Understanding Antique Silver Plate with price guide

Understanding Antique Silver Plate with price guide
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Article code05224

230 pages
many B&W photos
Hard cover with dust jacket
28 x 22 cm

Reference and Price Guide FROM THE PUBLISHER Stephen J. Helliwell has produced the first book to describe Old Sheffield plate and electroplate, along with their short-lived predecessors, mercury plating, cold gilding and close plating. The book is divided into collectable areas, such as candlesticks, cutlery and alcoholic objects, and each item illustrated is described and given an up to date valuation. Reasons for values are discussed and explained and there is a very useful section describing the marks which are found on plate. Advice is given on how to care for silver plate and how to be aware of fakes and reproductions. Collectors and dealers alike will find a wealth of indispensable information in this book, which can be kept up to date with regular price revision lists and is sure to become the standard work of reference on the subject.