Ash Trays – Sterling Silver


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Sterling and crystal ashtray coaster


Shreve Crump Low Sterling Silver Matchbox Stand Ash Tray No Monogram Boston


Thai Sterling Silver Niello Ashtray Dancers Elephants No Monograms


Marvellous Heavy Antique Oriental Solid Silver Ashtray In Perfect Condition


A Solid Silver 925 Art Deco Ash Tray with Incan Masks


Solid Sterling Silver 7 pc Ashtray Set Shell Motif




Antique 4 Square Sterling Silver Ashtray Peru Dancing Couple


NEW Royal Ascot 925 Sterling Silver Cigar Ashtray with dust pouch and box


Mexican 925 Sterling Silver Vtg 1944 Coin Ashtray 75 grams


Sterling Silver Ashtray




Tiffany Co Sterling Silver Ash Tray 625 D Pattern 17315C MAKERS 6971


Vintage Mexico Sterling Suits of Cards Ash Tray Mints on Stand 230 grams


Solid Silver Ashtray 1929




Antique Sterling Silver P Lopez Modernists Ashtray






Vintage sterling silver and glass ashtray


Antique Style Heavy Hallmarked solid Silver cigar cigarette ashtray Gaelic 99g


Use this handy search tool to find available silver antiques:

Apply the following tips to assist your antique sterling silver collecting aspirations.

1. Go with a sterling silver: Style, Historical Era or Maker.

Consider your chosen lifestyle and your special preferences, then make choices that are a good fit. Do you envisage using your antique silver flatware often, or instead use pieces from your set for remarkable occasions and holiday celebrations?

There are various specialized aspects of antique silver flatware collecting. Some collectors direct their attention a special design pattern, while others acquire a certain craftsman or historical era.

Some antique sterling silverware collectors zero in on a special style of antique silver flatware, such as: flasks or bowels or ashtrays, while others have more eclectic passions and broaden into regional silver flatware, such as French or German, or pieces from specific craftsman, such as: Holmes & Edwards or Reed & Barton

2. Mix-n-Match

Be adventurous with collecting an assortment of silverware design patterns.

This collecting technique adds wonderful aesthetic elegance to a table setting. This is a wonderful choice particularly with difficult-to-find, or rare silver flatware patterns. And is often a must for assembling a set sizable enough for entertaining your family, friends or guests.

3. Wear or Damage

Signs of use do not consequently reduce the worth of antique silver flatware or silver plate flatware, while signs of damage may or may not. For example, small damage or flaws on a rare flatware piece will not significantly decrease its value. The price of a tarnished collectible is lower than retail, of course. Be cautious of buying tarnished silver flatware via the internet. Pictures can be deceptive and disguise apparent wear, flaws or repair. Buying tarnished pieces at estate sales and flea markets may be an an alternative, but examining them closely for problems remains a fundamental skill for your collecting hobby or business.

4. Monograms

Quite a few collectors view ancient, complex monograms as a lost art form and historically relevant. It does not detract from the desirability or value of a silver flatware collectible when a monogram is present. Most pieces are, however, have more market worth without a monogram. As you become more familiar with antique silver and sterling silver flatware, you will develop skills to detect if the monogram has been removed. Monogram removal can damage a piece of antique silver and drastically reduce its selling price.

5. Authenticity

Various collectors frown upon antique silverware pieces that have been restored, such as those with replacement knife blades. Silverplated knife blades are often found with wear. They can easily be replaced on hollow handle knives, A few collectors prefer to have them refitted with stainless steel blades. However, stainless steel was not introduced in flatware manufacturing until the early 1920s. This is one of those sides of collecting that can be a matter of personal inclination, but you do need to be careful that your antique silver flatware may diminish in value if you modify the knife blades.

6. Repair

A silversmith ought be sourced for any repairs required for damaged pieces. A silversmith is also skilled for replating silver flatware pieces. It can be an expensive project for common pieces, but it is fully fully worthwhile to Place your treasured collectible in the hands of a professional silversmith.

7. Modified Pieces

Be informed that these exist and develop skills to determine if a piece is modified from its authentic state. Common flatware pieces are sometimes restored to make them appear to be more rare and valuable pieces. For example, you may find spoons that at some point in time were cut to look like ice cream forks or a sugar spoon has been pierced to resemble a sugar sifter. As your knowledge expands, look for signs of modification and avoid buying those modified pieces.

8. Forgeries

New fake pieces in popular and rare pattern designs can be found for sale on a regular basis on the Internet. Examples include:, salt spoons and scarce pieces such as asparagus servers. Plenty of these types of silver flatware have no craftsman's stamps. Moreover, forged maker's marks in silver have existed centuries. The age of an antique silverware piece does not really indicate it's genuineness. So the lesson here is start and continue your learning and improve your skills to reduce the risk of investing in forged or fake antique silverware collectibles.

Ashtrays - recently found sterling collectibles.

