Holmes & Edwards Silverplate Antiques


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RHYTHMIC 6 Teaspoons Holmes  Edwards 1957 International Silverplate Flatware
RHYTHMIC 6 Teaspoons Holmes Edwards 1957 International Silverplate Flatware
$19.00
RHYTHMIC 4 Piece PlaceSettings Holmes  Edwards 1957 International Silverplate
RHYTHMIC 4 Piece PlaceSettings Holmes Edwards 1957 International Silverplate
$17.00
Holmes and Edwards ROMANCE Mid Century 1952 8 Piece Serving Hostess Set
Holmes and Edwards ROMANCE Mid Century 1952 8 Piece Serving Hostess Set
$59.00
VINTAGE CIRCA 1930s BUTTER KNIFE BY HOLMES  EDWARDS LOVELY LADY FREE SHIP
VINTAGE CIRCA 1930s BUTTER KNIFE BY HOLMES EDWARDS LOVELY LADY FREE SHIP
$9.95
VINTAGE HOLMES  EDWARDS LOVELY LADY PATTERN SERVING SPOON FREE SHIPPING
VINTAGE HOLMES EDWARDS LOVELY LADY PATTERN SERVING SPOON FREE SHIPPING
$9.95
12 pcs May Queen 1951 Holmes  Edwards Flatware Salad Forks Spoon Knives Tea
12 pcs May Queen 1951 Holmes Edwards Flatware Salad Forks Spoon Knives Tea
$24.99
INTERNATIONAL HOLMES  EDWARDS S P DANISH PRINCESS 40 PC GRILLE SETS 6 NO CHEST
INTERNATIONAL HOLMES EDWARDS S P DANISH PRINCESS 40 PC GRILLE SETS 6 NO CHEST
$70.00
Holmes  Edwards Silverplate Flatware Set with Box
Holmes Edwards Silverplate Flatware Set with Box
$100.00
1914 Carolina Pattern Cold Meat Fork By Holmes  Edwards Silver Plate 8 7 16 Lg
1914 Carolina Pattern Cold Meat Fork By Holmes Edwards Silver Plate 8 7 16 Lg
$59.99
1911 Dolly Madison Patt 4 Hollow Forks Cake  Serv By Holmes Edwards Silverplate
1911 Dolly Madison Patt 4 Hollow Forks Cake Serv By Holmes Edwards Silverplate
$49.99
Antique Grapefruit Spoon Holmes  Edwards XIV Triumph Opal Pattern Silver
Antique Grapefruit Spoon Holmes Edwards XIV Triumph Opal Pattern Silver
$9.99
55 Piece Lot Holmes  Edwards IS Bright Future 1954 Silverplate Flatware
55 Piece Lot Holmes Edwards IS Bright Future 1954 Silverplate Flatware
$82.50
Holmes  Edwards First Lady 1900 40 vintage silverplate pierced serving spoon
Holmes Edwards First Lady 1900 40 vintage silverplate pierced serving spoon
$19.99
BRIGHT FUTURE 24 Piece Service for 4 Holmes  Edwards 1954 Silverplate Flatware
BRIGHT FUTURE 24 Piece Service for 4 Holmes Edwards 1954 Silverplate Flatware
$60.00
SET of 6 GUMBO SPOONS Vintage HOLMES  EDWARDS silverplate PAGEANT pattern
SET of 6 GUMBO SPOONS Vintage HOLMES EDWARDS silverplate PAGEANT pattern
$45.00
SET of 6 SALAD FORKS Vintage HOLMES  EDWARDS silverplate FIRST LADY pattern
SET of 6 SALAD FORKS Vintage HOLMES EDWARDS silverplate FIRST LADY pattern
$30.00
SET 8 TEA SPOONS Vintage HOLMES  EDWARDS silverplate DANISH PRINCESS pattern
SET 8 TEA SPOONS Vintage HOLMES EDWARDS silverplate DANISH PRINCESS pattern
$35.00
SERVING SPOON Vintage HOLMES  EDWARDS silverplate MAY QUEEN pattern EXCELLENT
SERVING SPOON Vintage HOLMES EDWARDS silverplate MAY QUEEN pattern EXCELLENT
$20.00
MEAT FORK Vintage HOLMES  EDWARDS silverplate WOODSONG pattern LOVELY
MEAT FORK Vintage HOLMES EDWARDS silverplate WOODSONG pattern LOVELY
$10.00
SET of 4 TEA SPOONS Vintage HOLMES  EDWARDS silverplate LOVELY
SET of 4 TEA SPOONS Vintage HOLMES EDWARDS silverplate LOVELY
$15.00
SET 2 SERVING SPOONS Vintage HOLMES  EDWARDS silverplate SILVER FASHION patter
SET 2 SERVING SPOONS Vintage HOLMES EDWARDS silverplate SILVER FASHION patter
$25.00

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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.

