Holmes & Edwards Silverplate Antiques


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12 TEASPOONS Holmes  Edwards Silverplate Lovely Lady 6 1 8 c1937 Exclnt
12 TEASPOONS Holmes Edwards Silverplate Lovely Lady 6 1 8 c1937 Exclnt
$28.00
Holmes and Edwards Dolly Madison Cream Ladle 1911 Bright and Shiny
Holmes and Edwards Dolly Madison Cream Ladle 1911 Bright and Shiny
$8.99
Holmes  Edwards Jelly Server Pattern Danish Princess
Holmes Edwards Jelly Server Pattern Danish Princess
$9.95
Holmes  Edwards Silverplate Jelly Knife PatternMay Queen Circa1951c
Holmes Edwards Silverplate Jelly Knife PatternMay Queen Circa1951c
$15.00
Holmes  Edwards Three Small Butter Knifes PatternSilverfashion
Holmes Edwards Three Small Butter Knifes PatternSilverfashion
$10.00
Holmes  Edwards Cake  Pastry Serving Fork Circa 1935s
Holmes Edwards Cake Pastry Serving Fork Circa 1935s
$12.00
Holmes  Edwards Small Spoon Bridgeport CTPattern Rockford 1897c
Holmes Edwards Small Spoon Bridgeport CTPattern Rockford 1897c
$9.95
Holmes  Edwards Spring Garden Silverplate Bread Tray
Holmes Edwards Spring Garden Silverplate Bread Tray
$8.00
Spring Garden 1949 Dessert Server Pierced Holmes  Edwards Silver Plate
Spring Garden 1949 Dessert Server Pierced Holmes Edwards Silver Plate
$13.59
36 Pc Lot 7 place setting Holmes Edwards Silver plated Flatware
36 Pc Lot 7 place setting Holmes Edwards Silver plated Flatware
$49.36
2 Youth by Holmes  Edwards Silverplate Baby Spoons engraved Brent  Bruce
2 Youth by Holmes Edwards Silverplate Baby Spoons engraved Brent Bruce
$16.00
1957 Holmes  Edwards Flatware Brochure
1957 Holmes Edwards Flatware Brochure
$8.99
Vintage 50s Mid Century Holmes  Edwards IS Spring Garden Baby Fork 4 1 4
Vintage 50s Mid Century Holmes Edwards IS Spring Garden Baby Fork 4 1 4
$9.99
Lot Of 4 Salad Forks YOUTH 1940 by HOLMES  EDWARDS
Lot Of 4 Salad Forks YOUTH 1940 by HOLMES EDWARDS
$3.99
Lot of 4 Grille Knives 1940 YOUTH by HOLMES  EDWARDS Silverplate
Lot of 4 Grille Knives 1940 YOUTH by HOLMES EDWARDS Silverplate
$1.99
Master Butter And Sugar Spoon Set YOUTH 1940 by HOLMES  EDWARDS
Master Butter And Sugar Spoon Set YOUTH 1940 by HOLMES EDWARDS
$1.99
Cold Meat Fork Holmes  Edwards 1909 DOLLY MADISON Pattern Silverplate
Cold Meat Fork Holmes Edwards 1909 DOLLY MADISON Pattern Silverplate
$1.99
Lot 2 Oval Soup Spoons  1 Dinner Knife 1937 LOVELY LADY Holmes  Edwards
Lot 2 Oval Soup Spoons 1 Dinner Knife 1937 LOVELY LADY Holmes Edwards
$1.99
56 pcs Holmes  Edwards LOVELY LADY silverplate c1937 Near Mint
56 pcs Holmes Edwards LOVELY LADY silverplate c1937 Near Mint
$100.00
8 Holmes  Edwards 1949 Spring Garden ROSES Salad Dessert Forks Silver Plate Fla
8 Holmes Edwards 1949 Spring Garden ROSES Salad Dessert Forks Silver Plate Fla
$15.99
Vintage Interational Holmes  Edwards Silverplate 1940 YOUTH 6 Dinner Knives
Vintage Interational Holmes Edwards Silverplate 1940 YOUTH 6 Dinner Knives
$28.00

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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.

