Towle Silverplate Antiques / Flatware


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Towle Old Lace Pickle Fork NEW
Towle Old Lace Pickle Fork NEW
$17.99
Towle Living Basic Gravy Ladle Gray
Towle Living Basic Gravy Ladle Gray
$16.92
Towle BYFIELD 2 Piece Roast Carving Set in Box with Stainless Blade 1970s
Towle BYFIELD 2 Piece Roast Carving Set in Box with Stainless Blade 1970s
$39.00
Silverplate 9 inch tall by 6 inch ICE BUCKET by TOWLE
Silverplate 9 inch tall by 6 inch ICE BUCKET by TOWLE
$29.99
GERMANY TOWLE OLD VIENNA FLATWARE SET FOR 12 EXCELLENT CONDITION
GERMANY TOWLE OLD VIENNA FLATWARE SET FOR 12 EXCELLENT CONDITION
$800.00
Towle Living Basic Gravy Ladle Gray
Towle Living Basic Gravy Ladle Gray
$16.92
Towle NOBLESSE SILVERPLATE Teaspoon 737557
Towle NOBLESSE SILVERPLATE Teaspoon 737557
$10.99
Towle ENGLISH SHELL SILVERPLATE Place Oval Soup Spoon 733732
Towle ENGLISH SHELL SILVERPLATE Place Oval Soup Spoon 733732
$9.99
Towle El Grandee 1964 Napkin Rings Set of 2
Towle El Grandee 1964 Napkin Rings Set of 2
$65.00
COLLECTIBLE ANTIQUE TOWLE 3 PIECE SILVERPLATE TEA SET TEA POT SUGAR AND CREAMER
COLLECTIBLE ANTIQUE TOWLE 3 PIECE SILVERPLATE TEA SET TEA POT SUGAR AND CREAMER
$60.00
Towle Old Master French Blade Place Knifes No Mono 8 3 4 Jv2g
Towle Old Master French Blade Place Knifes No Mono 8 3 4 Jv2g
$40.00
VINTAGE PATENT JULY 10 1888 TOWLE MFG CO SILVER PLATE 12 LADLE
VINTAGE PATENT JULY 10 1888 TOWLE MFG CO SILVER PLATE 12 LADLE
$12.99
Vintage Antique Towle Silverplate George Philbrick Mono Lg Serving Spoon 85in
Vintage Antique Towle Silverplate George Philbrick Mono Lg Serving Spoon 85in
$9.99
Towle Vintage 4 Pc Bar Set Silver Plate in original box 1163
Towle Vintage 4 Pc Bar Set Silver Plate in original box 1163
$12.50
Vintage TOWLE Bon Bon Nut Candy Spoon Ornate Design 4 7 8 long NO MONOGRAM 20g
Vintage TOWLE Bon Bon Nut Candy Spoon Ornate Design 4 7 8 long NO MONOGRAM 20g
$24.99
Antique TOWLE EP  2824 Silverplate Footed Water Pitcher Scrollwork Along Lip
Antique TOWLE EP 2824 Silverplate Footed Water Pitcher Scrollwork Along Lip
$28.00
Vintage Towle silverplate 11 serving tray
Vintage Towle silverplate 11 serving tray
$27.00
Towle Louis XlV steling silver ice tea spoon set 6
Towle Louis XlV steling silver ice tea spoon set 6
$148.00
Rare Towle Silverplate Platter In Leaf Design 4048
Rare Towle Silverplate Platter In Leaf Design 4048
$15.00
Vintage Towle Rococo Georgian 5pc Silver plate Coffee Tea Set
Vintage Towle Rococo Georgian 5pc Silver plate Coffee Tea Set
$300.00
Towle Heart Demitasse Spoons Set of 4
Towle Heart Demitasse Spoons Set of 4
$18.19

