Towle Silverplate Antiques / Flatware


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Vintage Silverplate TOWLE Serving Ladle Spoon Gravy Soup Substantial Piece
Vintage Silverplate TOWLE Serving Ladle Spoon Gravy Soup Substantial Piece
$12.99
Antique Towle Silverplate George Philbrick Large Serving Spoon
Antique Towle Silverplate George Philbrick Large Serving Spoon
$14.99
4 TOWLE QUEEN ELIZABETH TEASPOONS 6
4 TOWLE QUEEN ELIZABETH TEASPOONS 6
$124.95
1 TOWLE QUEEN ELIZABETH OVAL SOUP SPOON 7
1 TOWLE QUEEN ELIZABETH OVAL SOUP SPOON 7
$66.00
TOWLE QUEEN ELIZABETH DINNER FORKS 7 1 2
TOWLE QUEEN ELIZABETH DINNER FORKS 7 1 2
$62.00
TOWLE OLD MASTER OVAL SOUP SPOONS 6 5 8
TOWLE OLD MASTER OVAL SOUP SPOONS 6 5 8
$42.95
Arlington Pair of Salt Spoons Towle 1884
Arlington Pair of Salt Spoons Towle 1884
$77.00
TOWLE OLD COLONIAL OVAL SOUP SPOON 7 1 8
TOWLE OLD COLONIAL OVAL SOUP SPOON 7 1 8
$49.95
TOWLE FRENCH PROVINCIAL 4 PC TRUE DINNER SIZE SETTINGS
TOWLE FRENCH PROVINCIAL 4 PC TRUE DINNER SIZE SETTINGS
$135.00
TOWLE FRENCH PROVINCIAL TRUE DINNER SIZE FORKS 7 3 4
TOWLE FRENCH PROVINCIAL TRUE DINNER SIZE FORKS 7 3 4
$69.00
Towle Plated 10 Fruit Serving Bowl Gold Tone
Towle Plated 10 Fruit Serving Bowl Gold Tone
$15.00
Mixed Lot Vintage Silverplate Bowls Trays Good Towle Rogers Leonard K S Int
Mixed Lot Vintage Silverplate Bowls Trays Good Towle Rogers Leonard K S Int
$25.00
Towle Country Manor Baby Spoon
Towle Country Manor Baby Spoon
$59.99
4 Vintage Towle EP Silverplate Napkin Ring Holder No Inscription Initials EP
4 Vintage Towle EP Silverplate Napkin Ring Holder No Inscription Initials EP
$10.95
SALEVINTAGE TOWLE SILVERPLATED CAKE SERVER W LOVELY DESIGN POLISHED
SALEVINTAGE TOWLE SILVERPLATED CAKE SERVER W LOVELY DESIGN POLISHED
$16.75
TOWLE OLD MASTERS SILVER PLATED SERVING PIECE CIRCA 1942 SIMPLY EXQUISITE
TOWLE OLD MASTERS SILVER PLATED SERVING PIECE CIRCA 1942 SIMPLY EXQUISITE
$40.00
Rare Towle Silverplate Platter In Leaf Design 4048
Rare Towle Silverplate Platter In Leaf Design 4048
$15.00
Vintage Towle Silversmiths Bowl with Blue Insert Cobalt Silverplate
Vintage Towle Silversmiths Bowl with Blue Insert Cobalt Silverplate
$12.75
Towle Living Basic Gravy Ladle
Towle Living Basic Gravy Ladle
$15.44
NIB VINTAGE TOWLE SILVER PLATED ANTIQUE BIRDS ON TRAY SALT  PEPPER SHAKERS HTF
NIB VINTAGE TOWLE SILVER PLATED ANTIQUE BIRDS ON TRAY SALT PEPPER SHAKERS HTF
$19.99
TOWLE OLD COLONIAL 4 ICED TEASPOONS ESTATE
TOWLE OLD COLONIAL 4 ICED TEASPOONS ESTATE
$108.00

