Silver Plate Flair 1956 1847 Rogers Bros. Sometimes there are knives with weights or steel rods in them that would throw off the weight of sterling silver that we are after. So the value would not be in the silver content but instead as the silverware as a set. Normally if there is any relief work, that is embossing or floral, many times it will show slight bleeding of the base metal. For your 42 piece set, we would need to verify that what you have is sterling or not.
In our experience, most of the blades on these sets are made of a different, harder metal such as stainless steel. If you had many pieces it may be worth sending in one or two to test, however with just the one you may want to try somewhere locally first. Silver Plate Pattern Identification Guide The best book available for silver plate pattern identification is called Silverplated Flatware - An Identification and Value Guide by Tere Hagan. We only take into account the weight of your items and the amount of silver available for recovery. Besides doing a few at home tests, you would really need your items looked at by a professional to know. I think the value can be determined by finding the actual pattern name, or if you wan … t to scrap it, see what silver is bringing per ounce right now.
We would recommend consulting an antique dealer or someone that has a specialty in sterling silver. Silver Plate Her Majesty 1931 1847 Rogers Bros. Oneida acquired the company and began using this mark in 1929. Some local jewelers can do this for you. Or even reseller shops may have the materials needed to find out. Is It Sterling or Is It Silver Plated? Even the thickest plate is only about.
Without knowing forsure if what you have is sterling or not, we cannot give an estimate. Hi Shelly, You think that it would be easier to tell, but it can actually be difficult without the proper training, tools and testing equipment to know for sure. The box does have scratches on the top. . Silver Plate Talisman 1938 Wm. I would like to know more about it before I decide whether or not to sell it? Teapots almost always have discoloration on the interior bottom.
Rogers, Sectional Silver Plate Heraldic 1916 No Monogram 1847 Rogers Bros. From Patsy in Richmond, Virginia. Silver Plate Alhambra 1907 Anchor Rogers, Wm. It is supposed to be silver and not silverplate. I have many more great vintage and antique items so please check out my other listings.
My grandma had it, then my dad and now me. We would recommend trying to separate out the sterling from plated pieces you have. A Rogers was used from 1897 - 1978. However, for valuing Rogers Brothers silverware, it's useful to know that almost all of the flatware produced by companies named Rogers is low-worth silver-plate, not valuable sterling. Generally speaking, re-silvering is a personal matter of choice. These can be matched with photos in the silver hallmark database google it.
Rogers Mfg Co, but this mark was picked up later by the International Silver Company. This mark was later used by Simpson, Hall, Miller and Company and also by the International Silver Company. So for the first time I want my wife to be right. Silver Plate Louisiane 1938 Wm. Many of these names were used well into the 20th century. Silver Plate First Lady 1960 Meriden Silver Co.
Some say that the 800 means coin silverplate. This article has been read 50213 times. Silver Plate Remembrance 1948 1847 Rogers Bros. The first patent for silver plating was issued in 1840. Silver Plate Gracious 1939 Rogers DeLuxe Plate Silver Plate Grand Elegance a. There are certain brand names that always command money, like Tiffany, but there are other nuances that may make your flatware more valuable.
Carmen 1939 Crown Silver Plate Silver Plate Radiance a. I could not find this anywhere on Bing or Google — search or image. It is rare to find 999 silverware unless as decorative pieces because the metal is so soft it makes them hard to care for. Hi Paula, Unfortunately since we do not specialize in the hallmarks of silverware, it is hard for us to say what you have is sterling or not just by the descriptions you gave. An ill send you a picture of the piece I have… Thank you for your time. Silver Plate Royal Saxony 1935 Royal Saxony Silverware Silver Plate Sea Spray 1960 Wm.
Some of the silverplate manufacturers also released sterling patterns, but these are stamped sterling, whereas the plate is not. Silver Plate Silver Renaissance 1971-1979 1847 Rogers Bros. If your silver flatware is antique or vintage it may be worth more than its scrap value. Just seem to be from something different than what I see on all the websites. Here is a link to our silver calculator. That means if you have knives or weighted serving wear, we would want that weight separate. Please contact us if you find that your pieces are in fact sterling:.