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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 EP Silverplated Heavy Bon Bon Candy Nut Dish Bowl 2828 11 1 2 Inches,  Vintage Large Towle CO EP Covered Silent Butler Silver Plate Missing Wood Handle,  2487 Towle Pattern Unknown Baby Set No Mono,  Towle El Grandee place setting near mint condition,  2489 Towle No 43 Tea Spoon Mono MLA,  Towle Old Lace Iced Tea Spoons,  Towle Coffee Tea Set Gold Plated Hong Kong,  SHELL THREAD SAUCE LADLE BY WILLIAM ADAMS TOWLE SHEFFIELD,  Fontana by Towle Silver set in box Post 1940,  Intricate Towle 4079 Silverplate Coaster Small Dish,  TOWLE 5 Piece Place Setting New in Box,  43 PC SUPREME CUTLERY BY TOWLE EP KOREA SILVERPLATE FLATWARE SET,  Vintage Silver Plate TOWLE Round Serving Bowl Dish 13,  Towle Chelmsford Knife Silverplate,  TOWLE ANTIQUE SILVER TRAY DIVIDED CANDY DISH WITH GLASS INSERT,  CHAFING DISH SILVER PLATED OLD MASTER 2 QRT EARLY VICTORIAN TRADITIONTOWLE,  Never Used Towle Round 15 Silverplate Serving Tray 6979 Old Wedding Gift,  AF Towle Co 1888 LILY 12 Bright Cut Punch Oyster Ladle RARE,  TOWLE SEGOVIA SALAD FORK,  ANTIQUE POOLE BY LEONARD A TOWLE SILVER CO CLAM SHELL FOOTED BOWL PLATE TRAY,  Creamer in Contessina Silverplate Hollowware by Towle,  Anitque Silverplate Towle Master Butter Knife,  Towle Silversmiths Baby Mickey Mouse Baby Feeding Set with Original Box,  8 Beaded Silverplate Towle Cups 425,  Towle Silver Plate,  Antique TOWLE Silverplate Footed Candelabra Centerpiece w Glass Bowl,  Vintage Towle Old Master 11 Round Vegetable Bowl Plate Silverplate Silver 4068,  Shell ii Silverplate Casserole Spoon Dunbar Bros 1889 Towle Victorian Flatware,  Towle Vintage 4 Pc Bar Set Silver Plate in original box,  Vintage Towle Silver Plated Buffet Casserole Serving Footed Dish,  TOWLE Silversmiths Bowl Tray Chip and Dip platter plate w Mother of Pearl inlay,  Vintage Towle Silversmiths Silverplated Penguin Serving Tray Veggies 115 3A,  towle bowl set 2 pieces vintage,  TOWLE Ornate OLD MASTER Embossed Rose and Scallop Silverplate Bowl OVAL,  TOWLE Old Master Embossed Silver Plate Footed Serving Carving Oval Meat Tray 17,  Towle Cheese Slicer,  TOWLE Silverplate Teaspoon SHELL II 1889 Excellent Vintage,  Towle Silver Plated 10 Fruit Serving Bowl,  Vintage Towle NORWOOD Silverplate Large Scoop Prong Cheese Potato Server 9 1 2,  Towle King Richard Tablespoon in Factory Wrapper,  Towle DeBussy Butter Spreader in Factory Wrapper,  Vintage Towle Coffee and Tea Pots,  TOWLE FRENCH PROVINCIAL PASTA SERVER NEW,  TOWLE GEORGIAN STUFFING SPOON HH NEW,  TOWLE EL GRANDEE 2 4PC PLACE SETTINGS ESTATE,  TOWLE FONTANA PIERCED TABLESPOON ESTATE,  TOWLE FRENCH PROVINCIAL 4 SALAD FORKS ESTATE,  TOWLE FRENCH PROVINCIAL PICKLE FORK ESTATE,  TOWLE FRENCH PROVINCIAL PIERCED TABLESPOON ESTATE,  TOWLE FRENCH PROVINCIAL 4 TEASPOONS ESTATE,  

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