Is Rogers silver worth anything?

The most important item to know is whether or not your silver is sterling. No matter who you sell to, usually sterling silver is more valuable than silver plate, stainless steel, copper or some other non-precious metal. The prices on eBay we found for “Eternally Yours Rogers Brothers Silverware” range from $235 -$295.

Is Rogers silver real silver?

Rogers sterling (often marked Wm Rogers – and also indicated ‘Sterling’) is actually pure silver. Whereas Rogers plated silver is not. These indicate that your items are made from stainless steel, electroplated, or are simply silver plated.

How can you tell silver from silver plated?

Check the colouring of the item carefully; genuine silver is generally less shiny and colder in tone than silverplate. If you see places where the silver appears to be flaking off or turning green, the item is silver plated. To investigate further, you can try cleaning the item with a soft cloth.

Can you use toothpaste to clean silver?

Toothpaste Toothpaste is one of the easy DIY silver cleaning methods. Just take a pea-sized amount of toothpaste on a dish and rub onto the jewellery or silverware with circular motions to polish it and clean off the tarnish. Leave it for 5 minutes and then rinse off the toothpaste with water.

Can Coke clean silver?

Simply pour the coke into a bowl and submerge your silver into it. The acid in the coke will quickly remove the tarnish. Keep an eye on it – just a few minutes should be enough. Rinse with warm water and dry carefully with a soft cloth.

What is 1847 Rogers silverware?

“1847” refers to the year of Rogers patent for silverplating base metal. The silverware has negligible silver on it, and most patterns are not of great value. It is commonly sold online, at auction, and by retail stores.

What is the value of 1847 Rogers Brothers silverware?

Roger Bros. spoons marked “1847” are worth less than $1.00. The date is when the company was founded. These spoons are silverplated, usually of poor quality and are very very common. Prices in antique stores (Ebay) will vary greatly.

What is 1847 Rogers Bros spoon worth?

1847 Rogers Bros. is the name of a company which was owned by International Silver (IS). Spoons could be worth nothing (if badly damaged) to hundreds of dollars per piece, depending on the pattern; but typical in excellent condition they sell for a few dollar per piece.