Wallace flatware – Fine silverware settings as Wallace patterns, adding arts and crafts to the table. Wallace sterling silver flatware is an American classic that offers a range of designs to suit every taste. From the ornate, like its Sir Christopher or Grand Baroque lines, the simple, such Cardinal or Palatina. Sterling silver Wallace flatware can buy at many stores.
eBay shopping is another source to buy sterling silver wallace flatware. But if you buy or sell on eBay, beware of shipping costs for silver. Antique stores have the advantage of letting you inspect before you buy and not having to worry about shipping costs. Prices depend on some of the antique and collectibles market (more so for Wallace’s silver plate and stainless pieces) and some of the metal value of sterling silver.
Antiques price guides can help you make a ballpark estimate of how much you will pay. Be sure to check for stamps. Wallace had many imitators, especially Grand Baroque Series and these are quite common. Also make sure to check the quality mark to ensure that you are really buying Wallace silver, not stainless steel, German silver or silver plate. Antique reproductions meant to deceive can use fake stamps, however. A patina of use and frequent gentle polishing owned by genuine antique silver wallace flatware.