What does A1 mean on silverware?

A1 and AA: These discreet markings indicate the number of ounces of pure silver used in the plating. There’s two ounces per gross of teaspoons for A1, and three ounces for AA.

Is 1881 Rogers A1 real silver?

Most 1881 Rogers patterns will have a backstamp of “1881 Rogers A1.” This mark indicates the pieces are silverplate. The A1 designation means that plating a gross of teaspoons took 2 ounces of silver.

How do I date my Rogers Bros silverware?

Search the bottom side of each silver piece for the Rogers 1847 logo. All pre-20th century silver pieces have the original Rogers Bros. logo indicated by an “XS” or “AL” stamp next to the logo. An “IS” stamp indicates the piece was made after the International Silver Co.

Is a1 silver plate worth anything?

Since there is only a small amount of silver on each item, there is no melting value for silverplate. Pieces that are more decorative, rare, and in good condition might sell for more money.

Is WM Rogers and son real silver?

Rogers sterling (often marked Wm Rogers – and also indicated ‘Sterling’) is actually pure silver. Be wary of items marked as Stainless, Triple Plate, IS, Silver, EPNS, and the like. These indicate that your items are made from stainless steel, electroplated, or are simply silver plated.

How much is a 1847 Rogers Bros spoon worth?

The prices on eBay we found for “Eternally Yours Rogers Brothers Silverware” range from $235 -$295. But also keep in mind that these are large 52 piece to 72 piece sets in good condition, and some of them in their original boxes which makes a difference in their resale value.

How much is 1847 Rogers Bros silverware worth?

What kind of spoons did Rogers Bros make?

1847 Rogers Bros. IS “Garland Pattern” Silver plate- 60 piece Set- Incl. Case! 11 ~ 6″ ANTIQUE VINTAGE 1847 ROGERS BROS XS Triple SILVER Fruit Spoons MUST SEE!

How old is the 1847 Rogers Brothers silverware?

1950 1847 Rogers Brothers Silverware “You Pay No Excise Tax!” Vintage Print Ad Antique 1847 Rogers Bros Persian pattern teaspoon from 1871, silver plate 5.5″ long. Some minor tarnish and plate loss but no bends or dents

What kind of Fork was made by Rogers Bros?

Antique 1847 Rogers Bros. A1 Silver Plate Fork marked “St Albans.” Vintage Moselle Meat Fork, 1847 Rogers Bros,. A1 Heavy Silver Plated Fork, Monogrammed W RARE! Gorgeous vintage, mid century flatware, 1847 ROGERS BROS, Love – Precious Flowers pattern

Who was the founder of the Rogers Brothers?

The production of the ‘1847 Rogers Bros’ line continued under the direction of William Rogers and in 1865 the plating shop was transferred from New Haven to Meriden and merged with Meriden Britannia Co in 1866.