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Tim in Antiques
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I purchased a pair of sterling silver 8" candlesticks marks

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I purchased a pair of sterling silver 8" candlesticks marks on bottom
"Tiffany and Company
????? Sterling Silver???? cannot read numbers, too small
Could you tell me if or what they are worth
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Tim in Antiques replied 1 year ago.

Good day my name is Tim

I am a Certified IRS Appraiser. It will be a pleasure to put my expertise, libraries, resources, and experience in the field to work for you.

I need to see images of then candlesticks. One of them as a pair and if possible one of the marks.

How to send photos to this site go to:

Or email them to***@******.*** attention Tim in antiques.

or to use another site such as: or

If you use another site please copy and paste the url with your response.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have absolutely no way to take a photograph and send it. Please refund my $5 fee. I am not satisfied with this reply. I think it was just to sell extensive trials which I do not want. I am 80 years old and did not expect this from you. I will notify Visa that I will not accept your fee because that is certainly not an answer. I will sell them for the silver.
Expert:  Tim in Antiques replied 1 year ago.

I suggest that you have them looked at rather than melted. To give values it helps to see what the item looks like. The current silver price is only $13.00 an ounce since yours are most likely weighted you would have about $30.00 in silver. Where as the current value at auction for a pair of Tiffany 8 inch candles sticks is $500.00 to $650.00.

Expert:  Tim in Antiques replied 1 year ago.

Please take a moment and look at the answer I submitted.