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I have service, 5 pieces each place setting. Is it worth

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Customer: ***** *****, I have...
Customer: ***** *****, I have service for 12, 5 pieces each place setting. Is it worth anything.
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: It is very plain started buying 1955 and continued when I married. Necessary for formal dinners.
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Appraiser: Glenda B., Antiques and Collectibles Appraiser replied 2 years ago
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Can you tell me what china this is?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
What are you asking. I have nothing more on silver. Also you posted a question about china. I had Royal Doulton service for 12, 4 pieces each place setting. Gave it to my daughter in law. Why that question
Appraiser: Glenda B., Antiques and Collectibles Appraiser replied 2 years ago

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What I see is this: which was posted on 11 Dec 2015, 10:54 AM

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Customer: ***** *****, I have service for 12, 5 pieces each place setting. Is it worth anything.
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: It is very plain started buying 1955 and continued when I married. Necessary for formal dinners.
JA: OK got it. Last thing — JustAnswer charges a fee (generally around $18) to post your type of question to Antiques Experts (you only pay if satisfied). There are a couple customers ahead of you. Are you willing to wait a bit?
Customer: Sure
JA: OK. Now I'm going to take you to a page to place a secure deposit with JustAnswer. Don't worry, this chat is saved. After that, we will finish

You state you have: I have service for 12, 5 pieces each place setting.

I assumed this was a set of China, since it does not specify what it is.

Since you have no other question at all on the justanswer site, I am more confused since you say you have nothing more on silver.

I am only trying to ascertain what it is you are needing.

Glenda

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
No I just paid $48 to get an answer so unwilling to pay another $18. So, no. This is sterling silver not china.
Appraiser: Glenda B., Antiques and Collectibles Appraiser replied 2 years ago

Hello

As I stated earlier I will not ask for a phone call, since I do not do phone calls.

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Can you tell me what the exact name of your set is?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Fine Arts, very plain, but I don't recall the name of the sterling pattern, sorry.
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Looked fine arts up on Google, the sterling pattern is tranquility service for 12. 5 pieces each place setting, 2 spoons, 2 forks and a knife.
Appraiser: Glenda B., Antiques and Collectibles Appraiser replied 2 years ago

Hello,
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Please Note: I do not do phone calls~ I will not request a phone call ! If you get that in an email do not click that, it is not from me! There is data that needs to be obtained, this is always best in written form, in order to give a correct honest appraisal. I will not ever request a phone call!
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The Tranquility (Sterling, 1947) by Fine Arts has an estimated value on the current market for an average of $220.00-250.00 per 5 pc place setting, depending on the condition and where it is for sale at. These will typically sell higher in an Antique Shop or Private sale compared to an auction. If you are thinking of selling, you might want to check your local Antique Shops in the area to see what yours or one like it would sell for or has sold for, then you can decide to sell online or locally.
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Keep in mind that not all estimated values are obtained, your geographic area plays a big role in what prices can be obtained. If you plan on selling this I would list this for sell on the internet where it will have the largest shopping market. There are some great sites you can sell from. You can sell in your local area or a larger city near you with Craigslist, it is free, and when they item sells the buyer picks it up.
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You can sell on Etsy, which is a great place to sell from, you list Vintage Items, they can stay until they sell. Much like having a little store online. There is also Rubylane, which is a more upscale site where people sell more expensive items. There is also Tias and GoAntiques, which is on the same scale of Rubylane. There is Amazon Market Place, ArtFire and of course Ebay. All of these sites get you a lot of World Wide exposure and bring the best traffic. They are all great! If you sell to a dealer, antique shop or resell shop you can expect to get about 30-40% of what it is worth since they have to resell the item.
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If you have more items you would like to ask me about, just start a new question addressed to "Glenda" it would be my pleasure to help you.
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Thank you so much!
Glenda
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Thank you. Good to know.
Appraiser: Glenda B., Antiques and Collectibles Appraiser replied 2 years ago

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