Towle Silverplate Antiques / Flatware


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Vintage Towle Silver Footed Tray EP
Vintage Towle Silver Footed Tray EP
$49.95
Towle MFG Co Silverplate 1884 NORWOOD PATTERN MASTER BUTTER KNIFE
Towle MFG Co Silverplate 1884 NORWOOD PATTERN MASTER BUTTER KNIFE
$9.88
CHAMPAGNE Ice BUCKET Towle Silverplated ESTATE Wine GORGEOUS FLOWER SILVER VTG
CHAMPAGNE Ice BUCKET Towle Silverplated ESTATE Wine GORGEOUS FLOWER SILVER VTG
$105.00
Antique Towle Silverplate George Philbrick Large Serving Spoon
Antique Towle Silverplate George Philbrick Large Serving Spoon
$14.99
Towle Silver plate CHESTER 1888 pattern 8 1 2 OLIVE SPOON Cocktail martini
Towle Silver plate CHESTER 1888 pattern 8 1 2 OLIVE SPOON Cocktail martini
$24.38
Antique Silverplate LG Serving Soup Punch Clam Shell Ladle Signed TOWLE 12
Antique Silverplate LG Serving Soup Punch Clam Shell Ladle Signed TOWLE 12
$19.99
Arlington Pair of Salt Spoons Towle 1884
Arlington Pair of Salt Spoons Towle 1884
$77.00
Aesthetic Coin Silver Napkin Ring Floral Foliate Coin Silver Towle 1880
Aesthetic Coin Silver Napkin Ring Floral Foliate Coin Silver Towle 1880
$250.00
TOWLE OLD MASTERS SILVER PLATED SERVING PIECE CIRCA 1942 SIMPLY EXQUISITE
TOWLE OLD MASTERS SILVER PLATED SERVING PIECE CIRCA 1942 SIMPLY EXQUISITE
$40.00
Vintage Silver Plated Towle Coffee Tea Serving Pot Broken Lid
Vintage Silver Plated Towle Coffee Tea Serving Pot Broken Lid
$25.00
Towle 1932 King Richard Master Butter Knife
Towle 1932 King Richard Master Butter Knife
$31.50
CHAFING DISH SILVER PLATED OLD MASTER 2 QRT EARLY VICTORIAN TRADITIONTOWLE
CHAFING DISH SILVER PLATED OLD MASTER 2 QRT EARLY VICTORIAN TRADITIONTOWLE
$99.99
Vintage Towle Silversmiths Bowl with Blue Insert Cobalt Silverplate
Vintage Towle Silversmiths Bowl with Blue Insert Cobalt Silverplate
$12.75
Vtg Ornate Lot Silver Plated Serving 2 Trays 1 Bowl Sheffield Oneida Towle
Vtg Ornate Lot Silver Plated Serving 2 Trays 1 Bowl Sheffield Oneida Towle
$54.99
Towle Modern streamline Silverplate Infant Baby Feeding Spoon LONG
Towle Modern streamline Silverplate Infant Baby Feeding Spoon LONG
$4.99
vintage Towle SCC stainless Japan 3 tine salad fork geometric triangles
vintage Towle SCC stainless Japan 3 tine salad fork geometric triangles
$4.99
Towle Coffee Tea Set Gold Plated Hong Kong
Towle Coffee Tea Set Gold Plated Hong Kong
$30.00
Silverplated Covered Server W Removable 2 Qt Ovenproof Liner Towle Co
Silverplated Covered Server W Removable 2 Qt Ovenproof Liner Towle Co
$22.99
Silver Plate Casserole Serving Spoon Towle And Co 8 1 2
Silver Plate Casserole Serving Spoon Towle And Co 8 1 2
$20.00
TOWLE SILVER PLATE LARGE PUNCH BOWL  8 CUPS
TOWLE SILVER PLATE LARGE PUNCH BOWL 8 CUPS
$175.00
Vintage Towle Silverplate Covered Butter Dish
Vintage Towle Silverplate Covered Butter Dish
$45.00

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Whether you prefer collecting sterling or silver plate flatware, the following tips apply.

1. Decide on a silver flatware: Style, Historical Period or Artist.

Think about your chosen lifestyle and unique preferences, then arrive at decisions that are a good match. Do you expect to use your antique silver flatware often, or only use pieces from your set for memorable occasions?

There are various niche aspects of antique silver flatware collecting. Some collectors zero in on a single design pattern, while others collect a certain maker or historical period.

Some antique silverware collectors center their attention on a distinct genre of antique silver flatware, such as: cups or goblets, while others have more diverse passions and expand into regional silver flatware, such as Asian or Canadian, or pieces from specific craftsman, such as: Alvin or Birks or Towle.

2. Mix-n-Match

Don't be afraid to mix and match patterns.

This collecting practice adds remarkable aesthetic charm to a table setting. This is a beautiful choice especially with difficult-to-find, or discontinued silver flatware patterns. And will help for assembling a set sizable enough for entertaining your family, friends or guests.

