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Your  Source for Sterling Silverware and Sterling Flatware.  Cutlery and some china. Replacement silverware and flatware.  36 years experience.


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Antique sterling, estate, and sometimes brand new sterling silverware, sterling flatware, silver, cutlery, & tableware from one of the largest and most diverse sources in the country.   Virtually ALL! manufacturers  including several out of production makers and patterns.   Alvin, Buccellati, Dansk, Dominick and Haff, Durgin, Easterling,  George Jensen,  Gorham,  International, Kirk Stieff, Lunt, Oneida/ Heirloom, Reed and Barton, Shreve, Frank Smith, Tiffany, Towle, Wallace, Wood and Hughes and many, many more.    Over 900 current, obsolete and antique sterling silverware and sterling flatware patterns in stock, one to 200+ pieces  in each!  Thirty five years of  sterling silverware and flatware experience!!!    No snobs here, just honest answers and honest silverware. We can direct you to other sources for almost anything in sterling!!!!   Some golf items also!!

Want to order? Need information?  Let's get started:

 Do you know that sterling  (the word sterling or numbers  925/950 out of 1000 parts (remainder is copper for  strength)  is in relief ie elevated on the back on most silver pieces or seldomly Incused or stamped in)) or there are hallmarks in the bowls on many European patterns?   Coin silver is 900/1000 fine silver.  Do you know the pattern you want (maker, pattern, piece lengths, knife blade style, etc),  or just want  general information,  then EMAIL us for an inventory or information, >>> Click >

Not sure what you have or want, then send us a scan, picture (even from your cell!), JPG picture or other information including any hallmarks (symbols like a Lion, Anchor, Indian head,  Eagle in a shield, etc) on the back and we'll try to do an ID for you. Click on the  sterling information and hallmarks  on the <<<< vertical navbar to the left .  Then come back here and  email us >>  Click >

Brand New in wrappers:  Towle Chippendale 10 five piece settings (knife, fork, tea, salad, and dessert spoon) $185 each.

Five Gorham Buttercup PLACE (larger than lunch just a tad smaller than dinner...there's P in a rhombus (baseball diamond)  on the forks, knives, and salads)... settings New in Wrappers 5 piece settings $200, Kn, fork, tea, salad and place spoon

Chantilly 4 piece place size settings new in wrappers $155 ~ 25 new settings+

Gorham King Edward Six 5 piece PLACE size settings new wrappers $225 in pairs each

Prelude International 12 Four piece settings new in wrappers $105 each

Rosepoint 66 Piece set $2,500 with a new box and new storage felts 12 5 piece settings (dessert spoon) plus 6 servers

Towle Old Master 16 four piece place size setting New in wrappers $150 each.  Many other pieces as well

Rosepoint 66 Piece set $3,100 with a new box and new storage felts 12 5 piece settings (dessert spoon) plus 6 servers


More new settings usually 1x4 in wrappers from a jewelry store closeout.  Catering sterling sets are possible.  A large, heavy set possible in International  Royal Danish up to 40 settings plus serving pieces.  Smaller catering sets in several other patterns.

We have many Obsolete Patterns/Pieces -- Asparagus servers, mustard ladles, sardine forks, horseradish  spoons, side pronged cucumber servers, butter picks...on and on.  Inventory varies.  A few pieces of  early coin silver 900 standard.

  Current and Out of Current Production Silverware Patterns and pieces.  Hundreds of patterns...thousands of pieces.

 Click>>  Collectible Sterling Silverware -- Rare, Exotic, Unusual, and often unique items such as horseradish spoons, mustards, cucumber, and macaroni servers!! 

  For replacement or add to your settings' (Inventory) inquiry information, please measure your forks (tines down) and knives to nearest 1/8".  Knives are New French if there is a jut to one side at the mating of the stainless blade to the sterling handle.  Otherwise, you have Modern blade knives.  (Exception: Older patterns may be Old French or Blunt bladed:  still a jut but the blades are wider and curving for Old French and oblong for blunt blades). Click below for a picture >>>  Knife styles and blades   Determine and then      email us   Click >

Exception: Grill size Long handles  short blades tines  Click >>Grill


Order or inquiry/Inventory information:   Our inventory is huge, varied, and constantly changing, so for accuracy, we do not include our inventory on line.  We give personal service to your wants.

Please email us for availability of your pattern   Click  >>  


Note:   Click Sterling specials at the left to see monthly specials.  Also, we will not and cannot do sterling appraisals without having the silver in hand.  

Basic four piece settings Knife fork tea salad 

Heavy French pattern for Christofle Joubert  Dinner size set for six with 11 pieces across!!! Basic four piece plus fruit knife/fork, cocktail, soup, dessert,  butter knife, ice cream spoon.  Plus 8 serving pieces!!!!  Absolutely like new  Store price once $25,000+  Our price is more than 60% off!!!. $7,795      Dine in luxury next week at substantial savings!!! Now  inactive. Supposedly bot/used at the French legation in San Francisco at Gumps  Click for thumbnail

Gorham Chantilly  4 piece settings plus many serving pieces!!! (Used on Air Force One) Lunch size French or Modern blades  each four piece   New and estate servers too  Click for thumbnail  Gorham Strasburg (Strasbourg) also.  4 Piece lunch settings $130 -- 4 Piece Place size settings $150-

Wallace Grande Baroque.   We have many 4 piece place size settings with lots of servers as well.  Most is like new.  Hollowware also. Place size $145  New in wrappers or torn wrappers $155 Larger Dinner 4 piece settings $175

ACORN by Georg Jensen   4 four piece settings Knife 9, Fork 7 Tea 6 1/8 Salad 6 5/8 $475 each setting all polished and ready to go; Royal Danish hollowware can be added.

Replacements/additions in other George Jensen patterns in stock:  Beaded,  Acanthus, Cactus, Blossom, et al

Many other patterns with 4 piece settings, soup spoons, cocktail forks, butter spreaders and serving pieces available.

 Call, email , or click>>> or write for pattern information and availability.   Check monthly specials also.

Unknown Georg Jensen serving Piece 10 1/2" $795


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