Towle Silverplate Antiques / Flatware


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AF Towle Co 1888 LILY 12 Bright Cut Silverplate Punch Oyster Ladle RARE
AF Towle Co 1888 LILY 12 Bright Cut Silverplate Punch Oyster Ladle RARE
$82.00
Towle ENGRAVED variant 1891 berry shell gold wash bowl hand engraved
Towle ENGRAVED variant 1891 berry shell gold wash bowl hand engraved
$32.50
Towle ENGRAVED 1886 sugar spoon  butter knife and engraved GEORGE  EMMA
Towle ENGRAVED 1886 sugar spoon butter knife and engraved GEORGE EMMA
$28.50
Vintage Towle Silverplated Red Enamel Footed Bowl
Vintage Towle Silverplated Red Enamel Footed Bowl
$28.50
Vintage 12 TOWLE Silver Plate Serving Tray Party Platter Plate Gift rare
Vintage 12 TOWLE Silver Plate Serving Tray Party Platter Plate Gift rare
$7.00
Vintage TOWLE Bowl USA OLD MASTER 75 Embossed Rose SilverPlated Bon Bon Dish
Vintage TOWLE Bowl USA OLD MASTER 75 Embossed Rose SilverPlated Bon Bon Dish
$31.99
Towle Vintage Georgian Silver Plated Tea Coffee Set with Tray
Towle Vintage Georgian Silver Plated Tea Coffee Set with Tray
$325.00
Vintage TOWLE 19 Round Silverplate Serving Plate Platter Tray
Vintage TOWLE 19 Round Silverplate Serving Plate Platter Tray
$99.99
Towle Old Master 4084 Embossed Silverplate Gravy Sauce Boat Attached Underplate
Towle Old Master 4084 Embossed Silverplate Gravy Sauce Boat Attached Underplate
$32.50
BEADED ANTIQUE BY TOWLE SILVER 4 PIECE STEAK KNIFE SET
BEADED ANTIQUE BY TOWLE SILVER 4 PIECE STEAK KNIFE SET
$100.00
Towle Mfg Co Silver Hollow Handled Nut or Bon Bon Spoon Chippendale No Mono
Towle Mfg Co Silver Hollow Handled Nut or Bon Bon Spoon Chippendale No Mono
$32.99
Towle Silverplated Covered Casserole Dish
Towle Silverplated Covered Casserole Dish
$15.00
Towle hand chased gold wash small berry or sugar spoon 5 1 2
Towle hand chased gold wash small berry or sugar spoon 5 1 2
$29.99
Serving Set Towle 5 Piece Silver Plated lasagna salad fork spoon cake pastry
Serving Set Towle 5 Piece Silver Plated lasagna salad fork spoon cake pastry
$19.89
LOT OF 13 ROGERS SHEFFIELD WEBSTER WILCOX CASTLE TOWLE MAY LEONARD Silver Plate
LOT OF 13 ROGERS SHEFFIELD WEBSTER WILCOX CASTLE TOWLE MAY LEONARD Silver Plate
$97.00
Towle Old Master Lemon Fork About 525 No Mono T24a
Towle Old Master Lemon Fork About 525 No Mono T24a
$20.95
Towle silversmiths clown baby spoon and fork set NIB
Towle silversmiths clown baby spoon and fork set NIB
$12.99
TOWLE SILVER SMITHS 2 Piece Dessert Serving Set MOTHER OF PEARL Handles Cake
TOWLE SILVER SMITHS 2 Piece Dessert Serving Set MOTHER OF PEARL Handles Cake
$26.99
Vintage Towle Silversmiths Silverplated Penguin Serving Tray Dip Veggies 115
Vintage Towle Silversmiths Silverplated Penguin Serving Tray Dip Veggies 115
$39.99
vintage towle silver plated coffee tea set w Old English by Poole Butler Tray
vintage towle silver plated coffee tea set w Old English by Poole Butler Tray
$100.00
Towle BOSTON SHELL SILVERPLATE Salad Fork 731528
Towle BOSTON SHELL SILVERPLATE Salad Fork 731528
$9.99

