Holmes & Edwards Silverplate Antiques


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JAMESTOWN SILVERPLATE FLATWARE HOLMES  EDWARDS XIV  4 SALAD FORKS  6
JAMESTOWN SILVERPLATE FLATWARE HOLMES EDWARDS XIV 4 SALAD FORKS 6
$12.75
JAMESTOWN SILVERPLATE FLATWARE HOLMES  EDWARDS XIV  4 DINNER FORK S  7
JAMESTOWN SILVERPLATE FLATWARE HOLMES EDWARDS XIV 4 DINNER FORK S 7
$15.75
JAMESTOWN SILVERPLATE FLATWARE HOLMES  EDWARDS XIV  12 DINNER KNIVES  9 1 8
JAMESTOWN SILVERPLATE FLATWARE HOLMES EDWARDS XIV 12 DINNER KNIVES 9 1 8
$11.75
JAMESTOWN SILVERPLATE FLATWARE HOLMES  EDWARDS XIV MASTER BUTTER KNIFE  SUGAR
JAMESTOWN SILVERPLATE FLATWARE HOLMES EDWARDS XIV MASTER BUTTER KNIFE SUGAR
$7.75
Vtg 1923 Century Silver plate by International Silver Holmes  Edwards Set 27
Vtg 1923 Century Silver plate by International Silver Holmes Edwards Set 27
$29.99
Holmes  Edwards XIV Silverplate Rose Pattern Shell Sugar Spoon
Holmes Edwards XIV Silverplate Rose Pattern Shell Sugar Spoon
$10.00
Holmes  Edwards XIV Silverplate Large Serving Spoon 9
Holmes Edwards XIV Silverplate Large Serving Spoon 9
$12.00
Holmes  Edwards International Silverplate DANISH PRINCESS Pickle Olive + Sugar
Holmes Edwards International Silverplate DANISH PRINCESS Pickle Olive + Sugar
$22.50
Vintage HOLMES  EDWARDS Silverplate SILVER FASHION Cup Deepsilver
Vintage HOLMES EDWARDS Silverplate SILVER FASHION Cup Deepsilver
$8.99
Vintage Holmes  Edwards Deepsilver IS 1958 Woodsong  Serving Fork
Vintage Holmes Edwards Deepsilver IS 1958 Woodsong Serving Fork
$9.00
Holmes  Edwards IS Silverware 1940s Vintage Antique Fine Dining 75 pieces
Holmes Edwards IS Silverware 1940s Vintage Antique Fine Dining 75 pieces
$199.00
Vintage Holmes  Edwards XIV Ornate Silverplate Butter Knife
Vintage Holmes Edwards XIV Ornate Silverplate Butter Knife
$10.95
Antique Holmes  Edwards Silverplate JAMESTOWN ca 1916 72 Pc Service For 12
Antique Holmes Edwards Silverplate JAMESTOWN ca 1916 72 Pc Service For 12
$79.00
4 Antique Holmes  Edwards XIV Hiawatha Flower Baby or Sugar Spoons 4 1 4
4 Antique Holmes Edwards XIV Hiawatha Flower Baby or Sugar Spoons 4 1 4
$15.95
HOLMES  EDWARDS Deep Silver Silver Fashion 85 Pc Silverplate Set w Chest 1957
HOLMES EDWARDS Deep Silver Silver Fashion 85 Pc Silverplate Set w Chest 1957
$450.00
6 Holmes  Edwards 1929 Napoleon Pattern Dessert Spoon Antique
6 Holmes Edwards 1929 Napoleon Pattern Dessert Spoon Antique
$29.99
HOLMES AND EDWARDS Super Plate 8 Salad Forks Accesory Pieces CENTURY PATTERN
HOLMES AND EDWARDS Super Plate 8 Salad Forks Accesory Pieces CENTURY PATTERN
$39.50
Holmes  Edwards Silverplate Jelly Knife PatternMay Queen Circa1951c
Holmes Edwards Silverplate Jelly Knife PatternMay Queen Circa1951c
$15.00
Holmes  Edwards Cake  Pastry Serving Fork Circa 1935s
Holmes Edwards Cake Pastry Serving Fork Circa 1935s
$12.00
Holmes  Edwards Three Small Butter Knifes PatternSilverfashion
Holmes Edwards Three Small Butter Knifes PatternSilverfashion
$10.00
Holmes  Edwards Jelly Server Pattern Danish Princess
Holmes Edwards Jelly Server Pattern Danish Princess
$9.95

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Whether you want to sterling or silver plate flatware, the following tips apply.

