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In today's economic trend it is important to get the most you can for your purchasing power. So, why pay full price for genuine antique silver flatware with Scandinavian origins.

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NORWEGIAN TONSBERG THORVALD MARTHINSEN 830 SILVER PASTRY SLICE EARLY 20TH C
NORWEGIAN TONSBERG THORVALD MARTHINSEN 830 SILVER PASTRY SLICE EARLY 20TH C
$67.63
Georg Jensen Denmark Sterling Silver Cake Slice Server Cutlery Slicer
Georg Jensen Denmark Sterling Silver Cake Slice Server Cutlery Slicer
$162.34
Georg Jensen Denmark Sterling Silver Salad Servers Serving Cutlery
Georg Jensen Denmark Sterling Silver Salad Servers Serving Cutlery
$162.34
Vintage Sterling Silver Signed AK Denmark Aarre  Krogh Link Bracelet
Vintage Sterling Silver Signed AK Denmark Aarre Krogh Link Bracelet
$69.99
Vintage Sverige Silver Plated Courting Couple Plate 1353 1953 Johan Prima Sweden
Vintage Sverige Silver Plated Courting Couple Plate 1353 1953 Johan Prima Sweden
$13.87
6 Holmes  Edwards Silverplate Seafood Forks 1938 Danish Princess
6 Holmes Edwards Silverplate Seafood Forks 1938 Danish Princess
$24.95
J A Jarvi Finland 6 Antique Silver 813 H Monogram E L Demitasse coffee Teaspoons
J A Jarvi Finland 6 Antique Silver 813 H Monogram E L Demitasse coffee Teaspoons
$35.00
Vintage Cypress Georg Jensen Sterling Silver Butter Spreader 5  Denmark
Vintage Cypress Georg Jensen Sterling Silver Butter Spreader 5 Denmark
$40.00
Randahl Shop Sterling Silver Handled Tray Danish Design Arts  Crafts Dish Plate
Randahl Shop Sterling Silver Handled Tray Danish Design Arts Crafts Dish Plate
$395.00
1930s David Andersen Norway Sterling Silver 925  Enamel Serving Spoon 59 g
1930s David Andersen Norway Sterling Silver 925 Enamel Serving Spoon 59 g
$59.90
Aug Derivry Denmark Silver Plated Entree Dish High Plate Grade
Aug Derivry Denmark Silver Plated Entree Dish High Plate Grade
$60.81
Silver 1934 NORWEGIAN 830S JELLY SERVER IRIS PATTERN Magnus Aase Bergen Norway
Silver 1934 NORWEGIAN 830S JELLY SERVER IRIS PATTERN Magnus Aase Bergen Norway
$94.63
Norwegian 830S Coin Silver EIVIND VOIGT Sifter Spoon Norway
Norwegian 830S Coin Silver EIVIND VOIGT Sifter Spoon Norway
$67.57
NORWEGIAN 830S SILVER SERVING SPOON c1938 LOHNE BRDRENE LAILA NORWAY
NORWEGIAN 830S SILVER SERVING SPOON c1938 LOHNE BRDRENE LAILA NORWAY
$121.69
NORWEGIAN SILVER BACHELOR TEA SET J Tostrup Oslo
NORWEGIAN SILVER BACHELOR TEA SET J Tostrup Oslo
$472.14
COHR Denmark Lidded Coffee Pot  Sugar Bowl Mid Century Vintage Silver Plate
COHR Denmark Lidded Coffee Pot Sugar Bowl Mid Century Vintage Silver Plate
$78.47
NORWEGIAN NORWAY DAVID ANDERSEN STERLING FLORIFORM PATTERN CAKE DESERT SERVER
NORWEGIAN NORWAY DAVID ANDERSEN STERLING FLORIFORM PATTERN CAKE DESERT SERVER
$195.00
NORWEGIAN NORWAY LOHNE BRDRENE 830S KLOSTER 1937 PATTERN SERVING SPOON
NORWEGIAN NORWAY LOHNE BRDRENE 830S KLOSTER 1937 PATTERN SERVING SPOON
$95.00
BEAUTIFULLY DANISH PLANISHED ARTS  CRAFTS SILVER SERVER 1923 ANTIQUE 9 inch
BEAUTIFULLY DANISH PLANISHED ARTS CRAFTS SILVER SERVER 1923 ANTIQUE 9 inch
$114.99
Silver plated cake server of Fredensborg Palace in Denmark marked VM
Silver plated cake server of Fredensborg Palace in Denmark marked VM
$67.64
Swedish Silver Cup trophy by Gufa of Goteburg 1958
Swedish Silver Cup trophy by Gufa of Goteburg 1958
$189.40

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Practice the following tips to assist your antique silver flatware collecting dreams.

