Set of silverware
14 May 2022
Description

12 full place settings in a silverware chest

Dimensions

15” x 11”x 5.5”

Provenance

It was my grandmothers

Acquired from
Inherited
For sale
Yes
Answered within about 16 hours
By Delia
May 15, 11:45 UTC
Fair Market Value
$300 - $500 USD
Suggested Asking Price $600 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Maura,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

An assorted/ assembled 135-piece mixed sterling and silver plate flatware service
20th Century, comprising:
(30) pieces by Gorham:
6 dinner knives
8 dinner forks
6 tea spoons
5 butter knives
5 serving spoons

(21) pieces Gorham 1926 sterling silver flatware set, comprising:
6 dinner knives
6 dinner forks
4 salad forks
4 teaspoons
1 serving spoon

6 Heirloom Plate (silverplated) salad forks
6 Auburn (silverplated) teaspoons
5 WM Rogers and Bros AA (silverplated) teaspoons
11 Lady Betty (silverplated) cocktail forks
5 Rogers & Co dinner forks with 7 serving spoons

Together with 51 pcs of National Silver Co XTRA Plate (silverplate)
32 dinner forks
19 teaspoons

All in a fitted flatware chest
CONDITION: appears to be in good condition with some minor use wear.
PROVENANCE: inherited
$300-500 for the group*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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

Maura mcdermott May 15, 18:28 UTC

I think some are silver plated, but most are silver

Delia May 17, 23:40 UTC

Maker? Marks?

Maura mcdermott May 18, 01:46 UTC

I don’t understand your question?

Delia May 20, 17:38 UTC

How many say "Lady Betty" (which are silver plate) and how many say "Gorham" (these are sterling silver).

Maura mcdermott May 21, 11:37 UTC

OK Here is the break down...
Gorham - 5 serving spoon, 8 dinner forks, 6 teaspoons, 6 dinner knives, 5 butter knives

Heirloom Plate - 6 salad forks
Auburn - 6 teaspoons
WM Rogers and Son AA - 5 teaspoons
Lady Betty - 11 cocktail forks
Rogers & ? - 5 dinner forks, 7 serving spoons
Gorham 1926 - 6 dinner knives, 4 salad forks, 6 dinner forks, 4 teaspoons, 1 serving spoon

The National Silver Co. XTRA Plate - 32 dinner forks, 19 teaspoons

Delia May 24, 23:09 UTC

The breakdown is really helpful, thanks so much!

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