Dishes & Coasters – Silverplate


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In today's economic cycle it is smart to get the most you can for your purchasing power. So, there is little reason to over-spend for antique silverplate dishes or coasters, especially with the competition online merchants provide, in terms of price, quality and service.

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Eugen Ferner 1957 Silver Plate Divided Serving Dish with Lid
Eugen Ferner 1957 Silver Plate Divided Serving Dish with Lid
$14.99
Antique c1880 English ELKINGTON Silver Plate Divided Serving Dish Victorian
Antique c1880 English ELKINGTON Silver Plate Divided Serving Dish Victorian
$75.00
Raimond Silver Silverplate Swan Etch Footed Champagne Wine Bottle Coaster Tray
Raimond Silver Silverplate Swan Etch Footed Champagne Wine Bottle Coaster Tray
$29.95
Vintage Silverplate Butter Dish Lid Replacement Lid Flower Design Patina
Vintage Silverplate Butter Dish Lid Replacement Lid Flower Design Patina
$8.99
RARE Vintage CARMICHAEL SILVER Plate Dresser Trinket Ring JAR Pin Dish Canadian
RARE Vintage CARMICHAEL SILVER Plate Dresser Trinket Ring JAR Pin Dish Canadian
$38.98
ANTIQUE Meriden Hammered Finish Silver Plate Covered Entree Casserol Dish
ANTIQUE Meriden Hammered Finish Silver Plate Covered Entree Casserol Dish
$70.16
VERY FINE Vintage Silver Plate 3 pce COVERED Muffin Serving Dish 10 inch
VERY FINE Vintage Silver Plate 3 pce COVERED Muffin Serving Dish 10 inch
$77.96
Important 1886 Victorian MERIDEN SILVER plate Antique NUT BOWL Dish SQUIRRELS
Important 1886 Victorian MERIDEN SILVER plate Antique NUT BOWL Dish SQUIRRELS
$272.88
Antique WMF Silver Plate SQUIRREL Large NUT DISH c 1895 1903 Pedestal 10 1 2
Antique WMF Silver Plate SQUIRREL Large NUT DISH c 1895 1903 Pedestal 10 1 2
$467.79
Vintage Canadian 7 1 4 Silver Plate  Glass Low Butter Dish with Cover
Vintage Canadian 7 1 4 Silver Plate Glass Low Butter Dish with Cover
$19.48
Birks Silver Plate Covered SHELL FOOTED Casserole SERVING DISH Glass Bowl Liner
Birks Silver Plate Covered SHELL FOOTED Casserole SERVING DISH Glass Bowl Liner
$77.96
Antique Genuine OLD SHEFFIELD Silverplate Entree Dish circa 1840 50 VERY NICE
Antique Genuine OLD SHEFFIELD Silverplate Entree Dish circa 1840 50 VERY NICE
$233.89
1892 ELKINGTON SILVER Plate Covered ENTREE Dish antique BOWL heavy Gadroon Edge
1892 ELKINGTON SILVER Plate Covered ENTREE Dish antique BOWL heavy Gadroon Edge
$38.98
Vintage MERIDEN Silverplate Lidded Bowl SAUCE Dish Opalescent FRY OVEN GLASS
Vintage MERIDEN Silverplate Lidded Bowl SAUCE Dish Opalescent FRY OVEN GLASS
$54.57
Silver Plate OVAL Covered ENTREE DISH GRAPE  VINE Casserole Serving 12 inch
Silver Plate OVAL Covered ENTREE DISH GRAPE VINE Casserole Serving 12 inch
$38.98
Vintage JOHN ROUND  SONS SILVER Plate MUFFIN DISH 3 pc MULTI USE SERVING BOWL
Vintage JOHN ROUND SONS SILVER Plate MUFFIN DISH 3 pc MULTI USE SERVING BOWL
$31.18
Silverplate TROPHY DISH Bowl Royal St Lawrence Yacht Club 1965 Fall RACE
Silverplate TROPHY DISH Bowl Royal St Lawrence Yacht Club 1965 Fall RACE
$62.37
Antique Silver Plate OVAL COVERED Serving DISH Casserole James Deakin
Antique Silver Plate OVAL COVERED Serving DISH Casserole James Deakin
$38.98
Grape  Vine Silver Plate 13 BREAD DISH Wm A Rogers Old English
Grape Vine Silver Plate 13 BREAD DISH Wm A Rogers Old English
$31.18
LARGE Antique 1890 ART NOUVEAU silverplate Dish Serving Tray Appetizer Candy Nut
LARGE Antique 1890 ART NOUVEAU silverplate Dish Serving Tray Appetizer Candy Nut
$77.96
Fabulous Birks RIDEAU SILVER Plate Pierced Pedestal CANDY DISH Nut BOWL
Fabulous Birks RIDEAU SILVER Plate Pierced Pedestal CANDY DISH Nut BOWL
$27.28

