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I have a 30'' diameter Persian serving tray. It appears to
Hello I have a 30'' diameter Persian serving tray. It appears to be made out of copper and maybe silver. It is very intricately etched, pie crust edges. It is signed by the artist but I cannot read th… read more
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The following 5 brass plates are from Iran, so i'm told.
Hi, The following 5 brass plates are from Iran, so i'm told. There are no markings that I could find. Could you please evaluate them?… read more
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I have three pieces that I need some more information on.
I have three pieces that I need some more information on.The first is a three piece set of two ginger jars and one pitcher. I believe they are made of glazed ceramic. They feature depictions of men on… read more
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Doris - Another challenge for you! LOL This is a pair of
For Doris Only Hi Doris - Another challenge for you! LOL This is a pair of metal (possibly pewter) plates. Pretty sure they are identical. There are not marks on the back. I have taken close-up pics o… read more
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I have a Lias and son? (HL over HL) completely etched silver
I have a ***** *****as and son? (HL over HL) completely etched silver flask. There are various hallmarks on the flask which has a removable bottom half that can serve as a cup. The screw-off top is al… read more
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I have a three piece silver service marked Meriden company,
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I have what appears to be an 1878 Wilcox Silver Water
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We inherited a set of 3 pewter pieces - two slightly different
We inherited a set of 3 pewter pieces - two slightly different sized teapots and a smaller jug (milk jug?). They appear fairly old but we know nothing about them. I could send photos - don't seem to b… read more
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Value of an old coffee set. I got it from my grandparents who
Value of an old coffee set. I got it from my grandparents who said they got it from theirs. It comprises coffee pot, milk jug and sugar bowl. Has pressed? floral patterns on the flutes that run up the… read more
Nora
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Gorham silver tea service - coffee pot, tea pot, hot water
Gorham silver tea service - coffee pot, tea pot, hot water on stand, sugar, creamer, waste pot, tray. Marks: anchor, star in circle, copyrighted 1888, Gorham Co. Silver soldered, and numbers 0880 and … read more
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I have a pewter vase With 2 handles and about 7 inches in height.
I have a pewter vase With 2 handles and about 7 inches in height. On the back, it is engraved. .....MERIDEN BRITA COMPANY. In the middle, it is stamped 1835 It has gorgeous etchings all around it of f… read more
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I have a teapot. On the bottom of the pot are the words "SILVER
I have a teapot. On the bottom of the pot are the words "SILVER ON COPPER". Just beneath that are symbols. The first is a crown with a small cross on it. Next to that is the letter B in a box. Next to… read more
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I have a stamped all metal plate (silver?) approximately 11
I have a stamped all metal plate (silver?) approximately 11 x 20 inches that hangs on the wall. It has a two inch ? border and in the center is a (stamped) picture of conquistadors in a circle with a … read more
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Wayne
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I have a Silver teapot on warmer stand, hall mark starts with
I have a Silver teapot on warmer stand, hall mark starts with T T C in a shield 5 symbols and ends in A1 in an oval,, underneath is 5468,, scratched in the base is 16549 H/V/ (then could be a 9 or a s… read more
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I also have 3 coin cases.all marked sterling. In addition they
I also have 3 coin cases.all marked sterling. In addition they have a W, circled, with what appears to be an arrow through it. Is this a hallmark? What does it mean? Any idea of the value of coin case… read more
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Greetings!! I am wondering if there is an easier way to clean
Greetings!! I am wondering if there is an easier way to clean sterling silver jewerlry other that paste stuff. I can rub and brush and just can't get the tarnish off. Is there a way to make a househol… read more
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Hi, I have a vintage toothpick holder that my Grandmother got
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Robert S.
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Hi! I have a very interesting looking embossed copper pitcher
Hi! I have a very interesting looking embossed copper pitcher that I would like to have appraised, or at least learn more about its origin and/or age. It measures 12 7/8'' tall and is about 10 1/2'' f… read more
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