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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 new french hollow knives mary chilton 1912,  Pair of Towle Weighted Silverplate Candlestick Holders 3472,  Towle French Provencal Individual Salad Forks,  Candlelight Towle Bon Bon Nut Spoon,  Silverplate Towle Divided meat tray,  Vintage Towle EP 5 Silver plate Cups Punch Roly Poly 4049,  KING RICHARD TOWLE LARGE SERVING SPOON NO MONOGRAM,  Towle Silverplate Punch Cups,  Towle Silverplate Pattern TWS305 4 pc Tea Coffee Pot creamer sugar Set service,  Towle Supreme Cutlery Korea Silverplate KING ARTHUR 1986 Salad Fork,  5 Towle Pomona Soup Spoons,  Towle Supreme Cutlery Korea Silverplate KING ARTHUR 1986 Soup Spoon,  Towle Supreme Cutlery Korea Silverplate KING ARTHUR 1986 Teaspoon,  Towle Supreme Cutlery Korea Silverplate KING ARTHUR 1986 Serving Spoon,  VINTAGE TOWLE COVERED CANDY DISH COLBALT BLUE DISH INSERT,  Towle Old English Silverplate 7 Bon Bon Bowl,  Towle Bright Engraved 1905 Master Butter Knife Sugar Spoon Silver Plate Brite,  Towle Madeira Pattern 925 Serving Pieces 537g 6 + 675 1286,  Modern Hollow Knife 8 7 8 in in Old Master by Towle 1942,  Silver serving bowls lot of 3 Gotham Lovelace Towle,  THREE SMALL SAUCE LADLES TOWLE WEIDLICH AND WEBSTER,  2 Piece Carving Set in Old Master by Towle 1942,  SILVERPLATE POST 1940 TEA SET HOLLOWARE TOWLE 43311SUGARCREAMERTEA POT,  Towle Chippendale Silver Plated Candle Holder 4089 Low Circular Fluted Form,  NEW TOWLE SILVERSMITH SET OF 4 SIVER NAPKIN HOLDERS VINTAGE 1995,  Towle Silver Plated Stuart Shell Serving Salad 46 Piece Set,  Towle Silverplate Cocktail Tray Old Master 20 X 11 + Handles Applied Border,  Vintage Towle Mfg Co Childs Silver Plated Knife and Fork Set circa 1895,  Towle Chelmsford Silverplate Satin Finish Flatware 22 Pieces Made in Germany,  VTG EL GRANDEE BY TOWLE SILVERPLATE LARGE PUNCH BOWL SCROLL FLORAL BORDER EDGE,  Vintage Towle EPNS 2 Silver plated Wine Goblets,  Vintage Towle William Adams Silverplate Round Serving Bowl 11 1 2 Inches,  Vintage Towle Tray 4114 10 1 2 L x 8 3 8 W Oval Ribbed Serving Dish,  Vintage Towle EP Repousse Contessina Floral Serving 6 dia Bowl or Dish,  Towle SEGOVIA SILVERPLATE Cold Meat Serving Fork 739791,  Antique Silver Old Master Towle Silver Spinning Cake Platter Tray Rare,  Antique Towle Georgian Flat Handle Butter Spreader Knife,  WM ROGERS SON SILVERWARE AA HEAVY ONEIDA 64pcs 33 misc TOWLE SHERIDAN PLATTER,  Towle SEGOVIA SILVERPLATE Salad Fork 739788,  Silverplate MASTER BUTTER KNIFE Antique 1884 Towle NORWOOD,  Asparagus server in King Richard pattern by Towle,  Towle Jones Coin Silver Newburyport Berry Spoon,  Towle silver fruit spoon W gold wash unknown pattern,  Towle Supreme Silverplate Classic Plume Knife Salad fork Youth Pieces 6 P,  3 Towle Sterlng Silver Teaspoons Dorothy Manners Pattern,  LARGE TOWLE SILVER OLD MASTER FOOTED MEAT CARVE SERVING TRAY WITH TREE WELL,  Towle Silverplated Ornate Engraved OVAL Serving Tray 21 Vintage,  Vintage Set of 4 Large Towle Lafayette Tablespoon Serving Spoons Monogrammed,  Towle EP 4056 Serving Tray,  VINTAGE TOWLE EP FOOTED SERVING TRAY 24 1 2 X 11,  

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