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The silver and Sheffield plate collector

W. A. Young

The silver and Sheffield plate collector

a guide to English domestic metal work in old silver and old Sheffield plate

by W. A. Young

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Published by H. Jenkins limited in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Silverwork,
  • Sheffield plate,
  • Collectors and collecting

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W. A. Young. With upwards of one hundred illustrations.
    Series[The collectors" series]
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK7230 .Y6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination320 p.
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6630817M
    LC Control Number20026554
    OCLC/WorldCa4301634

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The silver and Sheffield plate collector by W. A. Young Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Silver and Sheffield Plate Collector Paperback – Novem by W. Young (Author) See all 12 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" Author: W. Young. The silver and Sheffield plate collector; a guide to English domestic metal work in old silver and old Sheffield plate [W.

Young] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Seymour B. Wyler (–) was born and raised in New York, and was the owner of an antiques store specializing in English silver and porcelain.

Wyler traveled extensively in his work and was the author of The Book of Old Sheffield Plate/5(52). The silver and Sheffield plate collector; a guide to English domestic metal work in old silver and old Sheffield plate. The silver and Sheffield plate collector: a guide to English domestic metal work in old silver and old Sheffield plate.

This is an updated and revised book on history, makers marks, insignia and descriptions of all known Sheffield Plate : Seymour B Wyler. Antique Sheffield silver plate objects such as snuff boxes, trays, tea sets, coat buttons, candlesticks, patch boxes, etc.

were marketed for one main reason Sheffield silver plate was attractive and not as expensive as sterling silver. Today, like sterling silver and pewter collectibles, Sheffield silver plate remains popular with collectors.

Values range widely with some pieces commanding several. For sterling silver and Old Sheffield Marks: Guide to Marks of Origin on British and Irish Silver Plate and Old Sheffield Plate Makers’ Marks, by Frederick Bradbury, is a good source.

There were untold numbers of silverplaters in the 19th century and much of the information about the smaller manufacturers has been lost.

Oh, yes, we’ll admit it, we’re silver foxes—as in, always on the hunt for vintage Silverplate & Sheffield Plate. Vintage Silverplate & Sheffield Plate was once considered to be a less expensive alternative to sterling (as it’s silver layered on top of copper), but today it resides comfortably as the grand dame.

Another good book on Sheffield plate is Sheffield Silver Plate by G. Bernard Hughes published in both England and the United States in This book has an excellent chapter on identifying Sheffield plate as well as a very informative chronology of Sheffield plate.

Old Sheffield silver is often in remarkably good condition with little or no bleeding (copper showing through). This is because it is the unique property of Sheffield plate that it is sterling silver over copper (not pure silver, as is the case with both close plate and electroplate).

The bulk of the book is devoted to assay office marks, organized by city/town, and makers marks. There is also a separate section on Old Sheffield Plate, as well as an Index organized alphabetically by maker marks.

This book is extremely useful, but it is not perfect, because there are a few significant omissions/5(25). Silver Dictionary' of A Small Collection of Antique Silver and Objects of vertu, a pages richly illustrated website offering all you need to know about antique silver, sterling silver, silverplate, Sheffield plate, electroplate silver, silverware, flatware, tea services and tea complements, marks and hallmarks, articles, books, auction catalogs.

Serving exquisite, varied and locally sourced menus throughout the week. Nestled within our City Campus overlooking the Sheffield skyline, The Sheffield College has a little culinary secret we would like to share with you – The Silver Plate Restaurant.

Run by our fantastic Catering and Hospitality students under the supervision of our expert. Additional Articles in Old Sheffield Plate Category. Old Sheffield Plate: An Introduction Silver has always been expensive.

Since ancient times it has used to fashion objects of status and desire. Status is the word. Until quite recently silver had little practical use.

It is too soft to make a tool or weapon from. Books about Silver, Silver Plate and Sterling Silver. Abe recommends the following fine research books about silver for identifying your antique quadruple silverplate, silver plate, silverplate and sterling silver.

These books can usually be found in your local library or they can be purchased at your local book store. Our stock of 20th century silver is small: we do not normally keep electro-plated silver or 19th century American artefacts, though we have a few pieces of Sheffield Plate.

Goods 'On consignment' Items that are entrusted to us for sale appear in our stock-lists characterized by the letter ' z' after the stock number. In this section you will find our range of Old Sheffield Plate, both 18th and 19th century.

Old Sheffield Plate dates from the 's to approximately the 's and we stock Sheffield Plate of all periods. Old Sheffield Plate is superior to Electroplate in a number of ways.

It tends to be better quality, is generally hand rather than machine made, and more elegant in design than much. Old Sheffield Plate refers to a type of plate silver created in Sheffield, England, from the s up to the s.

This is one of the highest-value silver-plate silverwear in auctions and among dealers, due to its scarcity and age. There is no single hallmark to identify Old Sheffield Plate. sterling silver jewelry. sterling tea and coffee.

silverplate flatware. silverplate tea and coffee sets. all silverplate. Reed and Barton. Art Nouveau silver. Japanese silver. Holding a piece of sterling silver flatware in the palm of the hand is like holding a piece of moonlight.

In fact, since ancient times, silver has been associated with. The Sheffield Assay Office REGISTER Of SILVER WARES To ~ Rare Reference Hallmarks Book For Collectors Pages Instant Download HowToBooks 5 out of 5 stars (1,) $ Favorite.Get the best deals on Sheffield Antique Silver Plates when you shop the largest online selection at Free shipping on many items Decorative Collector Plates.

Collectible Tea Kettles. Antique Glass Vases. Antique Sheffield Silver Plate Copper Warming Dish Engraved Coat of .This is a page of " A Small Collection of Antique Silver and Objects of vertu ", a pages widely illustrated website offering all you wish to know about antique silver, sterling silver, silverplate, sheffield plate.