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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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Small Spoon Canada Oneida Canada Silver
Small Spoon Canada Oneida Canada Silver
$6.00
4 Vintage Lipman Brothers Sterling Silver Nut Candy dishes 4 1 2 inches 128 G
4 Vintage Lipman Brothers Sterling Silver Nut Candy dishes 4 1 2 inches 128 G
$151.09
antique coffee spoon 6 sterling spoons gorham douglas pattern 1899 PW Ellis
antique coffee spoon 6 sterling spoons gorham douglas pattern 1899 PW Ellis
$54.95
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
CARL POUL PETERSEN STERLING SILVER HANDWROUGHT SET 4 SHELL DISHES MASTER SALTS
CARL POUL PETERSEN STERLING SILVER HANDWROUGHT SET 4 SHELL DISHES MASTER SALTS
$695.00
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
Canadian Souvenir Bon Bon Candy Nut Spoon Sterling Silver 1900 Enamel
Canadian Souvenir Bon Bon Candy Nut Spoon Sterling Silver 1900 Enamel
$76.50
FAB c1900 1925 BIRKS CANADIAN STERLING SILVER 4pc TEA SET HEAVY WEIGHT
FAB c1900 1925 BIRKS CANADIAN STERLING SILVER 4pc TEA SET HEAVY WEIGHT
$3,840.00
Six Canadian antique silver spoons Edwin Sterns Yarmouth Nova Scotia c 1823 1850
Six Canadian antique silver spoons Edwin Sterns Yarmouth Nova Scotia c 1823 1850
$170.47
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
$271.20
6 RODEN BROS LOUIS XV PATTERN STERLING DEMITASSE SPOONS
6 RODEN BROS LOUIS XV PATTERN STERLING DEMITASSE SPOONS
$126.00
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
$12.00
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
STERLING SILVER CANADA DECORATED SMALL SERVING SPOON
STERLING SILVER CANADA DECORATED SMALL SERVING SPOON
$30.00
BIRKS Louis De France SERVING FORK And SPOON Vintage Regency Silver Plate
BIRKS Louis De France SERVING FORK And SPOON Vintage Regency Silver Plate
$18.00
Antique Bracebridge Ontario Canada Silver Watch Fob Orange Lodge Macdonald
Antique Bracebridge Ontario Canada Silver Watch Fob Orange Lodge Macdonald
$69.00
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
$975.16
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
Birks Regency Silver Plate Lions head Salt Shaker 4 1  tall
Birks Regency Silver Plate Lions head Salt Shaker 4 1 tall
$28.00
Canadian Enamel Demitasse Souvenir Spoons Three Sterling Silver
Canadian Enamel Demitasse Souvenir Spoons Three Sterling Silver
$99.00

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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.

STERLING SOUVENIR SPOON CANADA WITH BEAVER TOP BY DOMINION JEWELRY MFG CO,  STERLING SOUVENIR SPOON KENORA ON BY CARON BROS MONTREAL,  STERLING SOUVENIR SPOON MONTREAL BY RODEN BROS MFG,  GEORGIAN ENGRAVED SERVING OR TABLE SPOON BY BIRKS STERLING,  PLAIN w GADROON SHELL BORDER PAW FEET SALT PEPPER 1961 BIRKS STERLING,  ART DECO PIERCED PIN DISH STERLING BY RODEN BROS MFG,  STERLING ENAMEL SOUVENIR SPOON TOTEM POLE VANCOUVER BC BY BM CO,  STERLING SOUVENIR SPOON STRATFORD ON,  LOUIS XV 1914 SMALL GAME CARVING SET KNIFE FORK by BIRKS STERLING,  Antiques Silver Lancaster Ellis Butter Knife S 74g 9 5 8 Long 2,  Lovely Antique Sterling Silver Enamel Demi Tasse Spoon by Roden Bros Ltd,  Pair Canadian antique silver spoons x 2 maker I L orJ L Quebec c 1740,  Six Canadian antique silver spoons Edwin Sterns Yarmouth Nova Scotia c 1823 1850,  Birks Sauceboat 1630 Georgian Gravy Sauce Boat Canadian Sterling Silver,  Canadian Demitasse Souvenir Spoon Parliament Buildings Ottawa Sterling Silver,  Vintage Canadian Souvenir Spoon Rossland B C Sterling Silver 1900,  BMCO Sterling Silver Canadian Souvenir Spoons,  Ryrie Birks Cheese Scoop K Sterling Silver,  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,  STERLING ENAMEL SOUVENIR SPOON MISS CANADA FIGURAL TOP TORONTO BY ELLIS CO,  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,  2 X William S Walker Montreal Canada Sterling Spoons 1850 1890,  Four Canadian antique silver spoons by John Munro Saint John NB 1803 1874,  Six Canadian antique silver spoons M S Brown Halifax NS 1840 1872,  CLASSIC VINTAGE LIPIMAN BROS CANADIAN STERLING SILVER 95 PLATTER TRAY,  Canadian Enamel Demitasse Souvenir Spoons Three Sterling Silver,  LOUIS XV BY RODEN BROS STERLING SILVER RAMEKIN CUP HOLDER WITH INSERT 0476,  WONDERFUL SOUVENIR STERLING TORONTO SUGAR TONGS,  STERLING SOUVENIR SPOON M W U A 5 T 7 BIRKS,  antique coffee spoon 6 sterling spoons gorham douglas pattern 1899 PW Ellis,  4 Vintage Lipman Brothers Sterling Silver Nut Candy dishes 4 1 2 inches 128 G,  Birks Regency Silver Plate Lions head Salt Shaker 4 1 tall,  Sterling Silver Round Shaped Salver Chased Pierced Border,  Sterling Napkin Ring after an Antiques French XVIII Century,  Sterling Silver Salt Cellar,  

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