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BY TOP VICTORIAN MAKERS ATKIN BROS SHEFFIELD ENGLAND
Up for sales this week is 125+ Lots of Beautiful Sterling Silver,Continental Solid Silver andSilver Plate, all fresh from various fine estates. There is somereally amazingitems listed this week, it is one of the Finest Collections we have ever listed !
As a Nice Special Bonus We willbeOffering FREE SHIPPING anywhere in North America for Combined Shipping of 3 or More sales !!
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Up for sale with is a Rare Victorian period Jeweled Silver Plate Spoon Warmer in a great Nautilus Seashell form. This is a very high quality piece showing an early Maker's mark for the fine Period Silversmiths Atkin Bros of Sheffield England. It is also marked EPNS which I know is important to many advanced collectors and has a Diamond Registry Mark dating it to Dec 7th 1871. The Dish is an unusual Shell form and I have never seen another with an applied Jewel like this before, I am sure a very Rare find for any collector. The spoon warmer is in good all original condition with some signs of wear to the Brass throughout consistent with age and polishing but no cracks or repairs and it has never been monogrammed which is a nice find. This beauty measures approx. 4-3/4" high x 7-1/2" long x 4-1/2" across widest portion and if someone had it replated it would be stunning ! If you are unfamiliar with Spoon Warmers, they were made for more wealthy people to keep their spoons warm in the drafty Victorian houses, a nice warm spoon at the breakfast table was a high comfort :o) They are now highly collectible and this is a very Rare example from an estate collection, also be sure to check our other sales for 2 more Spoon Warmers.
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Mark your calendars this sale ends the evening of Sunday Jan 13th.
Thereflection of the camera can look like large black spots of wear, I would never list anything with suchlargeblack spots, I pick out only the best piecesto sell individually.
I have been selling antiques and estate items full time for over 20 years and here on for8+ years. I take great pride in what I offer,but if for any reason you have a problem with your purchase, please email me and I will do my best to make you happy, I have100% POSITIVEresponseand would prefer to keep it that way.
As a nice special Bonus for our customers, we now accept Lay-a_Way on items totaling over $500. 50% of the total is due within 5 days of the sale and the balance is due within 60 days. Items will be shippedwhen entire purchase hasbeen paid in full.
ALL CANADIAN CUSTOMERS WILL BE CHARGED HST CALCULATED BY SHIPPING ADDRESS.
Standard Shipping usually takes8 businessdaysor less, but can take up to12 business days(Texas & the West Coast). If you want a much faster shipping method (usually 2-5 businessdays), we offer UPSGround (USA and Canada only), for an extra fee.
USA Shipping Cost:$12.99
Mostshipments over $500 to the U.S. or Canada will be upgraded toSignature Required Shippingfor the same cost.
Canada Shipping Cost:$12.99
As a Nice Special Bonus We willbeOffering FREE SHIPPING anywhere in North America for Combined Shipping of 3 or More SILVER sales....this only applies to Silver sales.
Overseas Shipping (anywhere outside North America):$22.00 and yes we do combine shipping to save you money as well.
We make great effort to accurately describe each item listed. Returns are accepted, if either condition, country of origin or dating we stateis significantly incorrect. In such cases we refund your shipping costs as well. Like you, we are only human, and make mistakes. Hopefully, not too many. But remember, the items you see are antiques. Hence, have an expected amount of wear from normal use. As such, returning an item because we failed to mention the tiniest bit of wear, or barely discernible flaw is not acceptable. Nor do we accept returns based on buyer's remorse, change of taste, or because a buyer did not realize how "small" four inches might be once in hand. Also all returns must beposted within14 days of delivery confirmation.
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A very small Sample of the other125+ sales listed this week !