Jamestown Holmes Edwards IS Silverplate 2 Teaspoons Spoons No Monograms 1916,  Vintage antique Holmes Edwards IS Deep Silver serving spoon and fork salad,  Spring Garden 8 6 pc Place Settings 52 pcs Holmes Edwards Silverplate,  DANISH PRINCESS 1938 Holmes Edwards JELLY SERVER 6 1 4 SILVER PLATE,  1923 Holmes Edwards Silverplate Century 625 Short Handle Pickle Olive Fork,  1923 Holmes Edwards Silverplate Century 8 1 4 Cake Serving Fork,  Vintage Holmes And Edwards Silver Plate Silverware With Box Antique Silver,  Holmes Edwards 1940 Youth Pattern Salad Dessert Forks IS Silverplate Flatware,  1951 Holmes Edwards Silverplate May Queen 8 1 2 Pierced Tablespoon,  Holmes Edwards 1940 Youth Pattern 6 Teaspoons IS Silverplate Floral Flatware,  Beautiful 67 Pc Set of Holmes Edwards Pageant Silverplated Flatware,  6 Edwards and Holmes Spoons pattern unknown silverplate,  First Lady Silverplate Carving Set 1933 Vintage Holmes Edwards Flatware 2pc Lot,  Antique Holmes Edwards International Silver Plate Rialto 1894 Strawberry Forks,  Vintage 1915 Holmes Edwards De Sancy Roseland claw sugar tongs silverpl,  4 Holmes And Edwards XIV Silverplate Serving Spoons B,  SET of 4 DINNER TEASPOONS 1940 YOUTH PATTERN HOLMES EDWARDS MINT SILVER PLATE,  SET of 4 SALAD FORKS 1940 YOUTH PATTERN HOLMES EDWARDS SILVER PLATE MINT,   Holmes Edwards SILVERPLATE LOT DANISH PRINCESS,   Holmes Edwards SILVERPLATE LOT Butter Sugar,  YOUTH 4 Piece Place Setting Holmes Edwards 1940 Silverplate Flatware,  YOUTH 6 Teaspoons Holmes Edwards1940 International Silverplate Flatware,  YOUTH 5 Piece Place Setting Holmes Edwards 1940 Silverplate Flatware,  YOUTH 2 Table Serving Spoons Holmes Edwards 1940 International Silverplate,  BRIGHT FUTURE 5 Piece Place Setting Holmes Edwards 1954 Silverplate Flatware,  BRIGHT FUTURE 4 Piece Place Setting Holmes Edwards 1954 Silverplate Flatware,  Holmes Edwards IS Silverplate Danish Princess Pattern Pierced Casserole Spoon,  Silver Fashion Pattern Serving Fork Spoon Holmes Edwards 1957 Deepsilver,  Holmes Edwards Set of 5 Gumbo Spoons,  Holmes Edwards Small ladle Pattern Saybrook Circa1919s,  Silver Butterknife Holmes Edwards IS Monogram G Vintage Antique CL20 3a,  1898 HOLMES EDWARDS PEARL FENWICK LANCASTER SCALLOPED CASSEROLE BERRY SPOON,  Vintage Holmes Edwards Serving Fork Deep Silver Fashion Silverplate,  Holmes and Edwards Silverplate Century 4 Teaspoons bx20,  Four Holmes Edwards 1938 DANISH PRINCESS Silverplate Flatware Teaspoons,  Antique 1916 Holmes Edwards Jamestown Tomato Server Pickle Fork Nice ,  Antique Holmes Edwards XIV Silver Plated Tea Spoon Silverware Rare Design,  Holmes and Edwards Silverplate Danish Princess Set of 4 Forks 7 inch,  Holmes and Edwards Silverplate Danish Princess Set of 4 Dinner Spoons 75 inch,  Holmes and Edwards Silverplate Danish Princess Set of 4 Knives 9 inch,  Holmes and Edwards Silverplate Danish Princess Set of 4 Forks 75 inch,  Holmes and Edwards Silverplate Danish Princess Set of 4 Tea Spoons 625 inch,  Holmes and Edwards Silverplate Danish Princess Set of 4 Soup Spoons 7 inch,  CHARM SILVERPLATED GRAVY LADLE HOLMES EDWARDS 1929,  Vintage Holmes and Edwards Silverplate Berryspoon,  Vtg 1923 Century Silver plate by International Silver Holmes Edwards Set 27,  SET of 4 DINNER SOUP SPOONS 1940 YOUTH PATTERN HOLMES EDWARDS SILVER PLATE,  1952 HOLMES EDWARDS ROMANCE PATTERN BABY CHILDS SPOON INTERNATIONAL SILVER,  HOLMES EDWARDS 10 PLACE SETTINGS OF SILVERPLATE FLATWARE DANISH PRINCESS,  Vintage 14 pc HolmesEdwards silver plate dinnerdessert fork and soup spoon set,  

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