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Thrift Store Score!!! Sheffield plate tea pot!2 pint

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Posted 3 years ago

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pickrknows
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Finally scored at our local thrift, after many trips and a few tips (thanks Bellin!!). This piece is made by Hamilton& Laidlaw, EPNS, (electro-plated nickel silver)made in Sheffield, England, not sure of the date, was very tarnished,but the weight was my first clue that this was not a cheap chinese piece. Paid $4.99 for it, was already offered double by my Mom, who's now going to start scoping out the thrifts! It cleaned up real good, and still has a nice patina.. Also found six Speiglau wine glasses for .79C each. !!!2 scores in one day!!

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  1. pickrknows pickrknows, 3 years ago
    Thanks Amy, was'nt sure, thought maybe tea, but could be coffee? This should be your call, seeing how you are both from there!! It's definately for a hot liquid judging by the holes in the handle to cool it down!
  2. Signaholic Signaholic, 3 years ago
    Sweet pickin Bernie! I'm unloadin a ton of this type stuff on ebay right.
  3. pickrknows pickrknows, 3 years ago
    Thank-you Amy, Sean, & Perry for the nice comments! & I agree Amy, sure looks like coffee shaped, not tea, but the size is what made me unsure, my mom thinks hot water for tea/coffee?
  4. Stillwater Stillwater, 1 year ago
    Word of advice, I really wouldn't spend much money on silver-plate... You'll never get your money back when it comes time to liquidate the collection. There is only a market for about 10% of silver-plate items out there, and its the really unusual, fantastic stuff. You can't GIVE the other 90% away.
  5. pickrknows pickrknows, 1 year ago
    Thanks Stillwater, I agree the plated stuff is basically worthless, but the money I spent was very little, and goes to a good cause, and I needed a few pieces as accents for the sterling pieces I have.

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