Holmes & Edwards Silverplate Antiques


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Antique Gold Plated Waldo HE Holmes And Edwards PAT 1890 Grapefruit Spoon
Antique Gold Plated Waldo HE Holmes And Edwards PAT 1890 Grapefruit Spoon
$8.00
Holmes  Edwards Sugar Spoon Century Silverplate 1923 Silverware Vintage
Holmes Edwards Sugar Spoon Century Silverplate 1923 Silverware Vintage
$3.99
HOLMES  EDWARDS SILVER PLATED FLATWARE SET FOR 7KNIVESFORKSSPOONS
HOLMES EDWARDS SILVER PLATED FLATWARE SET FOR 7KNIVESFORKSSPOONS
$65.99
Holmes  Edwards Silverplate Serving Pastry Fork 1914 Carolina N
Holmes Edwards Silverplate Serving Pastry Fork 1914 Carolina N
$16.99
6 INTERNATIONAL HOLMES  EDWARDS SILVERPLATE TEASPOONS MAY QUEEN
6 INTERNATIONAL HOLMES EDWARDS SILVERPLATE TEASPOONS MAY QUEEN
$24.00
1898 Holmes  Edwards Silverplate Pearl 8 1 2 Casserole Spoon Marked B
1898 Holmes Edwards Silverplate Pearl 8 1 2 Casserole Spoon Marked B
$9.99
VINTAGE SILVER PLATE SERVING TRAY FLOWERS EMBOSSED HOLMES EDWARDS SPRING GARDEN
VINTAGE SILVER PLATE SERVING TRAY FLOWERS EMBOSSED HOLMES EDWARDS SPRING GARDEN
$179.00
Vintage Silverware Set International Silver Co Holmes  Edwards ROMANCE 66pc BOX
Vintage Silverware Set International Silver Co Holmes Edwards ROMANCE 66pc BOX
$199.00
3 HOLMES  EDWARDS VINTAGE1938 DANISH PRINCESS PATTERN SILVERPLATED SALAD FORKS
3 HOLMES EDWARDS VINTAGE1938 DANISH PRINCESS PATTERN SILVERPLATED SALAD FORKS
$7.99
Holmes  Edwards ORIENT VENICE Silverplate Cream Ladle  dinner fork
Holmes Edwards ORIENT VENICE Silverplate Cream Ladle dinner fork
$22.00
HOLMES  EDWARDS 1903 WESTFIELD CARVING KNIFE
HOLMES EDWARDS 1903 WESTFIELD CARVING KNIFE
$13.99
8 PC LOT VINTAGE HOLMES EDWARDS DANISH PRINCESS SILVER PLATE TEASPOONS
8 PC LOT VINTAGE HOLMES EDWARDS DANISH PRINCESS SILVER PLATE TEASPOONS
$29.99
Baby Fork and Spoon Set Holmes and Edwards vintage Babys got class
Baby Fork and Spoon Set Holmes and Edwards vintage Babys got class
$9.99
Vintage Holmes  Edwards Silverplate Napoleon Pattern Meat Serving Fork
Vintage Holmes Edwards Silverplate Napoleon Pattern Meat Serving Fork
$24.00
Antique HOLMES  EDWARDS Pearl Fenwick Lancaster Silverplated Scalloped Spoon
Antique HOLMES EDWARDS Pearl Fenwick Lancaster Silverplated Scalloped Spoon
$9.99
Lot 2 Vintage Holmes  Edwards Silverplate YOUREX Silverseal Serving Fork 8
Lot 2 Vintage Holmes Edwards Silverplate YOUREX Silverseal Serving Fork 8
$12.74
1923 Century By Holmes  Edwards SilverPlate flatware service for 8 missing 1 pc
1923 Century By Holmes Edwards SilverPlate flatware service for 8 missing 1 pc
$65.00
2 Holmes And Edwards Century Silverplate Serving Vegetable Spoons
2 Holmes And Edwards Century Silverplate Serving Vegetable Spoons
$8.00
4 BUTTER KNIVES HOLMES  EDWARDS deep silverplate SILVER FASHION original box
4 BUTTER KNIVES HOLMES EDWARDS deep silverplate SILVER FASHION original box
$14.50
Holmes and Edwards Lovely Lady Set 44 pcs
Holmes and Edwards Lovely Lady Set 44 pcs
$79.00

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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.

