43 piece german silver flatware set

Sep 14, 2019. 15:36 UTC
43 piece German Silver flatware set
Steve
United States of America

Category
German silver

Acquired from
Inherited

For sale
No
Description

42 piece tea service - 6 forks, 6 knives, 6 cake forks, 6 small spoons, 6 teaspoons, 6 fruit spoons, 6 table spoons, 1 cake slice

Provenance

Belonged to my great grandmother, given to me in the 1980s

Answered within about 6 hours
Sep 14, 21:39 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$40 - $60 USD

Insurance Value

$100 USD
What does this mean?

Dear Steve,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
The term “German silver” is a white alloy containing copper, zinc, and nickel. While it is silvery in color, it contains none of the more valuable metal.
Based on the photographs and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

A 42-piece "German Silver" tea service
probably early 20th century
Comprising: 6 forks, 6 knives, 6 cake forks, 6 small spoons, 6 teaspoons, 6 fruit spoons, 6 table spoons, 1 cake slice
Provenance: inherited from great grandmother in the 1980s
$40-60

Please let us know if you have additional items to appraise, and thank you for using Mearto.

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