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I have several "silver" serving dishes that say Gorham but
I have several "silver" serving dishes that say Gorham but not "sterling". Did Gorham manufacture silver serving pieces that were silver [plated and if so are they of any value … read more
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I have a matching set where I can not find any markings-
ForCustomeronly - I have a matching set where I can not find any markings- think silver plated any help will be appreciated… read more
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SHEFFIELD chafing dish/warmer. I haven't polished. Just
For Doris Only. SHEFFIELD chafing dish/warmer. I haven't polished. Just checked for mark. It is The Sheffield Company, Made in the U.S.A. I am impressed by the "warmer." It is excellent quality. Hopef… read more
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I have a couple of questions this morning. I have a small
Good morning. I have a couple of questions this morning. I have a small silver sauce pan set that you use a candle to keep sauce warm on the table. I cannot find the handle. I hope you can help me fin… read more
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I have an antique Sheffield Silver Plated Chafing Dish. It
I have an antique Sheffield Silver Plated Chafing Dish. It has a cross, crown, and shield, 539 B, and L.B.S.Co., on the bottom. It does have a monogrammed 'M' on the lid and dish. It is in excellent c… read more
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Robert S.
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S... What can you tell me about the stamp on the back of a
For Robert S... Hi. What can you tell me about the stamp on the back of a covered rectangular silver dish? Thank you!… read more
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I am running a silent auction/buy it now auction for our
Hello, I am running a silent auction/buy it now auction for our local art organization. We have recieved a donation of 2 heavy silver chafing dishes, and I have no idea of their value. This donation i… read more
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Doris, it's Suzie here. I have a lovely copper chaffing
Hi Doris, it's Suzie here. I have a lovely copper chaffing dish with brass trim. It was bought in 1954 for $15. I have good memories of family parties with little meatballs keeping warm. It has 5 piec… read more
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Doris
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I have a small sheffield silver on copper teapot with
I have a small sheffield silver on copper teapot with "wicker" covered handle contains four marks , a star, ?lion, heart, ?lion, 6 -2, what is the time frame for manufacture of this item… read more
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Hi I have a 1901 Manning Bowman Electric Chafing Dish with
Hi I have a 1901 Manning Bowman Electric Chafing Dish with claw feet with glass balls base. Can you tell me if it's valuable?… read more
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Im looking to find out more information about the age and
I'm looking to find out more information about the age and value of a silver (or silver plate?) chaffing dish. The markings are on the top bottom "7 inch" then in the middle a flag with "W&H" with a l… read more
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Would you tell me the fmv for a sterling silver chaffing dish:
Would you tell me the fmv for a sterling silver chaffing dish: WILCOX I S INTERNATIONAL SILVER CO. 2775 936359? Thank you.… read more
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Sheffield silver ice bucket stamped USA approximately 50 years
Sheffield silver ice bucket stamped USA approximately 50 years old silver covered vegetable dish stamped "International Silver Co." "Countess" engraved with crown silver Chafing dish with cover about … read more
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I have several pieces of sterling silver, including a punch
I have several pieces of sterling silver, including a punch bowl set with cups and ladle, a footed pitcher, a chafing dish, a champagne bucket, several champagne goblets, assorted stirrup cups (I thin… read more
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I have a silver teapot, milk jug and two-handled (shaped into
I have a silver teapot, milk jug and two-handled (shaped into an animal head of some sort)sugar bowl, the mark underneath says L & W and a L with a small D and a dot underneath and 0688 1/2. Is there … read more
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hi i have a silver on copper birmingham chafing dish. the bottom
hi i have a silver on copper birmingham chafing dish. the bottom is marked crown s c then undernieth that it sais rea. it does not say silver on copper but i did a scratch test in a hidden area and us… read more
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C&A Appraisals (Randi)
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YOu did such a great job on my previous question, I am returning
YOu did such a great job on my previous question, I am returning with two more question (sent separately). This is a copper and brass pan set. I think is is called a chaffing (spelling?) dish. Could y… read more
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I have a piece of Sheffield silverplate by Blagdon (or Blagden)
I have a piece of Sheffield silverplate by Blagdon (or Blagden) & Hodgson, circa 1822-1840 or so. It is engraved with a scene of an arm holding a sword coming from a surface of water. it is stamped on… read more
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