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

Think about your way-of-life and unique tastes, then arrive at decisions that will be a good fit. Do you expect to use your antique silver flatware often, or rather use items from your set for particular occasions and holiday celebrations?

Antique silver flatware is a very extensive collectible niche made up of a variety of specialist areas. It depends on the style of collector you are. For instance, some collectors prefer a specific pattern style, while others target a certain silverware manufacture or historical era

Some antique sterling silverware collectors center their attention on a specific genre of antique silver flatware, such as: butter dishes or candlesticks, while others have more diverse passions and expand into regional silver flatware, such as Spanish or Mexican, or pieces from specific designers origins, such as: Towie or Sheffield or Holmes & Edwards.

2. Mix-n-Match

Be daring with collecting a variety of silverware design patterns.

This collecting practice adds wonderful aesthetic appeal to a table setting. This is a pleasant option particularly with hard-to-find, or rare silver flatware patterns. And will help for putting together a set extensive enough for entertaining your family, friends or guests.

3. Wear or Damage

A history of overuse does not necessarily lower the value of antique silverware or sterling silver flatware, while signs of abuse may or may not. For instance, negligible damage or flaws on a rare flatware piece will not significantly lessen its value. The price of a damaged collectible should be signficantly lower than retail, of course. Be wary of buying tarnished silver flatware via the internet. Pictures can be misleading and hide obvious wear, flaws or repair. Purchasing tarnished pieces at estate sales and flea markets may be an an alternative, but examining them closely for wear remains a key skill for your collecting hobby or business.

4. Monograms

Many collectors view vintage, elaborate monograms as a lost art form and historically relevant. It does not diminish the desirability or merit of a silver flatware collectible 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 develop skills to identify if the monogram has been removed. Monogram removal can damage a piece of antique silver and dramatically lessen its value.

5. Authenticity

Certain collectors under estimate antique silverware pieces that have been refreshed, 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 replaced on hollow handle knives, Certain collectors favor 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 sides 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 modify 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 treasured collectible in the hands of a skilled silversmith.

7. Modified Items

Be informed that these exist and develop skills to determine if a piece has been 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 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 popular and rare patterns can be found for sale regularly online. In particular:, butter dishes and rare pieces such as asparagus servers. Quite a few of these pieces have no craftsman's markings. Further, forged maker's marks in silver have appeared centuries. The age of an antique silverware piece does not always indicate it's genuineness. 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.

Holmes & Edwards - recently found silverplate antiques.

