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I have five International Silver Company spoons, with

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I have five International Silver Company spoons, with embossed pictures of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth on the ends of each handle. On the back of the spoons are the markings: Commemorating the visit of the King and Queen of the British Empire to the United States 1939. Are these valuable?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 1 year ago.
Hello and welcome! My name is Doris.
I have been an antiques collector, dealer and appraiser for over 56 years.
I will be pleased to help you.
If you see a rate me message and I have not given you an answer With the value you are not to rate anything.
Again, ignore any rate me messages until you see my answer with the value.
Please send me two photos -
One of the embossed ends -
One of the marks on the backs of the spoons -
You may need to use the macro function (flower icon) of your camera to get a good clear photo.
If you cannot get a good photo, then sketch the mark and take a photo of the sketch.
To send photos you may use the "attach" or "add" link or paper clip you see on your reply page.
If none is there, then you may use the free internet photo site
imgur.com Use the following instructions:
Go to http://www.imgur.com
a. Click "Computer"
b. Find the photo file on your computer that you want to send
c. Click open on the file
d. You will see a Start Upload link on the imgur.com page.
Click on it
e. Your image will appear on the screen
f. Highlight and copy the address link under Direct Link
to the right on the imgur page
g. Paste that link into your reply box on Just Answer
Please, also, give me the length of your spoons.
Kind regards,
Doris
Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 1 year ago.
Do your spoons look like the ones here -
http://i.imgur.com/0O0ngyS.jpg
Kind regards,
Doris