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EGWebster&Son quadruple plate dated January 30 5number109

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EGWebster&Son quadruple plate dated January 30 5number109
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Judith-on-Antiques replied 1 year ago.

Hi Barbara,

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Please upload clear images of your bowl with a close-up image of the hallmarks. Please also give me the dimensions of the piece.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I emailed three pictures to the address you asked for hope you get them thanks
Expert:  Judith-on-Antiques replied 1 year ago.

Did you get a confirmation email from Support?

Expert:  Judith-on-Antiques replied 1 year ago.

I have your pictures, Barbara.

The mark on the bottom of your stand was used by EG Webster and Son of New York and Brooklyn, between 1859 and 1928. The 1889 scratched on the bottom of your stand may be the date or it may be some other number.

Silver plated wares have a very thin layer of silver on base metal, so they should be cleaned very gently. In fact, I can't tell if your piece has all its plating intact.

The market in silver plate is extremely soft right now. It is difficult to sell at any price.

If all the plating is intact and the bowl is in very good condition, its current retail (replacement or insurance) value is approximately $50.If you were to sell it, you could expect to get the fair market (private sale or auction) value is approximately 40% of the retail amount, or $20, depending on location and actual condition.

I hope this answer has been helpful to you, Barbara.

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