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Chicago’s Randolph Street Market offers a Warm Reception despite Winter’s Chill (1/30/14)
Worthologist, Martin WillisJust a day before I was to fly out to the January Wonderful Winter Market at the Randolph Street Market … More >>


Q & A with Harry Rinker: Silver-Plated Furness Bermuda Shaker (1/7/14)
Silver-Plated Furness Bermuda ShakerQUESTION: I have a silver-plated salt or pepper shaker from the Furness Bermuda line. It measures approximately 3 1/2 inch … More >>


Chinese Export Silver Candlesticks are Lustrous Beacons of Excellence (10/7/13)
Sing Fat Chinese Export Silver candlesticks中國出口銀器: 明亮的卓越之燈塔 Chinese Export Silver is without doubt the most mysterious silver category the world ever saw. Only now, more than … More >>


Q & A with Harry Rinker: Joe Namath Football Passer Toy (7/8/13)
Joe Namath Football PasserQUESTION: I recently rediscovered my Joe Namath Passer, a plastic toy standing approximately two feet tall and which could “pass” … More >>


Unloved Antiques: Silver-Plated Souvenir Spoons (8/10/11)
silver-plate spoonsThe next item in this series about unloved antiques is mid-20th century silver-plated souvenir spoons. Most owners of these collections … More >>


Unloved Antiques: 1847 Rogers Brothers Flatware (6/13/11)
adoration  The sixth item in this series of Unloved Antiques is early 20th century flatware; the 1847 Rogers flatware sets in … More >>


Unloved Antiques: ‘Bronze’ Flatware (5/31/11)
Dirilyte palce settingThe fifth item in this series of “Unloved Antiques” is Thai “bronze” flatware. While it’s often listed for sale online … More >>


Sheffield and Silver Plate: What to Look For (7/14/09)
Elegant Opaline glass & silverplated butter keeper, circa 1870, in Classical Taste by Joseph Rogers of Sheffield, England. The social background for the discovery of the methods of plating on copper used in the Sheffield process is quite … More >>


Pseudo Silver Hallmarks and What They Really Mean (2/13/09)
A genuine English HallmarkOne thing that confuses novice collectors more than anything else is “silverware,” a term that one would think implied the … More >>


Sterling & Silver-Plated Antiques (10/1/08)
Electro-Plated Nickel-Silver (EPNS) Flatware - Georg Jensen ca 1930sIn general, the term Sterling Silver is meant to distinguish items that are composed of mostly solid silver as opposed to Silver-Plated that have only a thin surface layer of silver. However, there are several other distinctions, some using terms that can be confusing and often lead to a misunderstanding of an item’s composition and hence its value. More >>