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I just inherited a "silver' tea set. Its a five piece set
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I own an ornate silver coffee or tea set made by JCDERBY it
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I have a Banks and Biddle tea set marked with the word
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This is S. only. I bought ebay item number 151973592777
This is for Robert S. only. I bought ebay item number 151973592777 for my husband who collects cars. It is the first I have seen that is sterling silver so I grabbed it. Maybe I paid too much. Who kno… read more
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I have an old sterling silver tea and coffee set. The
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I have a 6piece sterling silver tea set. It had belonged to
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I own an antique british tea coffee set with ivory handles
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I have the silver set with markings of Wilcox international
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Gorham 26.5 inch sterling silver tray,marked yc777. Part of
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I was wondering about some sterling my dad has It has a mark
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We have a silver tea set that includes a cream canister, sugar
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We have a debate going on about sterling flatware and serving
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I have an FB Rodgers SIlver tea set -- tea pot, coffee or hot water pot, creamer, covered
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1930 Gorham Sterling Silver Tea Set Plymouth Design According
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