER PORRINGER BOWL PINECONE,  VERY FINE 1937 ART DECO BIRKS STERLING SILVER FOOTED CANDY DISH NUT BOWL,  ANTIQUE CANADIAN BIRKS STERLING SILVER ENGRAVED COMPACT 55 GRAM,  unknown PLAIN CAMEO TOP GRAVY LADLE STERLING BY DOMINION JEWELRY MFG CO TORONTO,  Vintage BIRKS STERLING HANDLE PASTRY LIFTER or SERVER,  NORTH BAY Granite Club CURLING Sterling Silver Spoon,  Vintage KAMLOOPS BC Canada Enamel Sterling Silver Spoon,  Old PORT ALBERNI BC Totem Pole Sterling Silver Spoon,  CANADA Savage George Montreal QE 1767 1845 TABLE SPOON hallmarked silver 61g,  ROUND MAYO BOWL PLAIN 1963 BIRKS STERLING,  ELLIS BROS RODEN BROS STERLING PIERCED NAPKIN RING CWM 1900 1940,  unknown SCROLL LUNCHEON KNIFE BLUNT BLADE by J E ELLIS CO STERLING,  RYRIE BROS BIRKS STERLING SILVER PITCHER 1905 CANADIAN HORSESHOW POLO PONIES,  CANADIAN Sterling Silver Military SPOON No 4 Co 1895 India Raj Sharpley MONTREAL,  Quebec STERLING Silver APOSTLE SPOONS Breadner Company 1920 Qty 5 Demitasse,  STERLING SOUVENIR SPOON BOWLING BROCK,  STERLING ENAMEL SOUVENIR SPOON SASKATOON BY BM CO,  STERLING ENAMEL SOUVENIR SPOON JAMAICA LIGNUM VITAE,  GOLD NUGGET Yukon Souvenir Canada Sterling Silver Spoon Roden Bros,  BEAD or BEADED SUGAR TONG BY BIRKS RODEN STERLING,  Old vintage signed BIRKS Sterling Silver Picture Photo Frame 8 5 8 x 6 3 4 NR,  Vtg CANADA Sterling Silver Souvenir Spoon w Enamel Crest Maple Leaf BM Co,  NICE c1950s CANADIAN STERLING SILVER SCALLOP SHELL DISH by BIRKS,  6 RODEN BROS LOUIS XV PATTERN STERLING DEMITASSE SPOONS,  Antique Sterling Victoria BC Parliament Bowl Canada Spoon Beaver Roden Brothers,  Antique Sterling Victoria BC Canada Parliament Spoon Enamel Roden Brothers Marks,  Antique 1870s Sterling Victoria BC Canada Parliament Spoon Enamel PW Ellis,  Birks Sterling Silver Crystal Perfumer,  RODEN STERLING MOTHER OF PEARL AND CRYSTAL SALT PEPPER,  J E ELLIS CO PLAIN SCALLOPED STERLING SALT CELLARS TORONTO 1848,  BIRKS STERLING VERSAILLES SMALL SAUCE LADLE 1904 1924,  BIRKS STERLING CONDIMENT BOWL WITH AUTO LID 1904 24,  LARGE STERLING SILVER BERRY SPOON by P W ELLIS CO CANADA EMBOSSED BOWL,  Vintage TORONTO Ontario Canada Sterling Silver Spoon,  Vintage INNISFAIL ALBERTA Canada Sterling Silver Spoon,  STERLING ENAMEL SOUVENIR SPOON PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND,  TUDOR WREATH 2 PC CARVING SET BIRKS STERLING,  QUEENS CAKE KNIFE OR SERVER BIRKS STERLING,  STERLING ENAMEL SOUVENIR SPOON BAHAMAS,  Vintage HALIFAX Nova Scotia Sterling Silver Spoon,  STERLING SOUVENIR SPOON CALGARY ALTA 8TH AVENUE BY BM CO,  STERLING SOUVENIR SPOON GANANOQUE FIGURAL INDIAN BY BREADNER MANUFACTURING CO,  STERLING ENAMEL SOUVENIR SPOON CHINOOK BY CARON BROS MONTREAL,  STERLING ENAMEL SOUVENIR SPOON NOTRE DAME MONTREAL CANADA BY BM CO,  STERLING ENAMEL SOUVENIR SPOON SASKATOON CANADA BY makers mark rubbed,  STERLING ENAMEL SOUVENIR SPOON VANCOUVER CANADA BY DOMINION JEWELRY CO,  

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