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Whether a hobby or an investment, here are eight suggestions for collecting antique sterling and/or silver plate flatware.

1. Choose a silver flatware: Style, Historical Period or Artist.

Think about your lifestyle and your specific preferences, then come up with choices that are a good match. Do you expect to use your antique silver flatware almost every day, or only use pieces from your collection for specific occasions?

Antique silver flatware is a very extensive collectible category comprising different specialty areas. It depends on the type of collector you are. For instance, some collectors have a preference for a distinct pattern style, while others focus their interest on a certain silverware maker or historical period.

Some antique silverware collectors center their attention on a particular category of antique silver flatware, such as: urns or jugs, while others have more varied passions and broaden into regional silver flatware, such as French or German, or collectibles from specific artists, such as: Towie or Sheffield or Kirk.

2. Mix It Up

Take a risk, acquire an assortment of craft patterns.

This collecting tip gives great aesthetic appeal to a table setting. This is a delightful choice especially with difficult-to-find, or discontinued silver flatware patterns. And will help for putting together a set large enough for entertaining your family, friends or guests.

3. Signs of Overuse or Damage

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

4. Monograms

Many collectors view classic, elaborate monograms as a lost form of art and historically important. It does not decrease the desirability or merit of a silver flatware piece when a monogram is present. Most pieces are, however, have more value without a monogram. As you expand your knowledge with antique silver and sterling silver flatware, you will be able to notice monogram removal. Monogram erasing can damage a piece of antique silver and markedly minimize its actually worth.

5. Authenticity

Various collectors downgrade antique silverware pieces that have been updated, 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 repaired on hollow handle knives, Certain collectors favor to have them replaced with stainless steel blades. But, stainless steel was not introduced in flatware crafting until the early 1920s. This is one of those aspects of collecting that can be a matter of personal preference, but you do need to be alert that your antique silver flatware may diminish in value if you switch the knife blades.

6. Repairs

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 worth the money spent to Place your valuable collectible in the hands of an expert silversmith.

7. Modified Pieces

Be informed that these exist and develop skills to identify if a piece is modified from its genuine condition. Common flatware pieces are sometimes restored to make them appear to be more uncommon and valuable pieces. For example, spoons are sometimes cut to resemble 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 investing in those modified pieces.

8. Forgeries

New fake pieces in in demand and rare patterns appear for sale often online. Examples include:, salt spoons and scarce pieces such as asparagus servers. Several of these pieces have no manufacture's stamps. Moreover, forged artist's markings in silver have been around centuries. The age of an antique silverware piece does not necessarily 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.

Dishes & Coasters - recently bought antique silverplate pieces.