Celestial Silverplate Dinner Fork Holmes Edwards XIV Vintage Advertising As Is,  Woodsong Wood Song silverplate Holmes Edwards H E Cold Meat Serving Fork,  Lot 5 Silver plated spoons baby spoon Holmes Edwards DEEPSILVER WM Rogers free,  Vintage Holmes Edwards Silverplate Curved Handled Baby Spoon,  JAMESTOWN Dinner Fork Salad Fork 1916 Holmes Edwards Silverplate,  Holmes Edwards Tea Spoons 3,  Vintage Holmes Edwards 5 Sugar Shell AQ416,  Vintage Holmes Edwards 5 SilverPlate 90 Degree Fish Cheese Butter Knife AQ412,  CENTURY 1923 CHILDS SPOON BY HOLMES EDWARDS,  VTG International Holmes Edwards HIAWATHA Flower 12 Silverplate Punch Ladle,  ANTIQUE SILVER PLATE 6 piece HOLMES EDWARDS SPOON FORK LOT,  4 set Dessert salad forks Danish Princess HolmesEdwards International flatware,  6 OPAL aka TRIUMPH 1890 ORNATE Dinner Forks Holmes Edwards XIV Silverplate,  SPRING GARDEN HOLMES EDWARDS SILVERPLATE BERRY SPOON SERVING FORK 1949,  Holmes Edwards Spring Garden 3 Salad Forks Silverplate,  4 Holmes Edwards 1940 Youth Dinner Forks IS International Silverplate Flatware,  Vintage Holmes Edwards Serving Fork Deep Silver Fashion Silverplate,  ANTIQUE HOLMES EDWARDS XIV SILVERPLATE LADLE with LILY PATTERN,  VINTAGE HOLMES EDWARDS DOLLY MADISON SILVER PLATE ICE CREAM SPORK SET OF 5,  LOVELY LADY by Holmes Edwards 8 Teaspoons circa 1937 2,  Vintage Set of 4 Holmes Edwards MAY QUEEN 1951 Pattern Dinner Knives,  Holmes Edwards Danish Princess 1938 Set of 2 teaspoons,  Vintage Set of 4 Holmes Edwards MAY QUEEN 1951 Pattern Dinner Forks,  17 Antique silver plate teaspoons 8 Holmes Edwards May Queen 6 SLGHR Co Viner,  DANISH PRINCESS 4 Piece Place SettingS 9Knife Holmes Edwards1938 Silverplate,  DANISH PRINCESS 5 Piece Place SettingS9Knife Holmes Edwards1938 Silverplate,  DANISH PRINCESS Baby Fork Baby Spoon Set Holmes Edwards1938 Silverplate,  Vintage Set of 4 Holmes Edwards MAY QUEEN 1951 Pattern Teaspoons,  Vintage Set of 4 Holmes Edwards MAY QUEEN 1951 Pattern Oval Place Spoons,  14 Soup spoon Holmes Edwards Danish Princess 9 Round Gumbo 5 Oval Place,  SET of 16 TEA SPOONS HOLMES EDWARDS silverplate FIRST LADY,  SET of 8 Dinner Knives HOLMES EDWARDS silverplate FIRST LADy,  SET 9 SALAD FORKS HOLMES EDWARDS silverplate DANISH PRINCESS pattern,  9 Holmes Edwards Danish Princess Teaspoons Silverplate,  SET of 5 serving pieces HOLMES EDWARDS silverplate FIRST LADy,  CENTURY 3 Piece Place SettingS 9 Knife Holmes Edwards 1923 International,  CENTURY 3 Piece Place SettingS 9 5 8Knife Holmes Edwards 1923 International,  52 Pc Set HOLMES EDWARDS Silverplate Silverware DANISH PRINCESS in Box No Mono,  Vintage Holmes Edwards Silverplate Flatware Spring Garden 52 pcs + Box,  Holmes Edwards DANISH PRINCESS SIlverplate 46 Pc Boxed Serv For 8 + Servers,  1958 Holmes and Edwards Serving Spoon and Cold Meat Fork in Woodsong Pattern,  Danish Princess Silverplate Dinner Set Chest Holmes Edwards Flatware 103pc Lot,  Holmes Edwards XIV Silverplate 1910 WASHINGTON PATTERN Set Of 6 DINNER FORKS,  Holmes Edwards Silverplate 1899 NASSAU FLEUR de LIS MASTER BUTTER KNIFE,  Greek Assyrian Cake Saw Holmes and Edwards Silverplate 1889,  Vintage Holmes and Edwards 2 pc Carving Meat Fork Silverplate,  Holmes Edwards I S Lyonnaise silver childs flatware set 1879 2pc Rare,  Lovely Lady Silverplate Casserole Spoon Holmes Edwards International Silver,  SET 6 TEA SPOONS Vintage HOLMES EDWARDS Silverplate PAGEANT Pattern Very Nice,  SET 7 SALAD FORKS Vintage HOLMES EDWARDS Silverplate PAGEANT Pattern Very Nice,  

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