Anonymous I have a fork that is stamped 'Charles Rogers Superior' I have never seen Charles Rogers listed as a part of any of these Rogers companies. If you had many pieces it may be worth sending in one or two to test, however with just the one you may want to try somewhere locally first. We do take pieces to test if you have a large lot, however would need notice through our contact form or over the phone. There are older markings for silverware and jewelry, and they differ based on where in the world they were made, and when. Scroll down to the bottom of the post. Sometimes due to the life ti has had a silverplate object loses its plate and can no longer be polished to a high shine.
This means that this post will probably be edited several times. So we unfortunately would not be able to offer a return for the silver in your pieces. Can you tell me when these pieces were made? It is from New York or Ontario depending on when it was made. They are worth something to a person who is adding to or completing a set. The handle is black; do you have any idea of what it was made of? I ca't really tell you what you have without seeing it.
Just looking at it suggests so. Anyone getting started buying or selling silver jewelry will find this information to be useful and a great point of departure for learning even more on the topic. It has a clenched fist in the center of the coin with what looks like lightning bolts coming from it. Another common marking in silverware is W. In general because of the higher price and the fact that a customer wants people using their silver to know that it is sterling if it is american made it is marked sterling. If you are unsure whether or not your silver items are plated or not, there are specific markings that will help you be more certain. It is very plain and no pattern.
For the carving set, because the handles are not made of precious metal we would not be able to provide a return on the deer horn handles that you describe. Smith Mergers: August 12 1862 with Rogers Bros. Before that many of these marks were owned by a variety of companies and were bought and sold through a variety of business cycles. The handle in all likelihood is a stained wood or an early plastic. One of the most frustrating parts of silver collecting it the lack of research data compiled in one place. Wonder if I can send you a pic of it? The Rogers left to work with them. Other factors need to be considered as well, such as do all the pieces match, are they intact or broken, or is the plate coming off? I am with the commenter, Angela, you do an excellent job of individually answering questions, often asked multiple times, with small variations from the public.
If needed, I can send you pictures of it. To navigate the site, it is easiest to use the green menu bar at the top of the screen. Sometimes it has the pattern name, or Triple Plate, or A-1. Years: 1853 - 1861 Founders: William Rogers Asa Rogers Jr. Store ratings and product reviews are submitted by online shoppers; they do not reflect our opinions and we have no responsibility for their content.
On the other hand Grape patterns were so popular that multiple manufacturers made some very similar ones. You can't pore over auction records and price guides to find values for your silver and silver plated antiques if you don't know exactly what you have, including when and where it was produced along with who made it. It doesent have the same markings. A1 I would appreciate any information you could provide. All that are marked 800 are the same pattern, so I always assumed that 800 was also the pattern. Please email me as BumLerner99 hotmail. These are only my thoughts and you will need a certified silver appraiser to give you an actual value.
Do you know if your set is sterling silver or not? Rogers 1901 - 1915 Flatware William H. You obviously run your business with tremendous care and focus on people. If you do find it useful please feel free to leave a comment. I have a piece with a mark and pattern I couldn't find anywhere. Easier said than done when some symbols on antique and can be thoroughly confusing without resources to point you in the right direction. To view a list of references used to create this website, see the.
I'm having a wonderful time researching. I happen to have the creamer and sugar bowl in exactly that pattern 433. Most Heirloom value estimates appear to be for items made after Oneida purchased Heirloom from Wm. Rogers and Son followed by an eagle were made between 1856 and 1861, but if the mark appears without the eagle, the piece was made between 1861 and 1871. Rogers or the company name Wm. I noticed that you have not listed this particular mark.