Can you tell me how old it is? Apparently it meant something to someone as they have engraved numbers in the bottom in case stolen. Eleanor Sanchez - Bakersfield, California March 13, 2009 A. My daughter found a set for sale she wants. Rogers were the Alhambra, Beauty, Orange Blossom and Rose. Rogers marked with a crown and 1883. Look for the manufacturer's name engraved in very small print on the back of the piece of flatware.
Silver Dictionary' of A Small Collection of Antique Silver and Objects of vertu, a 1500 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, famous silversmiths Tiffany, Gorham, Jensen, Elkington , history, oddities. It has no other markings but those in my title. You can tell if the flat ware is silver plate by trying to break it. Or you can test it yourself. Tracking down hallmarks, let alone appraising an item, is a bit off topic for us; sorry. It would appear to take some heat. Due to the timeline of the F.
Can you tell me where I can find any information about when these items were made or how much they could be worth? Yes, the Encyclopedia of American Silver Manufacturers says the official F. In 1898 Meriden Britannia Co and various other independent New England silversmiths joined themselves together to form the International Silver Co that became the world's largest manufacturer of silverware. Rogers is in itself a clue that it is silverplate as this was their specialty. It includes pot, creamer, sugar bowl with lid, and a round serving tray. Rogers Silver Co on the pot only. I live in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. If anyone can help with this please do and thank you! There is a great confusion about the firms bearing this name.
Sales taxes and shipping costs are estimates; please check store for exact amounts. Look for the date of manufacture. Since I do not know the difference between silver and silver plate I thought this would be a way to confirm. I would appreciate your expert opinion. How could you tell it was fake and not real silver plate? This is a metal finishing site, hence our interest is mostly in the process of silver plating. The set came with a huge tray. Not one of the pieces say the pattern number.
Another set of Rogers: Cephas B. . Rogers, Gilbert Rogers and Wilbur F. I have looked everywhere on line and ebay trying to find out information on it, as to what type of silver it is and what the approx. Rogers and Son, or Wm.
Here is a short list of popular patterns that we have handled through our store. I'm not sure what the number stands for, it could be a model number as I have seen similar numbers on F. This item can be shipped to United States. This page is visited by thousands of people every week, yet not a single reader has ever challenged the responses posted 5 years ago that this stuff is silverplate; further, it's not marked Sterling or 925, or anything else. Lots of companies with this name were created, merged, separated in an endless succession of intertwined relationships. Most William Rogers flatware was produced between 1825 and 1871, whether under the corporate name of Wm.
The company used many different marks over the years. When you see the 1883 mark, this refers to the founding date - not the date when the item was manufactured. One of them is a crown with the number 18 at the left and 83 at the right for 1883. B Rogers with the crown emblem along with the numbers 1883. Rogers trademark is a crown with 1883, which sounds like what you wrote. My question is how do I find the value for this whole set? Please view photos as they show everything.
Rogers will notice that most of the products that the company manufactures are quadruple-plated silver, which really just means it is silver plated. Rogers 1847 became a trade mark of the new firm. This is a response to Eric Spain. Does anyone know what this set originally would have sold for? I understand it was bought by Oneida in 1929, but that doesn't mean they stopped using the Rogers 1881 trademark in 1929. This is the copper coming through the worn spots on the silver plate. Petersburg, Florida September 12, 2008 Q.