Prior to 1964, the USA was "on the silver standard." The government controlled the price of silver, and silver certificates were bills that could be exchanged for a specific amount of the metal. Denominations used in the 20th century were one dollar, five dollars, and ten dollars. The government was allowed to print only as many bills as there was silver in the Treasury to redeem them, which helped to control the money supply. Silver certificates in fact were little more than a receipt or…
Eoff and Sheppard Coin Silver Teapot An antique coin silver teapot by Eoff and Sheppard for Ball Black and Co of New York. Hand chased decoration of leaves and scrolls and a naturalistic handle and spout. The lid hinges to open. Monogrammed on one side in the cartouche. Circa 1860. Height: 10". Weight: 29.5 troy ounces. Price: $2,850.00
Pinned: Silver Filled Wire - I love this stuff! I started using it in place of sterling silver and also mixing it with sterling silver. I can't see a difference and its more economical than solid sterling silver - a savings my customers are glad to accept! >> Yes, silver filled is HALF the price of sterling silver!
Pair of Antique George III Silver Tea Caddies // An elegant pair of antique sterling silver tea boxes of plain serpentine form having gadroon borders and cast leaf scroll feet and ornaments. With domed pull off lids. Weight 661 grams, 21.2 troy ounces. London 1770. Maker Samuel Wood (known for his sugar casters). Country of origin England Started working 1733 Stopped working Circa 1775 - Price GBP 3,350.00 // - Maria Elena Garcia - ► www.pinterest.com/megardel/ ◀︎