Your research is great and very helpful to trying to figure out who it possibly belonged to. The handle in all likelihood is a stained wood or an early plastic. Scroll down to the bottom of the post. William Hazen Rogers 1801 to 1873 was a well-known American silversmith whose work and name have survived to the present day. The pattern is quite distinctive--a Japanese pagoda or temple, with a descending cascade of five-lobed flowers, fairly deeply struck. Also the housing bust did not help.
It is beautifully embossed throughout the face with a small space in the middle left for I guess, engraving names and messages. In truth, neither is magnetic. Please email me as BumLerner99 hotmail. Rogers this is the authentic William A Rogers product Rogers used a star and eagle to stamp his work between 1825 and 1841; however, William's son licensed use of the mark after his father's death to Simpson, Hall, Miller and Co. And if it had metals like zinc mixed in.
I have a W … m Rogers tea set from the 1960's also marked 800 on the bottom of the coffee server. I have two items that I cannot identify - any suggestions would be appreciated. I believe Oneida also made these sets well into the 1980's. The hanles however are another situation, I believe they are silver plated but over what? They built their first home in 1795. The ladle was in my mom's silverplate chest and had probably belonged to her mother maybe , since mom was born in 1920. The innovations in silver plate made by Rogers and his other family members created affordable formal tableware for the middle class and created a high demand for their products.
I enjoy researching thesE items and have found your information helpful. Myth : Silverplate doesn't tarnish like genuine silver. Place: Hartford Connecticut Years: 1871 - 1879 Mergers: Merged with Wm. It was very informative to provide me with the meaning of S. There are a number of makers of silver both sterling and silverplate that use the Rogers name.
Thanks for any help that you can provide. If you use any information here please leave a link to the post for others. I have a very decorative meat fork that says Wm. If anyone knows what this means and whether or not it is in fact sterling silver or silver plated, that would be great. 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.
I have very unusal teaspoons that are ornate and oddly shaped. All of the above are true but to know if the antique is silver or silver plated, you will need to test it. I don't know its use or value. Rogers 1901 - 1915 Flatware William H. I have found no marks listed that match the mark on this piece. On the back is Rogers with 2 anchors on each end that I have identified on this site.
Any help would be appreciated. It is from New York or Ontario depending on when it was made. Rogers' Elberon pattern silver items are considered to be the most rare and valuable. I would like some help in determining its age. If you have a large collection of silver plate you needed valued, especially if you need a valuation for insurance purposes, it may be worth the money to hire an appraiser.
Anonymous I have a odd shaped fork that appears silver to me but I know there's also silver plated. When they made sterling silver, or 92. Once you know that name of your pattern you can go online and look up what pieces are available and the price for them. The problems I am having relates to marking that do not include or say is it is plated or not. The genuine sterling pieces c … arry one of the following pattern numbers: 118, 142, 144, 149, 164, 250, 400, 700 or 1636. Use these numbers as references in order to determine how much your pitcher is worth in the marketplace. These companies formed, merged, separated, folded and absorbed by each other.
A Rogers was used from 1897 - 1978. Many of these marks ended up being owned by two major companies International Silver Company and Oneida. Hartford Connecticut 1865 - 1898 William Rogers William Rogers Jr. The prices are not current but the line drawings are invaluable. Im trying to figure out the date and if it's worth anything. I would like to add more pieces if possible. Rogers or similar marks are silver plated.
Also a big name that will take some time. The genuine sterling pieces carry one of the following pattern numbers: 118, 142, 144, 149, 164, 250, 400, 700 or 1636. All that are marked 800 are the same pattern, so I always assumed that 800 was also the pattern. The fraction of silver is measured by a quantity called fineness. Urban Archeaology, Sorry it took me so long to respond.