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rarewares, Antiques and Collectibles Researcher
Category: Antiques
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Experience:  Antiques dealer for over 10 years specializing in porcelain, glass, art, furniture, coins, watches, sterling silver, pocket watches, and jewelry.
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I have a silver spoon that I can't identify. The first

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I have a silver spoon that I can't identify.
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: The first symbol looks like a plus sign with what looks like lines on the ends. That is followed by W.R. and what looks like the Keystone State shield.
JA: Is there anything else the Antiques Appraiser should be aware of?
Customer: There is also what appears to be a patent date: Pat. Jan. 14. and either an 08 or 05
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  rarewares replied 4 months ago.

My name is ***** ***** I would love to help.

Please add images at your convenience.

Expert:  rarewares replied 4 months ago.

I will answer without photos. This is a silver plated (not sterling) spoon made by Wm A Rogers, Ltd

of Hartford, Ct and New York, NY about 1910. The value is $15 to $20 retail.

You can go here to find your particular pattern.
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