Towle Silverplate Covered Butter Dish 2810,  4 GORHAM VINTAGE SILVERPLATE REPOUSSE SHELL DISH WITH GRIFFIN DETAIL 150 GRAMS,  19th c Silver Plate c 1875 + John Round Son Silver Plate Bon Bon Dish,  Antique Magnum Of Champagne Silver Plate Coaster Potter Of Sheffield,  Vintage Silver Plate Scalloped Shell Shaped Serving Bowl Dish,  SHELL DISH SCALLOPED BORDER SILVER PLATE 11 IN DIAMETER LEONARD BY TOWLE,  Antique Silverplate On Copper Trinket Sweets Dish Bowl Embossed Vines,  vintage unmarked silverplate shrimp cocktail serving dish,  MEDALLION SILVER BUTTER DISH DOMED LID PIERCED INSERT BALL FINIAL SILVERPLATE,  Vintage ROGERS SPRING FLOWER SILVER PLATE PIERCED TRAY + PYREX PIE DISH INSERT,  VINTAGE SILVER PLATE CHROME JAM BUTTER DISH WITH INNER GLASS,  VINTAGE SILVER PLATE HOT DISH HOLDER WITH GLASS ANCHOR HOCKING INSERT 2 QT,  UNIQUE SILVER PLATE SERVING DISH BANANA LEAF STYLE Rare Patina Coloration,  Candy Dish Ornate Silverplate EPCA Poole Silver Co,  Vintage WMF IKORA Germany Silverplate Footed Oval Tray Dish Bowl,  WM ROGERS SILVERPLATE CANDY NUT DISH 948,  VINTAGE SILVER PLATE RegN 750887 BUTTER DISH,  Antique Fine Silver Plate 3LEG PEDESTAL BRIDE WEDDING Candy Dish Bowl MEXICO,  ANNIVERSARY Gift Silverplate Dish Pierced Fruit Bowl German Footed No Tarnish,  Vintage Salt Dish Silver plate,  Silver plate scallop shell dish martin hall co,  Vintage Silver Plate Wood English 7 1 2 Wine Coaster w Grapes Corbell Co,  VINTAGE SILVER PLATE EPNS ENTREE SERVING DISH GLEAMING TRADITIONAL DESIGN,  VICTORIAN ROSE 1847 Rogers Bros Silverplate DISH International Silver Company,  Vtg Wm Roger Silver 1960s Silverplate Mint Dish Sweet Nice Condition Lovely,  VINTAGE SILVER PLATE SERVING DISH PIERCED DECOR PEDESTAL BASE JAMES DIXON BUGLE,  VINTAGE SILVER PLATE OVAL SHAPE SERVING DISH PLATE PLATTER SIZE 12 X 9 INCHE,  MAPPIN WEBB Silver Plate Footed Bon Bon Dish,  MAPPIN WEBB Silver Plate Oval Dish 11,  MAPPIN WEBB Silver Plate Scalloped Footed Bowl Dish 8,  Vintage FORBES Quad Silverplate Glass Leaf Relish Mayo Bowl Underplate Dish,  W S BLACKINTON CO SILVERPLATE COASTER SET NEW IN BOX,  ANTIQUE FINE HEAVY QUALITY SILVER PLATE ENTREE DISH BEAD EDGE DECORATION GLEAMS,  MAPPIN WEBB Silver Plate Tazza Comport Bon Bon Dish 3 1 2,  Antique Christofle Circa 1910 France Bead Edge Silver Plate Wine Bottle Coaster,  Vintage SG Silver Plate Bottom Copper England Footed Leaf Dish w Stem Handle,  Vintage International Silverplate Leaf Dish 4 3 4,  vintage Reed Barton 102 silver plate bowl metal dish silverplated,  Vintage Covered Silverplate Vegetable Dish with Floral Design,  Antique Covered Ornate Silver Plate Oval Entree Serving Dish 1850s Martin Hall,  RARE OLD 1930s CROSBY SILVERPLATE CLAM SHELL 11 SERVING DISH TRAY PLATTER,  Vintage Oneida Silverplate Glass Butter Dish 3 Pieces Rose Ornate Design,  vintage silver plate chafing dish with spoon,  Antique Silver Plate Lidded Silverplate Entree Footed Serving Dish,  Art Deco Quist GERMANY Silver plate Tray Nuts Bowl Candy Bonbon Dish Roses deco,  Set of 3 Serving Bowls Dish Silverplate W M MOUNTS 1610 Wilcox 7075 RS Corp 820,  ANTIQUE VICTORIAN MERIDEN SILVER PLATE BUTTER DISH,  Vintage Silver Plate Peirced Ornate Footed Basket Dish Serving George Alice,  Antique Pre 1899 Silverplate Round Domed Butter Dish Keeper Drainer,  VINTAGE SILVER PLATE EP COPPER SERVING DISH WITH GLASS INSERT 9 1 2 IN RND,  

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