When it comes to silver antiques, the quality of the silver also impacts its value. However this test cannot stand alone to determine if your items are a precious metal, and further it can not determine the amount of precious metal your items might contain. I could only find one auction featuring a Roger Maris signed baseball bat. Rogers Hornsby single signed baseball. That being said, what you have is most likely plated silver and not sterling. William Hazen Rogers 1801 to 1873 was a well-known American silversmith whose work and name have survived to the present day. The forks are heavy and weigh 3 oz.
Even those who carefully examine their items are sometimes fooled by misleading markings that are often on silver plated objects to make them look like silver. Photo composition, appeal, and how well the photo displays the signature will effect the valu … e. 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. This company was a silver plate company and known for and specialize in silver plated tableware. On another note, if your set is complete, it may fetch more value as a complete sterling silver set on places like eBay.
Thank you for your assistance. There are many makers of fine Sterling, including Gorham, but I believe that Community Plate and Rogers and Oneida are all Silverplate. Any prices or estimates in blog articles are based on the precious metal prices at the time of the post and can change on a daily basis as the price of precious metals change. Just seem to be from something different than what I see on all the websites. Approximately, how much would be the worth of these items? Price will vary based on condition, and the type of authenticity that accompanies the signature. There are literally 100s of patterns of silver plate flatware.
Complete tea sets are priced a bit higher. Without actually testing your pieces it is hard to say exactly what they would be worth based on the silver content. Rogers, and many of his coin silver spoons which were produced between 1825 to 1841 usually carried a small imprint of a star or an eagle. We would recommend consulting an antique dealer or someone that has a specialty in sterling silver. Selling Rogers Brothers Silver The most important item to know is whether or not your silver is sterling.
We recommend the magnet test as only a starting point to eliminating possibilities. There was also Community Plate in the lot. Hi Kathy, Thank you for you question. A professional appraiser who does an in-person evaluation of your Wm. For more prices on single signed baseball see Related Links below.
However, it doesn't tarnish as fast if used as it does just sitting. When I go looking I always look for it to say sterling or to have a sterling mark. Many Roger Clemens single signed baseballs have been selling well below the market value. A Rogers was used from 1897 - 1978. Prices may vary based on condition, and the type of authenticity that accompanies the baseball. When they made sterling silver, or 92. Rainwater, Donna Felger, and H.
Rogers and Son followed by a star 1856-1861 , Wm. Then weigh pieces that may be weighted or filled with other material or have stainless steel blades, like many knives. Most Heirloom value estimates appear to be for items made after Oneida purchased Heirloom from Wm. I seems to me that is must be worth something and more than I see on here. Rogers--together with his two brothers and, later, his son--was responsible for more than 100 patterns of silver and silver-plated cutlery and serving dishes. Silver plated antiques and jewelry have little value to collectors, and no scrap value at all. 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.
William A Rogers was a master silversmith and manufacturer of silver plated dinnerware in the 19th century. I could not find this anywhere on Bing or Google — search or image. Standard Exchange policy: Please note … we cannot accept silver plated, gold plated or gold filled items. At least, or so, I would like to believe. Rogers but some you never probably ever heard of.
Signatures that have not been properly authent … icated could sell at half the market value or less. Sometimes there are knives with weights or steel rods in them that would throw off the weight of sterling silver that we are after. It looks at though it is an 8-piece set. Hi Sheryl, Depending on how much your piece weighs even if it is sterling, it probably would not fetch you a great price just for its silver value on its own from someone like Arch as a precious metal refiner. With that said, a precious metal refiner may not be the best place for you to sell. Value is based on average prices of recently closed auctions. There are no exceptions to this.