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We have a silver fruit bowl and would like to know the age

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We have a silver fruit bowl and would like to know the age and value of it please.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  ncsunburst replied 10 months ago.

Hi, My name is ***** ***** it is my pleasure to assist you. If you can please post a photo of the bowl and any markings so I can give you an accurate value and age of the bowl. Thanks Mike

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
How do l do that?
Expert:  ncsunburst replied 10 months ago.

Hi, You can click the paperclip icon on your screen then click browse then choose your photos then click OK or if there is an add files box on your screen click that and it will walk you through the steps or you can email the pictures to***@******.*** attn. Mike in Appraisals. Once I receive the photos I'll give you the age and value of your owl. Thanks Mike

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I have the photos but it won't let me send.
Expert:  ncsunburst replied 10 months ago.

Hi, Thanks are there any markings on the silver basket? Thanks Mike

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
D&S. then a crown, Lion Nd the numbers 11. I will email the photos to you if that's OK.
Expert:  ncsunburst replied 10 months ago.

Hi, Yes please send a photo of the marks. Thanks Mike

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Sent.. hope it works. :- ).
Expert:  ncsunburst replied 10 months ago.

Hi, Here is an example of the marks but this has a date letter of W where yours is Nd is this like your mark? I can not see the mark in your last photo. Thanks Mike

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Second photo sent... phew!!!
Expert:  ncsunburst replied 10 months ago.

Hi, Still no photo of the mark. Thanks Mike

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Oh heck... sorry for all the trouble.. I will try it again...
Expert:  ncsunburst replied 10 months ago.

Hi, OK Thanks Mike

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Any good this time?
Expert:  ncsunburst replied 10 months ago.

Hi, Sorry no photo does it look like the photo I sent?. Thanks Mike

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
The first three are correct but the last stamp looks like a number 11 but roman numbers.
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Did you receive the first photo of the bowl itself?
Expert:  ncsunburst replied 10 months ago.

Hi, Thanks yes the number is ***** a pattern number, D & S into three coinjoined circles not identified but might be Davis & Sons, the crown means Sheffield hallmark, the lion means the bowl is of sterling silver 92.5% the letter is for the date of 1953 and the value of the bowl is from good condition $375.00 to excellent condition $525.00 in US dollars. Thanks Mike

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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Thank you Mike... what does that amount mean in English pounds please.
Expert:  ncsunburst replied 10 months ago.

Hi, 288.45 to 403.83 in pounds. Thanks Mike

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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Many thanks!!
Jayne
Expert:  ncsunburst replied 10 months ago.

Hi, Jayne, Your Welcome if you ever need help in the future just ask. Thanks Mike

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