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  Menu from Catalina Island 1928


Collecting US Military paper money used overseas.

5 cents to $20 Will buy or trade

  MPC examples

Beware of counterfeil high grade notes

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     Call 800-546-8720  or email for info about sterling silverware, sterling flatware.    Stersource@aol.com   Some sample items.   Many, many more Rare and unusual.    All these were sold.

NOTE: With sterling silverware, you can have your cake (silver coins, bars, or rounds) and eat with sterling silver too


     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.      Over 900 current, obsolete and antique sterling silverware and sterling flatware patterns in stock, one to 200+ pieces  in each!    We can direct you to other sources for almost anything in sterling!!!!   Some golf items also!

NOTE Sales tax of 7.75% extra if sold in California plus shipping.

Extra Special!!  


 Chantilly -- The most popular pattern of all time  first made in 1895.  Crisp and new in Gorham wrappers.   Place size (larger than lunch size but slightly smaller than dinner size) eight four piece Knife fork (7 1/2") tea and salad fork settings   Each setting, knife fork tea and salad, $265 plus sales tax if in California of 8.25% + priority mail shipping and insurance...Sold in pairs. Sells new elsewhere for more than $500! Eight (8) iced teas new wrappers $44 each. 48 settings once bot by Frank Sinatra for Mia Farrow.  Also used on Air Force One by Pres G. W. Bush.

ESTATE  Huge set for 12 of International Wedgewood from 1924.  


Nice B monogram on the back in the cartouche area.   12 Dinner and 12 Lunch size knives and forks for 12 with 24 teas and 12 salads, 12 ice cream forks, 12 place spoons for soups or dessert--they look like a large teaspoon or small tablespoon. Also, a meat fork, gravy ladle, master all silver butter knife, pierced tomato, sugar/small server, pickle fork,12 small bouillon soup spoons, 3 tablespoons, wedge cake server,2 piece Roast carving set.   $3800 in a fitted box plus shipping and sales tax if in California 8%

Estate Wallace   Rosepoint

Large set of Wallace 1934 Rosepoint sterling 12 dinner and 12 lunch four piece settings (knives forks salads and teas) for 12 with  24 cream soups (round bowls), 12 cocktails, 12 Ice cream forks, 12 demitasse spoons and lots of servers.  Basic set $3800  plus CAL sales tax of 8% and shipping.  Many serving pieces extra and priced separately.

We have a large inventory of around 900 patterns with one to 300 pieces Want to order? Need information?  Let's get started:


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

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

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 >

       Several New Sets Don't order elsewhere and wait 

Five Gorham Buttercup PLACE size (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 $325, Knife, fork, tea, salad and place spoon

Prelude by International 12 Four piece settings new in wrappers $165 each

Gorham King Edward Six 5 piece (Desserts Spoon) PLACE size settings new wrappers $235 in pairs each

Wallace Grande Baroque 24 four piece place size settings New wrappers $275 each. Several bowls and a 3 pc Coffee set.

Check what others are selling GB for!!

 Reed and Barton Francis 1st  Choice of many Presidents  Lots and lots. Great selection of dinner size with the patent date of Jun 1907 date on many on back.  

Francis 1st New in wrappers place size 8 four piece place size settings $265 each

Georg Jensen-- Lots of Acorn, Blok, some Pyramid and Cactus  and others including Acanthus

 Some Alan Adler and Porter Blanchard!!!  Used at the clooney blowout dinner for nobama ???? 

Rosepoint 66 Piece set new but out of wrappers $3000 with a new box and new storage felts 12 5 piece settings (dessert spoon) plus 6 servers

Very Rare Gorham  SAXON STAG  Coin  Berry Spoon Ripple Bowl 8 $895  Circa 1860s

More new settings available.  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.

Many Soup ladles, sardine forks (small serving pieces 5-7 tines), butter picks, petite four tongs, ice tongs and much, much more.

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. (made from old silver coins!)

  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, mustard ladles, cucumbers and macaroni servers!!   And much more

RARE RARE RARE   TIFFANY Japanese 1871 Cheese/Marrow/? Scoop  8 7/8" Heavy and sturdy  $1195  Triple entwined ciphers on back  

Order or inquiry/Inventory information: Stersource@aol.com

  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 any 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!!!. $7,995      Dine in luxury next week at substantial savings!!! Now  inactive. Was told this was bot for the French legation in San Francisco  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) Place and dinner.   4 Piece Place size settings $175-  This is the real PLACE SIZE Not LUNCH.  Knives are about 9 1/4" Modern Blade with a P in a rhombus (Baseball diamond), Forks 7 1/2" with a P in a Rhombus on the back with standard size tea and salad fork. 

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 $240  New in wrappers or torn wrappers $275 Larger Dinner 4 piece settings $295

ACORN by Georg Jensen   4 four piece settings Knife 9, Fork 7 Tea 6 1/8 Salad 6 5/8 $455 each setting   all polished & ready to go; Several place pieces, and as well,  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 stersource@aol.com or click>>> or write for pattern information and availability.   Check monthly specials also. 

PS  Think about buying sterling silverware as an investment that you can use and  eat with! Try that with silver bars/rounds/coins!

CHECK OUR PRICES FOR NEW!  We beat the competition!  We have much new in stock and do not order and have you wait.   We are low overhead with 34+ years experience!!

If we sell in California, we have TO COLLECT SALES TAX.   California has not yet run us out of business! 

 Do you know that sterling silverware is 925 parts (i.e. .925)  silver, 75 parts copper for strength or numbers  950 parts silver 50 parts copper) out of 1000, usually Japanese.   The word sterling is usually in relief i.e. elevated, on the back on most silver pieces or there are sterling hallmarks in the bowls on many European patterns.   Coin silver is 900/1000 fine silver  900 parts silver 100 parts copper.  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 >




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