Holmes & Edwards Silverplate Antiques


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ANTIQUE SILVERPLATE BABY SPOON DANISH PRINCESS 1938 HOLMESEDWARDS IS
ANTIQUE SILVERPLATE BABY SPOON DANISH PRINCESS 1938 HOLMESEDWARDS IS
$8.50
GRAVY LADLE Vintage HOLMES  EDWARDS silverplate LOVELY LADY pattern EXCELLENT
GRAVY LADLE Vintage HOLMES EDWARDS silverplate LOVELY LADY pattern EXCELLENT
$25.00
SPREADER  SUGAR SPOON SET Vintage HOLMES  EDWARDS silverplate LOVELY LADY
SPREADER SUGAR SPOON SET Vintage HOLMES EDWARDS silverplate LOVELY LADY
$15.00
DINNER KNIFE Vintage HOLMES  EDWARDS silverplate LOVELY LADY pattern EXC
DINNER KNIFE Vintage HOLMES EDWARDS silverplate LOVELY LADY pattern EXC
$7.00
SALAD FORK Vintage HOLMES  EDWARDS silverplate LOVELY LADY pattern LOVELY
SALAD FORK Vintage HOLMES EDWARDS silverplate LOVELY LADY pattern LOVELY
$7.00
DINNER FORK Vintage HOLMES  EDWARDS silverplate LOVELY LADY pattern LOVELY
DINNER FORK Vintage HOLMES EDWARDS silverplate LOVELY LADY pattern LOVELY
$7.00
MEAT FORK Vintage HOLMES  EDWARDS silverplate LOVELY LADY pattern EXCELLENT
MEAT FORK Vintage HOLMES EDWARDS silverplate LOVELY LADY pattern EXCELLENT
$25.00
CASSEROLE SPOON Vintage HOLMES  EDWARDS silverplate LOVELY LADY pattern EXC
CASSEROLE SPOON Vintage HOLMES EDWARDS silverplate LOVELY LADY pattern EXC
$20.00
TEA SPOON Vintage HOLMES  EDWARDS silverplate LOVELY LADY pattern EXCELLENT
TEA SPOON Vintage HOLMES EDWARDS silverplate LOVELY LADY pattern EXCELLENT
$5.00
DEMITASSE SPOON Vintage HOLMES  EDWARDS silverplate LOVELY LADY pattern EXC
DEMITASSE SPOON Vintage HOLMES EDWARDS silverplate LOVELY LADY pattern EXC
$10.00
GUMBO SOUP SPOON Vintage HOLMES  EDWARDS silverplate LOVELY LADY pattern EXC
GUMBO SOUP SPOON Vintage HOLMES EDWARDS silverplate LOVELY LADY pattern EXC
$7.00
Silverplate 7 SERVING DESSERT FORK Holmes  Edwards PAGEANT
Silverplate 7 SERVING DESSERT FORK Holmes Edwards PAGEANT
$7.60
Vtg Holmes  Edwards FIRST LADY 1933 Silverware Silverplate Flatware Set Lot
Vtg Holmes Edwards FIRST LADY 1933 Silverware Silverplate Flatware Set Lot
$31.99
Pageant silverplate holmes  edwards Pickle Fork
Pageant silverplate holmes edwards Pickle Fork
$3.50
HOLMES  EDWARDS SILVERPLATE COMMUNITY PLATE 42 PIECES
HOLMES EDWARDS SILVERPLATE COMMUNITY PLATE 42 PIECES
$19.83
Vtg 6 Piece Set JAPANESE Pattern Silverplate By Holmes  Edwards 1885 For BS Co
Vtg 6 Piece Set JAPANESE Pattern Silverplate By Holmes Edwards 1885 For BS Co
$69.99
Vintage Holmes  Edwards 5 Sugar Shell AQ416
Vintage Holmes Edwards 5 Sugar Shell AQ416
$14.99
Vintage Holmes  Edwards 5 SilverPlate 90 Degree Fish Cheese Butter Knife AQ412
Vintage Holmes Edwards 5 SilverPlate 90 Degree Fish Cheese Butter Knife AQ412
$7.99
Vintage Holmes  Edwards deep siver spoon
Vintage Holmes Edwards deep siver spoon
$9.99
Holmes  Edwards CAROLINA 1914 round pierced tomato server
Holmes Edwards CAROLINA 1914 round pierced tomato server
$28.50
Holmes  Edwards CAROLINA 1914 cake gingerbread serving fork Fred Brodegaard
Holmes Edwards CAROLINA 1914 cake gingerbread serving fork Fred Brodegaard
$28.50

