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I have several sterling pieces that 'm not sure about their
I have several sterling pieces that 'm not sure about their hallmark. The first is a teaspoon and is marked sterling and then there is an R in a shield with a lion and a bird on either side. … read more
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Doris Please, Expert Rarewares was great about helping me
Hello Doris Please,Expert Rarewares was great about helping me earlier with this item, but because this is a special set, I'm looking for a second opinion to make certain I feel comfortable with a cur… read more
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Value of & barton dish with what looks like an acorn,
Value of reed & barton dish with what looks like an acorn mark, letters s p n s in shields and circles, reed&bsrton engraved and below that 4 0 7 2 below that. Thank you … read more
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I recently purchased a large 241/2x18 and barton sterling
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I have 2 sterling tea sets with trays and matching candle
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My grandmother left me a lot of antique spoons from her
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We have few pieces of flatware marked "Sterling" are trying
We have few pieces of flatware marked "Sterling" are trying to locate more. There are 4 hall marks on the back of each piece- an R, a thing that I think is a bird, an R inside a shield and finally, a … read more
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Frank
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Frank are you online? I have a selection of silver pieces that
Frank are you online? I have a selection of silver pieces that I will send photos of in a few minutes. #1 is a butter (spreader?) knife with a filigree handle. It weighs 16 gms, On the back of the han… read more
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Can you give me an estimate of what I could expect to get for
Can you give me an estimate of what I could expect to get for 12 (one dozen) sterling silver Reed and Barton service plates. I have an individual who wants to purchase them.… read more
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We would like to know the value of our sterling silver place
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I was given a set of 6 salt cellars, peppers and spoons and
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