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I have a pair of very ornate grape scissors. I cannot fine

Customer Question

I have a pair of very ornate grape scissors. I cannot fine any markings. How do I tell whether they are sterning silver, or plated
JA: I always love having an appraiser look at my stuff. Sometimes its turned out to be surprisingly valuable. Tell us what else you do know and the antiques appraiser will be able to better assist you.
Customer: Just purchased them They have polished nicely with a silver cloth, although they need deep cleaning for the grapes and leaves. The seller could give me no information
JA: Is there anything else the antiques appraiser should be aware of?
Customer: There 2 prongs at the back of the scissors
Submitted: 29 days ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 29 days ago.

Hello and welcome! My name is Doris.
I have been an antiques and art collector as well as dealer and appraiser for over 56 years.
I will be pleased to help you. Please know I do not send pop-ups.

Photos are almost always required to give an accurate assessment.

Can you send me at least one photo?

To send photos you may use the "add files" 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.

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Kind regards,
Doris