Towle Silverplate Antiques / Flatware


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Towle MFG Co Silverplate 1884 NORWOOD PATTERN MASTER BUTTER KNIFE
Towle MFG Co Silverplate 1884 NORWOOD PATTERN MASTER BUTTER KNIFE
$9.88
RARE 1963 Charlemagne Pattern 3 Piece Tea or Coffee Set By Towle Silver Plated
RARE 1963 Charlemagne Pattern 3 Piece Tea or Coffee Set By Towle Silver Plated
$244.99
Set of 4 Silverplate Wine Goblets Towle EPCA Made in Spain Wedding Goblets
Set of 4 Silverplate Wine Goblets Towle EPCA Made in Spain Wedding Goblets
$29.99
Vintage Towle Silversmiths Bowl with Blue Insert Cobalt Silverplate
Vintage Towle Silversmiths Bowl with Blue Insert Cobalt Silverplate
$15.00
Towle Silver Smith EP KOREA Seven Piece Set Silverware Copper Look Plating Spoo
Towle Silver Smith EP KOREA Seven Piece Set Silverware Copper Look Plating Spoo
$8.00
Towle red Enamel Siver Pated Bowl
Towle red Enamel Siver Pated Bowl
$16.00
6 Bon Bon Bowl in Old MasterSilverplateHollowareScroll Edge by Towle 2811
6 Bon Bon Bowl in Old MasterSilverplateHollowareScroll Edge by Towle 2811
$16.89
Used Towle Silver Plated Mint Julip Cups Set of 10 Fair Condition
Used Towle Silver Plated Mint Julip Cups Set of 10 Fair Condition
$50.00
Nine Towle Old Newbury Butter Spreaders Flat Handle In Felt Protector
Nine Towle Old Newbury Butter Spreaders Flat Handle In Felt Protector
$180.00
Silverplated 12 Serving Tray by Towle
Silverplated 12 Serving Tray by Towle
$7.50
Towle Silver Plated 10 Fruit Serving Bowl
Towle Silver Plated 10 Fruit Serving Bowl
$15.00
VINTAGE SILVER PLATE OVAL SERVING DISH TRAY ROSE FLOWERS EMBOSSED ORNATE TOWLE
VINTAGE SILVER PLATE OVAL SERVING DISH TRAY ROSE FLOWERS EMBOSSED ORNATE TOWLE
$49.99
OLD TOWLE SILVER PLATE HEAVY BOWL WITH RED PORCELAIN INTERIOR 5 3 4 DIAM x 3 1 4
OLD TOWLE SILVER PLATE HEAVY BOWL WITH RED PORCELAIN INTERIOR 5 3 4 DIAM x 3 1 4
$12.00
Towle Ramber Rose silverware
Towle Ramber Rose silverware
$1,600.00
Towle Silversmiths 1983 Silver Vintage Salt And Pepper Shakers Silversmith
Towle Silversmiths 1983 Silver Vintage Salt And Pepper Shakers Silversmith
$59.99
Vintage Towle Silverplated Pedestal Fruit Bowl
Vintage Towle Silverplated Pedestal Fruit Bowl
$11.00
Silverplated Covered Server W Removable 2 Qt Ovenproof Liner Towle Co
Silverplated Covered Server W Removable 2 Qt Ovenproof Liner Towle Co
$25.99
Arlington Pair of Salt Spoons Towle 1884
Arlington Pair of Salt Spoons Towle 1884
$69.30
Vintage Antique Towle Silverplate Oblong Serving Tray 12 x 7 1 2 x 3 1 2 High
Vintage Antique Towle Silverplate Oblong Serving Tray 12 x 7 1 2 x 3 1 2 High
$18.50
TOWLE Silversmiths si1690 VINTAGE Silverplate Wedding Cake Pie Pastry Server
TOWLE Silversmiths si1690 VINTAGE Silverplate Wedding Cake Pie Pastry Server
$39.99
Vintage Towle EPNS Silver Plated Wine Water Goblet Renaissance Heavy 65
Vintage Towle EPNS Silver Plated Wine Water Goblet Renaissance Heavy 65
$7.49

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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.

Silverplate MASTER BUTTER KNIFE Antique 1884 Towle NORWOOD,  Antique Vintage Quality Towle Silverplate Footed Bowl 6 1 2 Diameter,  Towle Silverplated Lancaster Rose Pattern Wine Champagne Bucket New in Box,  TOWLE Antique Vintage Silverplate 10 Round SOUP TUREEN,  TOWLE SILVERPLATED SANTA CLAUS NUTCRACKER for NEIMAN MARCUS NEW in BOX,  towle silver baby cup 777 No engraving Granat Bros Jewelers with bag and box,  TOWLE SILVERPLATED FOOTED COMPOTE Great Gift Item MINT,  TOWLE GEORGIAN CHEESE GRATER NEW,  Towle Old Master Teaspoon 6 A3386,  SEGOVIA1969 TOWLE SILVERPLATE TABLESPOON 4421,  SEGOVIA1969 TOWLE SILVERPLATE HOLLOW HANDLES PLASTIC SALAD SET 4423,  SEGOVIA1969 TOWLE SILVERPLATE MASTER BUTTER KNIFE 4424,  SEGOVIA 1969 TOWLE SILVERPLATE PIERCED TABLESPOON 4420,  SEGOVIA1969 TOWLE SILVERPLATE SUGAR SPOON 4426,  SEGOVIA1969 TOWLE SILVERPLATE 9 1 2 TABLE SERVING FORK 4422,  Towle Old Master Sugar Spoon 5 3 4 A3393,  Towle Old Master Teaspoon 6 A3381,  Towle Old Master Salad Fork 6 3 8 A3417,  Towle Old Master Teaspoon 6 A3391,  Towle Old Master Teaspoon 6 A3390,  Towle Old Master Teaspoon 6 A3388,  Silver plated Bon Bon Bowl Candy Dish 8 Towle EP 4022 OLD MASTER 1942,  Towle Old Master Salad Fork 6 3 8 A3420,  Towle Old Master Teaspoon 6 A3380,  Vintage Candle Holders By Towle,  Towle Old Master Teaspoon 6 A3389,  Towle Old Master Teaspoon 6 A3384,  Towle Old Master Teaspoon 6 A3385,  Towle Old Master Salad Fork 6 3 8 A3424,  Towle Old Master Salad Fork 6 3 8 A3419,  Towle Old Master Salad Fork 6 3 8 A3426,  Towle Old Master Salad Fork 6 3 8 A3422,  Towle Old Master Fork 7 1 4 A3433,  Towle Old Master Fork 7 1 4 A3429,  Towle Old Master Salad Fork 6 3 8 A3413,  Towle Old Master Teaspoon 6 A3379,  Towle Old Master Teaspoon 6 A3382,  Towle Old Master Fork 7 1 4 A3441,  Towle Old Master Salad Fork 6 3 8 A3416,  Towle Old Master Fork 7 1 4 A3430,  Towle Old Master Fork 7 1 4 A3440,  Towle Old Master Salad Fork 6 3 8 A3414,  Vintage TOWLE Bon Bon Nut Candy Spoon Ornate Design 4 7 8 long NO MONOGRAM 20g,  Towle Old Master Fork 7 1 4 A3432,  Towle Old Master Salad Fork 6 3 8 A3423,  Towle Old Master Fork 7 1 4 A3439,  Towle Old Master Salad Fork 6 3 8 A3425,  Towle Old Master Fork 7 1 4 A3431,  Towle Old Master Fork 7 1 4 A3437,  Towle Old Master Salad Fork 6 3 8 A3415,  

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