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Hello I have a antique meridian Britannia company sterling silver napkin holder with a figurine on it along with number 3 stamped twice on it

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
The figurine appears to be an angel with her knees drawn up and praying. She is sitting in an ornate leaf
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Is it possible to send photos?
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Antique Expert: Wayne, Auctioneer replied 7 months ago
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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Please let me know what you think, the figurine has come off but can easily put back on.
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Antique Expert: Wayne, Auctioneer replied 7 months ago
Hi,
This is Wayne. Your piece is not sterling silver but a form of pewter called Britannia Metal.
Britannia metal (also called britannium or Britannia ware) is a specific type of pewter alloy, favoured for its silvery appearance and smooth surface. The composition is typically about 92% tin, 6% antimony, and 2% copper.
Your piece if repaired would sell for $30-50 at auction.
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Wayne
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