Holmes & Edwards Silverplate Antiques


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HOSTESS HOLMES  EDWARDS SILVER PLATE TEASPOON
HOSTESS HOLMES EDWARDS SILVER PLATE TEASPOON
$2.00
Holmes and Edwards DANISH PRINCESS Silverplate True Dessert Fork c1938
Holmes and Edwards DANISH PRINCESS Silverplate True Dessert Fork c1938
$2.20
4 Holmes  Edwards YOUTH Pattern Silverplate SALAD FORKS c1940
4 Holmes Edwards YOUTH Pattern Silverplate SALAD FORKS c1940
$6.70
International Silver Holmes  Edwards 1916 Jamestown Silverplate Casserole Spoon
International Silver Holmes Edwards 1916 Jamestown Silverplate Casserole Spoon
$12.00
YOUTH by Holmes  Edwards International COVERED Vegetable Server RARE
YOUTH by Holmes Edwards International COVERED Vegetable Server RARE
$95.00
Lot of 2 HOLMES  EDWARDS Danish Princess 1953 Jelly Spoon  Teaspoon
Lot of 2 HOLMES EDWARDS Danish Princess 1953 Jelly Spoon Teaspoon
$9.99
8 PC LOT VINTAGE HOLMES EDWARDS DANISH PRINCESS SILVER PLATE TEASPOONS
8 PC LOT VINTAGE HOLMES EDWARDS DANISH PRINCESS SILVER PLATE TEASPOONS
$29.99
Holmes  Edwards International WOODSONG Meat Serving Fork 1958
Holmes Edwards International WOODSONG Meat Serving Fork 1958
$2.50
Holmes  Edwards CAROLINA Silverplate Flatware Butter Knife Brooklawn Plate
Holmes Edwards CAROLINA Silverplate Flatware Butter Knife Brooklawn Plate
$6.95
Holmes  Edwards XIV Butter Knife NICE
Holmes Edwards XIV Butter Knife NICE
$7.99
Holmes  Edwards PAGEANT silverplate cold meat buffet serving fork
Holmes Edwards PAGEANT silverplate cold meat buffet serving fork
$9.95
Napoleon Silverplate Flatware 19 pcs 1929 Holmes  Edwards Art Deco
Napoleon Silverplate Flatware 19 pcs 1929 Holmes Edwards Art Deco
$14.95
1916 JAMESTOWN HOLMES  EDWARDS SILVER PLATE 4 DINNER FORKS 7 1 2 IN L GC E
1916 JAMESTOWN HOLMES EDWARDS SILVER PLATE 4 DINNER FORKS 7 1 2 IN L GC E
$9.99
Holmes  Edwards Serving Tray Spring Garden International Silver Co 2019
Holmes Edwards Serving Tray Spring Garden International Silver Co 2019
$12.00
Silverplate 7 SERVING DESSERT FORK Holmes  Edwards PAGEANT
Silverplate 7 SERVING DESSERT FORK Holmes Edwards PAGEANT
$7.60
HOLMES  EDWARDS VINTAGE 1923CENTURY PATTERN SILVERPLATE PICKLE  OLIVE FORK
HOLMES EDWARDS VINTAGE 1923CENTURY PATTERN SILVERPLATE PICKLE OLIVE FORK
$7.99
HOLMES  EDWARDS VINTAGE 1923 CENTURY PATTERN SILVERPLATED CHEESE SERVER
HOLMES EDWARDS VINTAGE 1923 CENTURY PATTERN SILVERPLATED CHEESE SERVER
$12.99
9 HOLMES  EDWARDS VINTAGE 1923 CENTURY PATTERN SILVERPLATED BUTTER SPREADERS
9 HOLMES EDWARDS VINTAGE 1923 CENTURY PATTERN SILVERPLATED BUTTER SPREADERS
$25.99
12 HOLMES  EDWARDS VINTAGE1923 CENTURY PATTERN SILVERPLATED SALAD FORKS
12 HOLMES EDWARDS VINTAGE1923 CENTURY PATTERN SILVERPLATED SALAD FORKS
$35.99
12 HOLMES  EDWARDS VINTAGE 1923 CENTURY PATTERN SILVERPLATED DINNER FORKS
12 HOLMES EDWARDS VINTAGE 1923 CENTURY PATTERN SILVERPLATED DINNER FORKS
$35.99
9 HOLMES  EDWARDS VINTAGE 1923 CENTURY PATTERN SILVERPLATED TEA SPOONS
9 HOLMES EDWARDS VINTAGE 1923 CENTURY PATTERN SILVERPLATED TEA SPOONS
$26.99

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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.

