Holmes & Edwards Silverplate Antiques


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ROMANCE 1952 Holmes  Edwards silverplate 63pc COMPLETE SET for 8 in ORIG CHEST
ROMANCE 1952 Holmes Edwards silverplate 63pc COMPLETE SET for 8 in ORIG CHEST
$179.00
Holmes  Edwards PEERLESS LEADER Silverplate Place Oval Soup Spoon Mono
Holmes Edwards PEERLESS LEADER Silverplate Place Oval Soup Spoon Mono
$9.00
3 Vtg 1923 Century Holmes  Edwards 6 Salad Forks
3 Vtg 1923 Century Holmes Edwards 6 Salad Forks
$28.89
5 Holmes  Edwards Intl Spring Garden Salad Forks PERFECT
5 Holmes Edwards Intl Spring Garden Salad Forks PERFECT
$24.89
5 Holmes  Edwards Intl Spring Garden Spoons Serving Teaspoon Sugar Beautiful
5 Holmes Edwards Intl Spring Garden Spoons Serving Teaspoon Sugar Beautiful
$20.00
Holmes  Edwards ORIENT VENICE Silverplate Cream Ladle  dinner fork
Holmes Edwards ORIENT VENICE Silverplate Cream Ladle dinner fork
$22.00
Holmes  Edwards Silverplate 1938 Danish Princess Jelly Server Spoon
Holmes Edwards Silverplate 1938 Danish Princess Jelly Server Spoon
$6.99
4 Holmes And Edwards XIV Silverplate Serving Spoons B
4 Holmes And Edwards XIV Silverplate Serving Spoons B
$8.25
6 Holmes  Edwards 1940 Youth Pattern Teaspoons IS Silverplate Flatware 122
6 Holmes Edwards 1940 Youth Pattern Teaspoons IS Silverplate Flatware 122
$9.99
Holmes  Edwards 1938 Danish Princess Pattern 3 Piece Youth Set Silverplate 121
Holmes Edwards 1938 Danish Princess Pattern 3 Piece Youth Set Silverplate 121
$9.99
1949 HolmesEdwards Pickle Olive Fork Spring Garden Pattern
1949 HolmesEdwards Pickle Olive Fork Spring Garden Pattern
$9.99
4 Holmes  Edwards 1940 Youth Grill Viande Forks IS International Silverplate 95
4 Holmes Edwards 1940 Youth Grill Viande Forks IS International Silverplate 95
$7.99
VINTAGE SILVER FASHION PLATE SERVING SPOON  MEAT FORK HOLMES EDWARDS 1957 1970
VINTAGE SILVER FASHION PLATE SERVING SPOON MEAT FORK HOLMES EDWARDS 1957 1970
$19.99
Vintage Holmes  Edwards Soup Spoon  Jelly Knife PatternDanish Princess
Vintage Holmes Edwards Soup Spoon Jelly Knife PatternDanish Princess
$30.00
SPRING GARDEN 1949 SILVERPLATE TEASPOONS HOLMES  EDWARDS INTERNATIONAL FLATWARE
SPRING GARDEN 1949 SILVERPLATE TEASPOONS HOLMES EDWARDS INTERNATIONAL FLATWARE
$6.95
ANTIQUE HOLMES  EDWARDS XIV SHELL SERVING SPOON SILVERPLATE 575
ANTIQUE HOLMES EDWARDS XIV SHELL SERVING SPOON SILVERPLATE 575
$19.95
Holmes  Edwards Silverplate 4 Iced Teaspoons And 1 Serving Spoon Woodsong
Holmes Edwards Silverplate 4 Iced Teaspoons And 1 Serving Spoon Woodsong
$5.50
SPRING GARDEN 1949 SILVERPLATE SUGAR SPOON HOLMES  EDWARDS SERVER SILVERWARE
SPRING GARDEN 1949 SILVERPLATE SUGAR SPOON HOLMES EDWARDS SERVER SILVERWARE
$3.95
Large Jelly Knife server pat 96 Holmes  Edwards XIV Marina c1896 silverplate
Large Jelly Knife server pat 96 Holmes Edwards XIV Marina c1896 silverplate
$13.95
1898 HOLMES  EDWARDS PEARL FENWICK LANCASTER SCALLOPED CASSEROLE BERRY SPOON
1898 HOLMES EDWARDS PEARL FENWICK LANCASTER SCALLOPED CASSEROLE BERRY SPOON
$15.00
Silverplate butter knives 5 Holmes  Edwards deep silver
Silverplate butter knives 5 Holmes Edwards deep silver
$20.00

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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.

