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Your  Source for Sterling Silverware and Sterling Flatware.  Cutlery and some china. Replacement silverware and flatware.  31 Years experience!!


Sterling Specials AUG  2011   

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


   Many antique and older pieces as above

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!    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 silverware is 925 parts (i.e. .925)  silver, 75 parts copper for strength or numbers  950 (50 parts copper) out of 1000.   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 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 >

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 

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 $255, Knife, fork, tea, salad and place spoon

Prelude by International 12 Four piece settings new in wrappers $185 each

Gorham King Edward Six 5 piece PLACE size settings new wrappers $245 in pairs each

Wallace Grande Baroque 12 four piece place size settings New in wrappers $265  18 Large Gumbos  soups $135

Gorham Decor (1953 first made) ten (10) dinner size four piece settings like New $235 each 

Georg Jensen--Acorn and other patterns 

Rosepoint 66 Piece set $3,200 with a new box and new storage felts 12 5 piece settings (dessert spoon) plus 6 servers

Twelve four piece settings DINNER larger size Towle FRENCH PROVINCIAL Modern Blade Just out of Wrappers $185 plus extras available

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.

  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!!!. $10,595      Dine in luxury next week at substantial savings!!! Now  inactive. Supposedly bot/used at 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) also.  4 Piece lunch settings $135 -- 4 Piece Place size settings $165-

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 $175  New in wrappers or torn wrappers $225 Larger Dinner 4 piece settings $545

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; Several place pieces 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. 



Your REAL Source for Sterling 

 The Sterling Source

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