Set of 3 Silver Plate Serving Spoons Carolina by Holmes Edwards,  Silver Plate Ladle Pearl Fenwick Lancaster by Holmes Edwards,  Holmes Edwards Spring Garden Set of 6 Dinner Knives Silverplate Flatware Lot C,  Holmes Edwards Century Set of 6 Salad Forks Silverplate Flatware Lot D,  1957 Holmes Edwards Deep Silver Cold Meat Serving Fork Silver Fashion pattern,  Holmes Edwards First Lady 5 pc Place Setting Engraved L,  Holmes Edwards First Lady Silverplate Sugar Spoon Butter Knife,  ORIENT VENICE1904 HOLMES EDWARDS SILVERPLATE 8 TABLESPOON MONO Z 2439,  Vintage Holmes And Edwards Deep silver Childrens Fork Spoon,  Holmes Edwards Intl 1898 Beaded Silver Plate PEARL Butter or Tea Knife 75,  Vtg Antique Silverplate International Holmes + Edwards XIV Marina Cheese Scoop,  Holmes Edwards DANISH PRINCESS Pattern Teaspoon Silverplate,  IS Holmes Edwards MAY QUEEN Pierced Serving Spoon Silverplate Silverware,  Holmes and Edwards Silverplate Berry Spoon Carolina Pattern ca 1914,  HOLMES AND EDWARDS 1938 SILVERPLATE FORKS SET OF 8,  HOLMES AND EDWARDS 1938 DANISH PRINCESS BUTTER KNIFE AND SUGAR SPOON,  ORIENT VENICE1904 HOLMES EDWARDS SILVERPLATE GRAVY LADLE 2438,  ORIENT VENICE1904 HOLMES EDWARDS SILVERPLATE 6 1 4 YOUTH FORK 2441,  Holmes Edwards 1952 Romance Pattern Silverplate Dinner Knives Set of 6,  Holmes Edwards Romance 1952 teaspoon 6 1 8 inches long,  4 Pieces Holmes Edwards Romance 2 Salad Forks 2 Teaspoons Silverplate,  Vintage Holmes Edwards Soup Spoons Six 1938 initial S,  Carolina Silverplate Holmes Edwards 1914 4 Serving Pieces,  VINTAGE HOLMES EDWARDS FIRST LADY 1933 PATTERN 6 TEASPOON SET,  VINTAGE HOLMES EDWARDS DEEPSILVER SILERPLATE BRIGHT FUTURE SERVING FORK,  Holmes Edwards Jamestown fork about 7 inches long monogrammed E,  Holmes Edwards ROMANCE Pattern Teaspoon Silverplate c1952 59,  Vintage Holmes Edwards Silverplate Cold Meat Serving Fork Long,  Holmes Edwards Danish Princess 3 Serving Pieces Fork Sugar Silverplate Lot J,  Holmes Edwards IS Silverplate 1940s Baby Child Fork Spoon,  Holmes Edwards Spring Garden Set 4 Teaspoons Spoons Silverplate Flatware,  HOLMES EDWARDS SILVER FORK 9,  Napoleon Holmes Edwards Silverplate Grille Forks,  1847 ROGERS FORK Holmes Edwards SPOON Infant Baby Heirloom Silver Plate,  Holmes Edwards IS Guest Of Honor Long Dinner Forks set of 6,  Holmes Edwards IS Guest Of Honor Forks set of 3,  Holmes Edwards IS Guest Of Honor Tablespoons set of 6 725,  Holmes Edwards IS Guest Of Honor Teaspoons set of 5 6,  Antique Holmes Edwards Pearl Lancaster Fenwick silverplate tea knife XIV cross,  DANISH PRINCESS Pie Cake Server Offset Blade Vintage Holmes Edwards Silverplate,  VTG HOLMES EDWARDS DEEP SILVER PIE CAKE SERVER,  VTG Holmes Edwards silver plate fruit knife,  15 Piece Holmes Edwards DANISH PRINCESS Flatware Silverware Lot,  1938 Holmes Edwards Danish Princess Salad ForksSet of 8 Very NiceFree Ship,  Holmes Edwards May Queen HUGE Service for 12 115 Pieces w Drawer Chest,  Holmes Edwards Silverplate Spring Garden 4 Butter Spreaders 1949,  Holmes Edwards Silverplate Danish Princess For 12 Serving Pierces Chest ,  Holmes Edwards Silverplate Spring Garden 6 Teaspoons 1 Sugar Spoon 1949 ,  HOLMES EDWARDS ROMANCE 4 Dinner KNIVES 9 long excellent antique 1925,  4 VINTAGE 1952 HOLMES EDWARDS ROMANCE TEASPOONS SILVER PLATE FLATWARE,  

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