HOLMES EDWARDS INTERNATIONAL SILVERPLATE MEAT FORK CAROLINA pattern 1914,  Holmes Edwards Silverplate Flatware Set 1938 Danish Princes 73 Pieces,  Holmes Edwards Danish Princess 5 Serving Pieces Spoons Pie Silverplate Lot K,  DANISH PRINCESS Baby Fork Baby Spoon Set Holmes Edwards1938 Silverplate,  DANISH PRINCESS 4 Salad Dessert Forks Holmes Edwards 1938 Silverplate Flatware,  Holmes Edwards IS Carolina Pattern 1914 Long Cocktail Fork,  Antique HOLMES EDWARDS 1898 Pearl Pattern Silverplate Baby Spoon HELEN,  Vintage Holmes Edwards Elegant Silver Plate Salad Forks 6 Pcs Silverware,  Woodsong Wood Song silverplate Holmes Edwards H E Cold Meat Serving Fork,  Holmes and Edwards Carolina Silverplate Serving Fork,  Holmes Edwards Silver Plated Serving Spoon Fork Deep Silver Set,  4 International Silver Holmes Edwards ROMANCE Silverplate Dinner Knives 1925,  6 International Silver Holmes Edwards HOSTESS Silverplate Salad Forks 1921,  SPRING GARDEN HOLMES EDWARDS SILVERPLATE BERRY SPOON SERVING FORK 1949,  Holmes Edwards Tea Spoons 3,  Vintage Holmes Edwards XIV 1894 Rialto Pattern Silverplate 6 in Spoon,  CENTURY 1923 CHILDS SPOON BY HOLMES EDWARDS,  Holmes Edwards International Silver Spring Garden Coffee Serving Set Silverplt,  6 OPAL aka TRIUMPH 1890 ORNATE Dinner Forks Holmes Edwards XIV Silverplate,  Holmes Edwards Lafayette Cold Meat Salad Serving Fork1908,  VINTAGE INTERNATIONAL SILVER HOLMES EDWARDS 51 PIECE FLOWER FORKS KNIFES SPOONS,  8 Holmes Edwards Silverplate Teaspoons Romance Pattern 1952,  8 Holmes Edwards Silverplate Dinner Knives Romance Pattern 1952,  Antique Holmes Edwards silverplate casserole w Pre Ban ivory handles 1800s,  Vintage Antique soup egg spoon scalloped Holmes and Edwards IS,  HOLMES EDWARDS WOODSONG Deep Silver set for 12 +xtra tspns 6 serv pcs,  Antique Holmes Edwards Silverplate Pastry Server Scoop MARINA 1896 Gold Wash,  Holmes Edwards CAROLINA 1914 6 HH dinner knives flower basket motif,  Holmes Edwards CAROLINA 1914 cake gingerbread serving fork Fred Brodegaard,  Holmes Edwards CAROLINA 1914 gravy ladle flower basket motif,  Holmes Edwards CAROLINA 1914 HH carving fillet knife flower basket motif,  Holmes Edwards CAROLINA 1914 HH ice cream knife plated blade flower basket,  Holmes Edwards CAROLINA 1914 large serving fork flower basket motif,  Holmes Edwards CAROLINA 1914 round pierced tomato server flower basket motif,  HOLMES EDWARDS WOODSONG Deep Silver meat fork casserole berry spoon,  HOLMES EDWARDS WOODSONG Deep Silver set of 5 dinner knives,  Vtg Holmes Edwards XIV Silverplate Ranch Bowl Ladle 11 3 4 Pre Owned,  1895 Holmes and Edwards LINCOLN Sugar Spoon Silverplate 6 No mono Sauce,  HOLMES EDWARDS IS Silver Plate VINTAGE Pie Server Estate Sale item Used,  Vintage Holmes and Edwards vintage silverplate set and walnut wood box,  1958 Holmes and Edwards Serving Spoon and Cold Meat Fork in Woodsong Pattern,  HOLMES EDWARDS INTERNATIONAL SILVER PLATE BRIGHT FUTURE OVAL SOUP SPOON 7 3 8,  DE SANCY ROSELAND SILVERPLATE Sugar Spoon 1915 Holmes Edwards,  Holmes and Edwards silver plate danish princess dinner forks 7 1 2 lot of 8,  VINTAGE HOLMES EDWARDS 20PC DEEP SILVER FINISH PLATE FLAT WARE UTENSIL SET LOT,  Holmes Edwards I S Lyonnaise silver childs flatware set 1879 2pc Rare,  Vintage Holmes Edwards Silverplate Cold Meat Serving Fork Long,  HOLMES EDWARDS 1954 BRIGHT FUTURE SET OF 2 TEASPOONS,  Vintage Holmes Edwards XIV 3 Tine Spoon ORIENT Venice Silverplate UNIQUE,  YOUTH1940 BY HOLMESEDWARDS SILVERPLATE PLACE SPOON K987,  

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