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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 CHIPPENDALE SILVER SERVING SPOON MEAT FORK SUGAR SPOON NEW IN BOX g4,  6 Exquisite TOWLE Mother of Pearl Handle Silverplate Capped Fruit Knives w Case,  Towle ENGRAVED 1880 salt spoon retailers mark Linnenbrink,  Towle ENGRAVED 1880 1905 5 elegant hand engraved servers,  Towle ENGRAVED 1886 sugar spoon butter knife GEORGE EMMA,  Chippendale Towle Pasta Server Mint no MONO,  Chippendale Towle Lasagna Server no MONO,  Old Master Towle Pie Server,  Vintage Towle Old Master 7 Bon Bon Dish Bowl Plate Silverplate Silver 4022,  NEW IN BOX Vtg TOWLE FB ROGERS Lady Margaret Silverplate 5 Pc Tea Coffee Set,  VINTAGE SILVER PLATE OVAL SERVING DISH TRAY ROSE FLOWERS EMBOSSED ORNATE TOWLE,  VINTAGE MARKED AF TOWLE SON CO SILVER PLATE SHELL PIERCED SERVING FORK,  vntg 17 DIAMETER TOWLE SILVERPLATED PUNCH BOWL SCRAP CLEAN REPAIR,  LOT OF 11 TOWLE SILVERPLATED CUPS,  Towle CHIPPENDALE cocktail forks,  Towle CHIPPENDALE demitasse spoons,  Towle CHIPPENDALE gravy ladle,  Towle CHIPPENDALE lunch forks,  Towle CHIPPENDALE sauce ladle,  Towle CHIPPENDALE teaspoons,  LOUIS XIV 1924 BERRY or CASSEROLE SERVING SPOON BY TOWLE SILVERsSMITHS Edna,  Towle Fiddle Set of 4 Salad Forks Silverplate Flatware Lot C,  Towle CHIPPENDALE 4 pc place settings modern,  Towle CHIPPENDALE pierced serving spoon,  LOUIS XIV 1924 GRAVY or SAUCE LADLE BY TOWLE SILVERSMITHS Edna,  Towle Silverplate Brite Cut ENGRAVED 05 Dinner Fork floral 1905 FREE SHIP,  4618 Towle King Richard Salad Fork No Mono,  4630 Towle King Richard Butter Spreader No Mono,  4642 Towle King Richard Serving Spoon No Mono,  Towle CHIPPENDALE jelly server,  Towle CHIPPENDALE lemon fork,  Towle CHIPPENDALE sugar spoon,  TOWLE SILVERSMITH BOWL E P 5001,  4645 Towle King Richard Meat Fork No Mono,  Towle CHIPPENDALE hh butter spreaders,  4648 Towle King Richard Ladle No Mono,  Towle MFG Co Silverplate 1884 NORWOOD PATTERN MASTER BUTTER KNIFE,  6 Towle 1898 Georgian 6 1 8 Salad Pastry w Gold Wased on Tines,  Vintage 1980 Rattan Pattern Towle William Adams 3 Pc Set Silverplate,  Antique Towle Silversmiths Lenox circa 1890 Large Soup Ladle 12 ,  Three Towle Silver Catalogs Georgian Newbury Paul Revere Pattern Reprints,  Towle Silverplated Ornate Engraved OVAL Serving Tray 21 Vintage,  Vintage Towle EP Silverplate Footed Meat Tray Platter 18,  Towle Rambler Rose Fork And Knife,  2 London Shell Hallmarked Silver Plated Coffee Spoons mabe Towle,  Vintage TOWLE Silverplate Teaset Coffee Pot Tea Pot Sugar Creamer Tray,  A F Towle Sons Verona fruit knives 6 from the 1800s great condition,  Towle Candlelight 4 Piece Place Setting Two Available,  Towle Silver Plate Chafing Dish With Burner,  Towle Silver Plated Bon Bon Tray,  

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