Posts tagged “Sterling”

DEC
16
2014

"Silver" Trinket Box

By mwilcox

Silverplatetrinket

We often get request for items our clients believe to be "Solid" or "Sterling Silver", but like this early 20th Century trinket box pictured above are not. Generally a lacking of any markings on a piece like this one is a good indicator it's very...

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AUG
25
2014

Japanese Silver Plated Cigarette Box

By mwilcox

Japsilverbox

Items with full country of origin marks such as “Made in Japan,” like this cigarette box, generally post date the early 1920s and are not yet considered "antiques." The “Japan” marking was required for importation into the United States after...

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