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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 Silverplate Flatware Romance Floral Round Soup Gumbo Spoon 1,  52 Pieces Holmes Edwards International Silver Danish Princess Service for 8,  Holmes Edwards Silver Plated Place Setting,  Holmes Edwards Silverplate Danish Princess Pattern 6 Dinner Forks,  Holmes Edwards Silverplate Flatware,  holmes and edwards silverplate Spoon Marina Fashinoned 1896 Stylized H vintage,  International Holmes and Edwards Windsong Salad Serving Set silverplate bx22,  Holmes Edwards Spring Garden Oval Serving Platter,  Vintage Teaspoon Holmes Edwards Spring Garden Silverplate,  6 Holmes Edwards 1940 Youth Grille Viande Forks IS Silverplate 546,  6 Holmes Edwards 1940 Youth Pattern Salad Dessert Forks IS Silverplate 549,  AMERICAN BEAUTY ROSE By HOLMES AND EDWARDS Rare Salad Fork S ,  6 Holmes Edwards 1927 Newport Pattern Luncheon Forks Silverplate Flatware 556,  Holmes Edwards Silverplate Tablespoon YOUTH,  Holmes Edwards Silverplate IND Salad Forks YOUTH Two,  Stunning Holmes Edwards American Beauty Rose Ladle,  Holmes Edwards Silverplate Dinner Fork YOUTH Three,  Holmes and Edwards Lovely Lady Lot 17 pcs,  Vintage Holmes Edwards 1923 Century Silverplate Flatware As Is Junk Craft Lot,  Holmes Edwards XIV Silver Plate Infant Spoon,  1890 Holmes Edwards TRIUMPH Opal Wedding Cake Saw Ornate Silver Plate Flatware,  Holmes Edwards WOODSONG serving set spoon fork salad casserole buffet,  1894 Waldo Holmes Edwards Rialto Gold Aluminum Demitasse Spoons set of 5,  International Holmes Edwards Silverplate Carolina Soup Spoons 5 Nice Pieces,  Holmes Edwards SPRING GARDEN Set of 4 Serving Pieces Silverplate Lot F,  Vintage Holmes Edwards danish princess silverplate baby cup 1938,  HOLMES EDWARDS XIV HE Jamestown Silverplate 12 Salad Dessert Forks 6 1916,  HOLMES EDWARDS XIV HE Silverplate 23 Misc Pieces Initial N,  Vintage flatware set wooden case box by Holmes and Edwards Deep Silver,  Holmes Edwards Deepsilver IS 1958 Woodsong Cold Meat Fork Serving Spoon,  VINTAGE SPOON FORK EARRINGS Rare Holmes Edwards 1923 Century Silverware Jewelry,  1916 JAMESTOWN HOLMES EDWARDS SILVER PLATE FIRTH BREARLEY 2 HH DINNER KNIVES,  3 Old Holmes Edwards Bride Silver Dinner Knives 9 inch Original Blades 1906,  Holmes Edwards Deepsilver Deep Silver Slotted Serving Spoon Silverplate 85,  ART DECO SILVER PLATE ICE CREAM FORKS HOLMES EDWARDS HOSTESS 1921,  Holmes Edwards Silver Plate Flatware Bright Future 4 Pieces Meat Fork Excellent,  Lot of 6 Holmes Edwards 1938 Danish Princess 6 7 8 Salad Forks 3 imperfect,  Holmes Edwards 1904 Venice Orient Large Casserole Serving Spoon Silverplate,  ANTIQUE HOLMES EDWARDS XIV SHELL SERVING SPOON SILVERPLATE 575,  HOLMES EDWARDS DEEP SILVER SUGAR SPOON BRIGHT FUTURE,  4 International Holmes Edwards DANISH PRINCESS Grille Luncheon Forks 1938,  HOLMES EDWARDS DEEP SILVER SPREADER KNIFE BRIGHT FUTURE,  Silverplate 4 Dinner Knives marked Holmes Edwards Youth Pattern flatware,  Holmes Edwards Antique Baby Fork Floral Rose Handle,  MASTERPIECE1932HOLMES EDWARDS SILVERPLATE BUTTER SPREADER 2205,  May Queen Holmes Edwards 1951 Silver Plate sugar Soon 2077,  LOT OF 2 HOLMES EDWARDS IS 6 1 2 SUGAR SPOON AND EPNS 5 SERVING KNIFE,  A BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE SILVERPLATE SERVING FORK HOLMES EDWARDS XIV ,  HOLMES EDWARDS IS Silverplate CENTURY c1923 PLACE TEA SPOON,  MASTERPIECE1932HOLMES EDWARDS SILVERPLATE SUGAR SPOON 2207,  

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