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I have an antique salt cellar that my father found in WWII.

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I have an antique salt cellar that my father found in WWII. It saved his life and we would like to know where it was made and how old it may be as well as any other information you may have. It is silver with a go ld wash inside. Where can I send you a picture of it?
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
The house where he found it was in Italy. The spoon has kind of a feather pattern on the back of it.
Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 4 months 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.

Please know that I cannot accept any requests for "live conversations" such as phone calls.
I give my best answers in writing when I have time to think about them.
Sometimes a "Chat box" will pop-up asking if you would like a live conversation. Please know it is not from me.

The photo you sent is that of a spoon.

Please send two photos - one of the salt cellar and one of the marks on it.

You may need to use the macro function (flower icon) of your camera to get a good clear photo of the marks.

If you cannot get a good photo, then sketch the marks and take a photo of the sketch.

To send photos you may use the "attach file" or "add file" in the blue box link on your reply page or the "paper clip" found in the toolbar you see on your reply page.
Please do not send in ZIP format. The jpg or jpeg format works best.

Kind regards,


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Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 4 months ago.

Please also send a photo of the marks on the spoon.

Kind regards,


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