Solid Silver Ashtray 1929,  MEMENTO ASHTRAY DISH WITH A COIN MIDDLE STERLING SILVER MADE IN ITALY,  NICE PAIR OF ART DECO STYLE SOLID SILVER ASHTRAYS BY DEAKIN FRANCIS,  Vintage Sterling Silver Fisher Ashtray,  Peruvian One Peseta 1880 Silver Coin Ashtray Sterling Silver 925,  Rare Black Americana Negro Sterling Ashtray Unmarked Music Drummers 1800s ,  LARGE ART DECO STERLING SILVER BALDWINMILLER CIGAR ASHTRAY LIGHTER SET FABULOUS,  Vintage B 1 Sterling Silver Rimmed Bottle Coaster Ashtray 5 Diameter,  Ornate Ashtray Sterling Silver Repousse Decorations 1930,  Sterling Silver Golf Ash Tray5 1 4 Diameter,  VICTORIAN CHASED STERLING SILVER ASH TRAY MARKED WITH A HEART WW HALLMARK,  REED BARTON STERLING ASHTRAY SILVER SCULPTURE NO MONO,  Art Deco Solid Silver Double Cigar Stand Ashtray Chatterley Sons 1944,  VINTAGE 1960 GARRARD CO OF REGENT ST SOLID STERLING SILVER ASHTRAY ANTIQUE,  Sterling Silver Ashtray 20 grams Scrap,  Sterling Silver Ashtray Marshall Field Company Hand Wrought,  Ashtray Conquistador Sterling Silver 925 Mexico La Oceanica 1950 Puerto Rico,  ANTIQUE 925 STERLING SILVER RIM CRYSTAL ASH TRAY COASTER BY LABEN,  BOODLE DUNTHORNE Sterling Silver Formby Golf Club Ash Tray,  Rare ASPREY 1907 Edwardian Solid Silver Cigar Cigarette Ash Tray,  Georg Jensen USA Sterling Silver Arts Crafts Ashtray William DeMatteo,  Mid Century Modernist P Lopez G Mexican Sterling Silver Ash Tray Taxco Eagle ,  Sterling Silver Coasters and Sterling Silver Ashtray,  UNIQUE MEXICO STERLING SILVER VINTAGE MACIEL WHEEL BARREL ASH TRAY,  NAPIER STERLING SILVER SHELL ASH TRAY or TEABAG HOLDER OR BUTTER PAT,  Sterling Silver Plat Mex SA Ashtray Stand with 6 Shell Ashtrays,  Nice Sterling Silver Mayan Aztec Mexico 4 Inch Ash Tray B3826,  Vintage Vitoria Spain Coat of Arms Solid Silver Pin Coin Ash Tray Dish,  ASH TRAY STERLING SILVER CHESTER 1932 ART DECO FULLY MARKEDSIMPLE,  STERLING SILVER ASHTRAY SHEFFIELD 1946 MARKED AND FILLED SWEET ITEM,  Mexico Ash Tray Sterling Silver Vintage 35 Un Peso 1938 Unidos Mexicanos,  GORGEOUS BAROQUE STERLING SILVER 5 OVAL SHAPED CANDY OR ASHTRAY DISH FRENCH,  STIEFF ROSE c1955 Sterling Silver Ashtray Butter Pat Pin Tray Kirk Stieff,  Beautiful Sterling Silver Ash Tray With Cigarrette Cigar Holder A7414,  Tiffany Co Makers sterling silver shell pattern dish bowl ashtray plate 6 inch,  Lighter ashtray and cigar case set Sterling silver solid With hallmarks Sp,  J Valdez Taxco Mid Century Modernist Ashtray Sterling Silver 925 Mexico FMGE,  American Sterling Silver Shell Candy Fruit Bowl or Ashtray Monogram K,  Vintage Solid Silver Ashtray Hallmarked Birmingham 1959 by Harman Brothers,  Vintage Mexico Plateria Alameda Juarez 58 Sterling Silver 1943 Peso Ashtray,  ANTIQUE ARTS CRAFTS Sterling on Bronze Era Ashtray MATCH HOLDER AUTO DETAIL,  Antique Arts Craft Sterling Silver Art Silver Shop Hand Hammered Ashtray 1918,  Rare 1927 Royal Doulton Lambethware Sterling Silver Ashtray Excellent Condition,  Kirk Sterling Ashtray Match Case Monogramed Nursie,  Vintage Solid Silver Ashtray Dish Hallmarked London 1976 William Comyns,  SOLID SILVER ARMADA DISH 1977 COIN HALLMARKED HEXAGONAL ASHTRAY 65 GRAMS,  SOLID SILVER PIN DISH COIN STERLING HONG KONG DOLLAR 1960 ASHTRAY 39 GRAMS,  VINTAGE 925 STERLING SILVER FOOTED ASHTRAY AESTHETIC SHELL DESIGN MACIEL MEXICO,  ASH TRAY STERLING SLVER LONDON 1950 ART DECO MARKED QUALITY STYLISH SHAPE,  Antique SOLID Silver Ash Tray Robert Chandler Birmingham 1919 4538grams,  

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