I would greatly appreciate any help you can provide! I will add an email address, so if any one would be able to help me that would be great. It is supposed to be silver and not silverplate. Rogers 1847 became a trade mark of the new firm. For all of you asking for age and value: The best way to determine age is by seeing a picture of it. Rogers in a rectangle Made in Canada. Rogers Gilbert Rogers Wilbur F.
No matter who you sell to, usually is more valuable than silver plate, stainless steel, copper or some other non-precious metal. This firm markets International Sterling flatware and silverplated flatware under various trademarks e. I noticed that you have not listed this particular mark. The point is that neither of these markings gives any indication about the purity or value of the silver. It is indexed and cross referenced so you will be able to find you pattern listed.
British sterling carries 4-5 stamped hallmarks identifying the company, the location, date of manufacture, etc. Years: 1841 - 1855 Made: Coin silver Mergers: Became Rogers Bro. Even if your piece is sterling, we typically do not take one piece to refine, as it is not worth the cost for us. However, with just the one piece it probably would not be worth it. Your set is definitely worth something. My guess would put it at around 1900-1930 if not older. I'm having a wonderful time researching.
I found it when I was arrow head hunting. The plating process allows a base metal to have a thin coat of silver placed on top. Then contact us with the weights of the pieces that you know are sterling. Other factors need to be considered as well, such as do all the pieces match, are they intact or broken, or is the plate coming off? There is a great confusion about the firms bearing this name. Rogers - Cigar dealer hired and made secretary so the Rogers name could be used. I have some pieces I would like to identify.
Do you have any idea what these pieces might be worth or anything about the markings? If you would like there is an image upload feature on our contact form here and we can take a look. Rogers Hartford, Connecticut 1875 -? If you do want to send us an image, you can upload one on our contact form here. Im trying to figure out the date and if it's worth anything. How do I get this appraised and possibly sell it? Thanks for your question, you would be better off working with an antique dealer or reseller of silverware. Can you tell me when these pieces were made? This mark was later used by Simpson, Hall, Miller and Company and also by the International Silver Company. If the back is marked Rogers, most Rogers are silverplate, no matter what else it is marked. The difference is, sterling is sterling silver all the way through; plate only has a thin skin of silver over a base metal.
We would recommend taking your pieces to a local antique dealer that may specialize in silverware. So someone text me at 1417-396-2193. This can help you lookup the pattern. Besides doing a few at home tests, you would really need your items looked at by a professional to know. Sometimes people automatically assume that old silver pieces are sterling, but silver plating techniques have been around since the 1800s. The International Silver Company was sold in 1984 to Katy Industries Inc. Oneida acquired the company and began using this mark in 1929.
Vintage Grapes pattern flatware as a gift for my daughter. If you would like you can weigh your pieces and fill out our contact form here or plug in your numbers with the current price of silver to find the market value of your silver by using our silver price calculator: Good Luck! In researching for those items I remembered my pretty things that have been packed away. I would like to add more pieces if possible. I have been researching some silver spoons I have found that I believe to be very old. If you had a whole set of flatware and serving pieces, it may be worth sending in so that we can run a test on one piece. My grandma had it, then my dad and now me. I have a single piece of the Roger bros.
Please feel free to start the process and fill out our. Many of the sterling pattern numbers are recorded in a database or databases. Anonymous I have in my posession many pieces that has been passed down through my family, all of which have been documented from generation to generation. Selling Rogers Brothers Silver The most important item to know is whether or not your silver is sterling. Just seem to be from something different than what I see on all the websites. Some say that the 800 means coin silverplate.