DANISH PRINCESS HOLMES EDWARDS TEASPOON GRILLE KNIFE Silverplate,  Antique Flatware Holmes Edwards XIV Childs Fork Spoon Set Silver Plated,  Vintage Holmes Edwards 53 Pc IS Silver Plate Youth Flatware 1940 NICE,  Holmes Edwards 4 Deep Silver Butter Knives,  LOVELY LADY by Holmes Edwards 8 Teaspoons circa 1937 2,  ROMANCE 5 Piece Place SettingS Holmes Edwards1952 Silverplate,  MAY QUEEN 5 Piece Place SettingS Holmes Edwards 1951 Silverplate Flatware,  YOUTH by Holmes Edwards International IS 8212 Lidded Vegetable Server,  Holmes Edwards DOLLY MADISON Pattern Silverplate Cold Meat Fork,  Holmes edwards demitasse spoon,  4 set Dessert salad forks Danish Princess HolmesEdwards International flatware,  Holmes Edwards Serving Flatware Set Deep Silver,  Holmes Edwards Lovely Lady 1847 Silver Spoon Ring,  International HOLMES EDWARDS Lovely Lady Siverplate 8 5 Pc Placesettings,  HOLMES EDWARDS DANISH PRINCESS 1938 SILVER PLATE SALAD FORK SPOON SERVERS,  7 1937 Holmes and Edwards Lovely Lady IS Silverplate FORKS,  Holmes Edwards Spring Garden Pattern 8 Teaspoons 1949,  4 1937 Holmes and Edwards Lovely Lady Silverplate Individual butter knives,  8 1937 Holmes and Edwards Lovely Lady IS Silverplate TEASPOONS,  4 1937 Holmes and Edwards Lovely Lady Silverplate DINNER KNIVES,  International HolmesEdwards Silverplate DANISH PRINCESS 9 KnifesMulti Avail,  International HolmesEdwards Silverplate DANISH PRINCESS Salad ForksMulti Av,  International HolmesEdwards Silverplate DANISH PRINCESS TeaspoonsMulti Avail,  International HolmesEdwards Silverplate DANISH PRINCESS 8 KnifesMulti Avail,  International HolmesEdwards Silverplate DANISH PRINCESS ForksMulti Avail,  International HolmesEdwards Silverplate DANISH PRINCESS Sugar Spoon,  International HolmesEdwards Silverplate DANISH PRINCESS Rnd Soup SpoonsMulti,  Holmes Edwards Silverplate Salad Pair Original Box WOODSONG 1958,  Lot of Flatware 10 pcs W Rogers Holmes Edwards silverplate Reed Barton,  silverplate holmes edwards guest of honor serving slotted fork Mono S,  INTERNATIONAL Holmes Edwards silverplate ROMANCE 1952 Iced Tea Spoon 7 7 8,  INTERNATIONAL silverplate ROMANCE 1952 Holmes Edwards 83 piece Service for 12,  MINT 1911 Dolly Madison Pattern 6 Fruit Spoons By Holmes Edwards Silver Plate,  1911 Dolly Madison Patt 4 Hollow Forks Cake Serv By Holmes Edwards Silverplate,  VTG HOLMES EDWARDS XIV HE SILVERPLATE STYLISH SAUCE GRAVY LADLE 7,  LIBERTY HOLMES EDWARDS SILVERPLATE TEASPOON 1349,  Holmes Edwards First Lady 1900 40 vintage silverplate pierced serving spoon,  SPRING GARDEN 1949 SILVERPLATE HANDLE KNIVES INTERNATIONAL HOLMES,  Holmes Edwards New French Youth Knife 75 DANISH PRINCESS c 1938 Silverplate,  SILVER FASHION HOLMES EDWARDS1957 SILVER PLATE TABLESPOON 4603,  SILVER FASHION HOLMES EDWARDS1957 SILVER PLATE PIERCED TABLESPOON 4604,  SILVER FASHION HOLMES EDWARDS 1957 SILVER PLATE SUGAR SHELL 4609,  Antique 1888 Holmes Edwards LILY Pattern Silverplate Dinner Fork,  Vintage Holmes Edwards 1923 CENTURY Pattern Silverplate Flatware 49 Pcs W Case,  Holmes Edwards 1949 Spring Garden ROSES Serving Pieces Silver Plate Flatware L,  8 Holmes Edwards 1949 Spring Garden ROSES Salad Dessert Forks Silver Plate Fla,  Antique Vintage Holmes Edwards Carolina Silverplate Forks Spoon Servers,  Holmes and Edwards ROMANCE 6 Place Settings Total Of 24 PIeces Plus 4 Extras,  6 Antique Silverplate Knives Fruit Knife Set Holmes Edwards 1900s Victorian,  ORIENT VENICE LARGE 11 3 4 SOUP PUNCH LADLE FINEST 1904 HOLMES EDWARDS ORNATE,  

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