INTERNATIONAL HOLMES EDWARDS SILVER PLATE MAY QUEEN 1951 MASTER BUTTER KNIFE,  INTERNATIONAL HOLMES EDWARDS SILVER PLATE MAY QUEEN 1951 SUGAR SPOON 6,  7 Holmes Edwards Silverplate DANISH PRINCESS 6 3 4 Salad Place Forks,  Holmes Edwards IS Silverplate Silver Fashion Meat Fork Slotted Serving Spoon,  Antique 1914 Holmes Edwards Silver Carolina Pattern 8 1 2 Cold Meat Fork,  Rare Antique HYGEIA HOTEL Holmes Edwards Pat 1890 Silverplate Dining Room Spoon,  4 Holmes Edwards Silverplate Youth Pattern 7 1 2 Spoons,  4 Holmes Edwards Silverplate Youth Pattern 6 1 4 Spoons,  Vintage Holmes Edwards DANISH PRINCESS 1938 Pattern Master Butter Knife,  Lot of 12 Holmes Edwards 1938 DANISH PRINCESS Silverplate Flatware,  Vintage 11 Piece Holmes Edwards Lovely Lady Silverplate Flatware,  HOLMES EDWARDS IS SERVING SPOON 8 1 2,  Set of 8 Holmes Edwards Butter Knife Engraved Silverplate Crafters Mono Y,  Vintage Set of 4 Holmes Edwards DANISH PRINCESS 1938 Pattern Dinner Knives,  52 PCS HOLMES EDWARDS LOVELY LADY SILVERPLATE FLATWARE,  NEWPORT 1927 INTERNATIONAL SILVER HOLMES EDWARDS FRENCH BLUNT BLADE KNIVES LOT,  CENTURY 1923 SILVERPLATE FRENCH BLADE KNIVES INTERNATIONAL HOLMES,  CENTURY 1923 SILVERPLATE SALAD FORK HOLMES EDWARDS FLATWARE SILVERWARE,  Holmes Edwards Lovely Lady Pattern 5 Salad or Dessert Forks 1937,  4 Old Holmes Edwards Jamestown Ptn Silver 8 1 4in Table Serving Spoons Exclnt,  6 Old Holmes Edwards Jamestown Ptn Silver Spoons 2 Ice Teas 4 Teaspoons Nice,  6 Holmes Edwards JAMESTOWN Silverplate Teaspoons,  Holmes Edwards International Pattern INS 91 Silverplate 52 Pc Set CLEAN,  HOLMES AND EDWARDS LAFAYETTE 1908 SILVER,  Vintage Holmes Edwards Salad set,  Jelly Spoon Holmes Edwards Silverplate Danish Princess 1938 6 1 2 x 1 1 2,  ORNATE HOLMES EDWARDS SERVING CASSAROLE SPOON 1896 SILVERPLATE VTG ANTIQUE,  91A VINTAGE HOLMES EDWARDS BUTTER KNIFE,  Holmes Edwards Romance 72+ Piece Silverware Set with original case,  SET OF 2 TABLESPOONS HOLMES EDWARDS BRIGHT FUTURE,  Holmes Edwards Youth round soup spoon 7 inches long no monogram,  CENTURY 1923 SILVERPLATE FRENCH BLADE KNIVES INTERNATIONAL HOLMES,  Holmes and Edwards Silverplate SOUP SPOONS Flatware patina VINTAGE,  Holmes Edwards Dolly Madison 1911 Large Silverplate Jelly Server EUC,  Lot of 8 ORNATE Vintage Silverplate TEASPOONS HOLMES EDWARDS SILVER FASHION,  International Holmes Edwards Flatware YOUTH PATTERN 48 Pcs,  1937 Baby Fork Spoon Alice in Wonderland Holmes and EdwardsISUSA Bridgeport CT,  46 Pc Holmes Edwards Silverplated Silverware Set 1921 Hostess,  VTG Set of 4 SPRING GARDEN PATTERN TEA SPOONS HOLMES EDWARDS,  WOODSONG 3 Piece PlaceSettings Holmes Edwards 1958 International Silverplate,  WOODSONG 6 Teaspoons Holmes Edwards 1958 International Silverplate Flatware,  Holmes and Edwards Silverplate Spring Garden Serving Spoon bx8,  Holmes Edwards IS Deep Silver Silver Fashion Spoon,  Holmes Edwards Silverplate MAY QUEEN 5 1 4 Demitasse Youth Spoon,  Holmes Edwards Orient Venice XIV 3 SERVING SPOONS 3 FORKS 2 TEASPOONS,  8 Rogers Bros Silver Plate Eternally Yours Cocktail Seafood Forks Holmes Edwards,  DANISH PRINCESS SCARCE SILVERPLATED HOLLOWARE BOWL HOLMES EDWARDS c1938,  ANTIQUE HOLMES EDWARDS XIV SILVERPLATE LADLE with LILY PATTERN,  DANISH PRINCESS BY HOLMES EDWARDS PLATE SILVERPLATE COFFEE SPOON 5 5 8,  Holmes And Edwards silverplated set Silverware,  

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