1. Identify a silver flatware: Style, Historical Era or Artist.

Reflect upon your lifestyle and individual tastes, then make choices that are a good match. Do you envisage using your antique silver flatware almost every day, or instead use pieces from your collection for particular occasions?

Antique silver flatware is a very extensive collectible niche comprising plenty of specialty areas. It can depend on the kind of collector you are. For example, some collectors focus on a certain pattern style, while others direct their attention a certain silverware artist or historical era

Some antique silverware collectors zero in on a distinctive type of antique silver flatware, such as: butter dishes or candlesticks, while others have more diverse passions and expand into regional silver flatware, such as Norwegian, Danish or, or collectibles from specific makers, such as: Towie or Sheffield.

2. Mix-n-Match

Do not be afraid to mix and match patterns.

This collecting option provides wonderful aesthetic charm to a table setting. This is a wonderful choice particularly with hard-to-find, or rare silver flatware patterns. And will help for assembling a set large enough for entertaining your family, friends or guests.

3. Wear or Damage

A history of overuse does not consequently lower the value of antique silver flatware or silver plate flatware, while actual damage may or may not. For example, minor damage or blemishes on a rare flatware piece will not significantly diminish its value. The price of a damaged collectible should be significantly lower than retail, of course. Be careful of buying tarnished silver flatware on the internet. Pictures can be misleading and conceal apparent wear, flaws or repair. Acquiring tarnished pieces at estate sales and flea markets may be an an alternative, but checking them closely for problems remains an important skill for your collecting hobby or business.

4. Monograms

Quite a few collectors view old, elaborate monograms as a lost form of art and historically important. It does not diminish the desirability or true worth of a silver flatware collectible when a monogram is present. Most pieces are, however, have more value without a monogram. As you become more familiar with antique silver and sterling silver flatware, you will develop skills to recognize if the monogram has been removed. Monogram removal can damage a piece of antique silver and dramatically lessen its market appeal.

5. Authenticity

Certain collectors under estimate antique silverware pieces that have been restored, such as those with replacement knife blades. Silverplated knife blades are often found with wear. They can easily be repaired on hollow handle knives, A number of collectors desire to have them replaced with stainless steel blades. But, stainless steel was not introduced in flatware crafting until the early 1920s. This is one of those sides of collecting that can be a matter of personal choice, but you do need to be aware that your antique silver flatware may lessen in value if you switch the knife blades.

6. Repair

Dents, or general types of damage can be repaired by a silversmith. A silversmith is also skilled for replating silver flatware pieces. The cost can be prohibitive for more common items, but it is certainly worthwhile to restore rare antique silver flatware pieces. cut to appear to be like ice cream forks or a sugar spoon has been altered to resemble a sugar sifter. Look for signs that pieces have been modified and avoid purchasing them for your collection.

8. Forgeries

New forgeries in desired and rare patterns can be found for sale frequently online. Examples include:, butter dishes and sought after pieces such as assorted knives, forks and spoons. Plenty of these types of silver flatware have no craftsman's marks. Moreover, forged maker's marks in silver have been around centuries. The age of an antique silverware piece does not automatically indicate it's genuineness. So learn as much as you can before investing in expensive antique silver flatware.

Silver and Sterling Flatware - Scandinavia origins: - recently purchased antique silver flatware.

