Manufacturers would change their back stamp and keep making the same pattern. Many of these marks ended up being owned by two major companies International Silver Company and Oneida. The inside looks as if it were never used. B Rogers with the crown emblem along with the numbers 1883. The new electroplated pieces were so popular that other individuals named Rogers actually joined with the original Rogers brothers just for the privilege of using the Rogers Brothers name.
If it has the mark 800 this means it has 80 percent silver and 20 percent alloy. If you are unsure whether or not your silver items are plated or not, there are specific markings that will help you be more certain. Hi David, Hi Vicki, Hi Kathy. It seems to have pear with leaves pattern on the handles. So they are almost surely silverplate. Boardman in 1985 Mark: Frank W.
On the back is Rogers with 2 anchors on each end that I have identified on this site. Rogers was best known for producing silver plate products, rather than higher-quality sterling silver pieces. 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. Just relax and enjoy it! I am desperately trying to get my money back. Naturally, sterling will command a higher price than silver plate; for example, the candelabra would be worth hundreds of dollars. If they are part one of the few patterns made of sterling, they could be worth several hundred dollars.
Thanks, Barb Anonymous I have a fork that is stamped 'Charles Rogers Superior' I have never seen Charles Rogers listed as a part of any of these Rogers companies. It shows the crown with trademark 1883. I have a cream and sugar bowl set the appears to be silver plated. That would explain its weakness as zinc is just eaten up in the soil where I live. Rogers Silver Company was a silversmith company based in Shelburne, Massachusetts and founded in 1883. Rogers or Rogers and Son. It has a clenched fist in the center of the coin with what looks like lightning bolts coming from it.
Sincerely Jane Lochowicz - Brookfield, Wisconsin August 8, 2008 Q. I was going to take it to a pawn shop to have them check it out but I am very nervous about whether they will actually be truthful or not. It has no silver on it. So far I have not come across a product that they make that are pure silver but most of the pieces are silver plated. Metal shortages would prevented it being made during the war and then stainless would have become more common as a material.
The company used many different marks over the years. Check the bottom of one of the items. In the category of silverware, one common marking you will see is International Silver Co. Can anyone please date it? I have a oval bowl type platter with scalloped type edges. But Rogers 1881 is just the name of one of many companies making silverplate. You can take it to a gold buyer for testing to be sure -- they're on almost every street corner.
The ladle was in my mom's silverplate chest and had probably belonged to her mother maybe , since mom was born in 1920. Edward Mitchell of the Rogers, Smith and Co. I don't think you'll even find a claim on Ebay that any F B Rogers item is solid silver. And you will see the post. The actual value of a particular piece or set depends on the condition, age, pattern and scarcity that object. Rogers make items marked sterling silver? The minimal pattern on the front looks a little like a seashell.
I don't see on your blog the markings I have on 2 of my spoons. Thanks, Fred Fred Halvorsen hobbyist - Findlay, Ohio ---- Ed. I have what I am guessing is a coffee or tea pot. This is the copper coming through the worn spots on the silver plate. It certainly is helping me sort through a friend's box of spoons. I would enjoy any info on this that you could provide, and would gladly share a pic if you care to see. Is this also a popular pattern? This message is for Steph G of St.
I see that the Rogers piece must have been made after 1862. I recently found these items while digging around an old abandoned farm. Place: Hartford Connecticut Years: 1871 - 1879 Mergers: Merged with Wm. Having said that, Replacements, Ltd. The photo above shows an F.
The Rogers left to work with them. . If I had an email I could send a photo of it to help also. In 1955, it became a division of the. Moved to: Taunton, Massachusetts 1886 - Present 1955 Bought by National Silver Company Bought by J.