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rarewares, Antiques and Collectibles Researcher
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I have a sterling silver flatware set. Made by Burton. The

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I have a sterling silver flatware set. Made by Burton. The pattern is Preludes. Only missing one teaspoon. Probably made early to mid 1900s. Looking to get an approximate value.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  rarewares replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

The Prelude pattern with floral tip and heels was made by International Silver in 1939. I think someone took the set out of the original wood box and put it in this BURTON aluminum box for storage as there is not a Burton silver company and I recognize this pattern as being the IS Prelude pattern. This looks to be a service for 8. This set has a value of $700 scrap silver value and $1300 to $1500 as antique sterling flatware.

Expert:  rarewares replied 1 year ago.

Did you have any other questions about your set? If not, please click the stars to rate me and to close out this question.