3. Wear or Damage

Signs of use do not automatically reduce the value of antique silverware or sterling silver flatware, while signs of abuse may or may not. For instance, minor damage or blemishs on a rare flatware piece will not significantly lessen its value. The price of a tarnished piece should be lower than retail, of course. Be careful of buying tarnished silver flatware through the internet. Pictures can be fake and conceal obvious wear, flaws or repair. Acquiring tarnished pieces at estate sales and flea markets may be an affordable option, but looking at them closely for problems remains an important skill for your collecting hobby or business.

4. Monograms

Many collectors view old, intricate monograms as a lost form of art and historically important. It does not decrease the desirability or value of a silver flatware piece when a monogram is displayed. Most pieces are, however, have more value without a monogram. As your knowledge increases with antique silver and sterling silver flatware, you will be able to recognize if the monogram has been removed. Monogram removal can damage a piece of antique silver and dramatically minimize its value.

5. Authenticity

A few 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 substituted on hollow handle knives, A few 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 choice, but you do need to be aware that your antique silver flatware may decline in value if you switch the knife blades.

6. Repairs

A silversmith ought be sourced for any repairs required for damaged pieces. Pieces can also be replated by a skilled silversmith or hammersmith. The cost can be costly for more common items, but it is totally worth it to restore rare antique silver flatware pieces. cut to look like ice cream forks or a sugar spoon has been pierced to resemble a sugar sifter. Look for signs that pieces have been modified and avoid purchasing them for your collection.

8. Fake Antique Silver Flatware

New forgeries in popular and rare pattern designs are available for sale on a regular basis on the Internet. In particular:, salt spoons and scarce pieces such as asparagus servers. Many of these items have no maker's marks. Moreover, forged maker's marks in silver have appeared centuries. The age of an antique silverware piece does not automatically 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.

Towle - recently found silverplate antiques.

Towle Old Master Fork 7 1 4 A3436,  Towle Old Master Fork 7 1 4 A3439,  Towle Old Master Salad Fork 6 3 8 A3414,  Towle Old Master Salad Fork 6 3 8 A3424,  Towle Old Master Teaspoon 6 A3390,  Towle Old Master Fork 7 1 4 A3435,  Towle Old Master Teaspoon 6 A3387,  Towle Old Master Salad Fork 6 3 8 A3415,  Towle Old Master Fork 7 1 4 A3429,  Towle Old Master Serving Spoon 8 1 2 A3428,  Towle Old Master Teaspoon 6 A3388,  Towle Old Master Salad Fork 6 3 8 A3421,  Towle Old Master Salad Fork 6 3 8 A3413,  Towle Old Master Salad Fork 6 3 8 A3422,  Towle Old Master Fork 7 1 4 A3437,  Towle Old Master Fork 7 1 4 A3433,  Towle Old Master Fork 7 1 4 A3432,  Towle Old Master Fork 7 1 4 A3438,  Towle Old Master Fork 7 1 4 A3431,  Towle Old Master Salad Fork 6 3 8 A3419,  Towle Old Master Fork 7 1 4 A3442,  Towle Old Master Salad Fork 6 3 8 A3425,  Towle Silver Old Master Meat Serving Fork 8 1 4 A3443,  Towle Old Master Teaspoon 6 A3389,  Towle Old Master Fork 7 1 4 A3434,  Towle BOSTON SHELL SILVERPLATE Gravy Ladle 731534,  CRAFTSMAN TOWLE TABLE SERVING SPOON,  Vintage TOWLE Mary Chilton Jelly Oyster Serving Spoon 675 G Monogram,  Vintage Towle 7610 Pewter Small Dish Plate 65 Diameter,  Towle ENGRAVED 1905 silverplated fruit grapefruit spoon bright brite cut pattern,  TOWLE Silverplate Boston Shell 12 inch Salad Serving Spoon,  TOWLE Bread or Cake Knife w Case,  Towle BOSTON SHELL SILVERPLATE Salad Fork 731528,  Orchids Towle Master Butter,  Towle Old Colonial old style sardine server,  Victor silverplate Towle 5 3 4 Ladle mono B,  Rare 1882c AFTowle Son Co Dinner Fork Pattern Princess,  Vintage Towle Silverplate Angel Candle Snuffer,  Three 6 BARONESS Teaspoons Supreme Cutlery by Towle EP Silverplate Korea,  FIVE A F Towle Son Silverplate Fruit Knives,  Vannerie TOWLE 5 Cast Aluminum Bowl Dish 5041276 New In Box,  Towle red Enamel Siver Pated Bowl,  Wm Adams by Towle Silverplate Basket pierced with handle Centerpiece,  Towle Living Basic Gravy Ladle,  NEW Towle Silverplate HEART Shaped pair of Candle Holders 1 tall by 3 1 2 NIB,  King Richard Towle Salt Spoon MINT,  Ben Franklin Towle Salt Spoon MINT Original Rare,  Towle BYFIELD SILVERPLATE Modern Hollow Knife 3474467,  Towle Victor 1882 Bright Cut Silverplate Master Butter Knife,  Towle Silver Co Silverplate Ice Bucket w plastic inner liner Pineapple finial,  

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