PAIR OF VINTAGE Wm ROGERS STERLING SILVER CANDLE HOLDER

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  • Item Category: Metals
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 13, 2007
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PAIR OF VINTAGE Wm ROGERS STERLING SILVER CANDLE HOLDERS/CANDLEABRA 5"x9"

This is a lovely pair of Wm Rogers Sterling Silver candle holders/candelabra. They each measure 5 ¾" at the highest, and 9 ½" wide. The base measures 3 ½" across. They weight 15.7/15.8 oz each.

The bottoms are marked with the following:

WM ROGERS MFG. CO

STERLING

WEIGHTED REINFORCED

5A-4

The silver is tarnished. I have not cleaned it because I am not good at it. Things end up looking sad when I try. I will leave it to the new owner to make it look wonderful and shiny! T is silver polish residue on them (particularly in the base underneath)

To my uneducated eyes, these pieces seem to be in OK, but used condition. Both are solid. The base is attached firmly to the stem. The 'arms' are firmly attached to the stem. One rocks slightly on a flat surface. That candle holder also has two small dents (which I've tried to photograph) on the candle holder part. One is on the center one and one an the outside. My guess is that I dropped this one when I was young! Unless you're studying it, it's not really noticeable.

My parents would have received this as a wedding present in 1952, so I've dated it to post-1940. That said, I've found other listings for similar items which date it back to the
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