Christian F Heise Danish 826 Silver Fish Knife Hand Wrought,  Christian F Heise Danish 826 Silver Berry Spoon Hand Wrought,  830S Silver Norway ANITRA OLSEN BERGEN DEMITASSE SPOON NM,  Set Of 6 Tablespoons Gammal Fransk Silver plate Sweden,  WEBSTER STERLING ART DECO DANISH MODERN CREAM SAUCE LADLE 5 1 2 LONG,  A sterling gravy boat Royal Danish pattern by International Silver,  51 piece TH Marthinsen Silverplate flatware set MRT6 scrolls leaves Norway,  20 pc TH Marthinsen Silverplate flatware MRT6 scrolls leaves knives forks Norway,  vintage bottle pourer 750 silver purity marked GARF PB Made in Sweden,  1961 TH Marthinsen New York Worlds Fair Collectible Spoon Norway,  Vintage 830 S Silver Ladle Norway Norwegian ,  Chased Danish Gold by Unknown Sterling Silver Salad Fork with 14k Inlay 5 7 8,  Antique Scandinavian Denmark Norway 830 silver snuff pill box,  UNITED NATIONS TH MARTHINSEN NORWAY STERLING SILVER ESPRESSO DEMITASSE SPOON,  MICHELSEN DENMARK CLASSIC STERLING HANDLE LUNCHEON KNIVES 825 4 PCS,  VINTAGE NILS HANSEN JUVEL 830S SILVER Bottle Opener TEXTURED LEAVES NORWAY,  Arts Crafts Medieval Style Norwegian Solid Silver Spoon,  STUNNING SILVER GILT ENAMEL TEA SPOON NORWAY REF 508 15,  LONG DANISH CROWN TOP SILVER PRESERVE SPOON,  SUPERB Ornate Solid Norwegian Silver Spoons By Brdrene Lohne Exquisite Design,  Antique Silver Plate Norway Ornate E Christophersen Pickle Olive Fork KA28081,  Royal Danish Sterling Silver Round Vegetable Bowl D229 2,  Royal Danish by International Sterling Silver Wedding Cake Set Server 2pc Custom,  7x US Mexican Denmark Sterling Silver Mixed Scrap Lot by various makers Yir,  PASTRY SERVER ACHANTUS SILVER JOHAN ROHDE FOR GEORG JENSEN DENMARK PRE 1945,  Beautiful Norway 830S Silver Serving Spoon Floral Filigree Pattern 7 1 2 L,  Vintage Thune Sterling Silver Enamel Guilloche Salad Fork Spoon Set Norway,  Vintage Ornate Nils Johan Silver Plate Cake Knife Sweden Extra Priman SALP,  COHR Denmark EPB Mid Century Modern Pair Candle Holders Danish Silver Plate,  International Royal Danish Sterling Flatware 98 pieces No engraving Serving pcs,  Art Deco Danish Denmark Haandarbejde Johannes Siggaard Sterling Silver Ladle,  Silver Souvenir Spoon Denmark Carl M Cohr 1931 Frederiksborg Denmark 5 3 8,  Georg Jensen Sterling Bottle Opener Denmark small mono DDD,  Royal Danish by International Sterling Silver Dinner Flatware For 8 Set 67 Pcs,  Sterling punch ladle in Royal Danish pattern by International,  Vintage Danish Sterling Silver Demitasse Spoon c1953,  Garbriel Elias Odegaard Norwegian 830S Silver Teaspoon w Twisted Stem,  IMPRESSIVE SIZE BROSH VINTAGE GEORG JENSEN DENMARK STERLING 125 78 2 X 16,  VINTAGE JUST ANDERSEN DENMARK SILVER BRONZE PEN HOLDER w BABY,  Vintage DAVID ANDERSEN 830S Silver BERGEN NORWAY Souvenir Spoon 116g,  Royal Danish International Sterling Silver Jelly Server 65,  Set of 12 Norwegian Demi Tasse spoons Sterling with Gold wash Enameled,  Kronestil by Brodrene Lohne Norway Sterling Silver Berry Spoon Large 10 1 4,  12 Vtg 830S Martha Norwegian Silver Demitasse Spoons by TH Marthinsen Norway,  FRIGAST DANISH CROWN 60 PIECES STERLING SET MINT,  NORWEGIAN STERLING DEMITASSE SPOONS,  SWEDEN SILVER GILDED ORDER OF NORTH STAR KNIGHTS BADGE CORRECT RIBBON,  6 Sterling Silver Enamel Demitasse Spoons Theodor Olsens Eftf Norway 925,  CJ21 Handcrafted 18 Sterling Chain Necklace w Royal Danish Spoon Fork Pendant,  CJ23 Vintage ROYAL DANISH Sterling Silver Flat SPOON Necklace w Colorful Stones,  

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