These delicate antique teaspoons are made in the 1800's from the Sheffeld Co by Daniel and Arter. Notice the D & A on the back. They were rescued from a house packed with stuff that a relative renovated.
The content is what's known as Brazilian Silver which is not silver at all but a mix of copper, nickel, and zinc.
Place them in a spoon holder (see one in my shop https://www.etsy.com/shop/CJsEclecticCupboard?ref=seller-platform-mcnav) on the tea table table for your daughters bridal shower or to honor a relative on their milestone birthday.
They show light wear and will polish up well. Each spoon has 5 tiny dots on the neck except for one spoon which for some reason only has 2.
They measure 5 1/2" long and could almost serve as demitasse spoons at this length.
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I carefully wrap and take extra precautions to pack securely. Most of my packing supplies are clean and new. But sometimes the situation calls for a special size box that only can be found elsewhere.
This home is smoke free and pet free.
I use USPS priority if the item is over 13 ounces. Anything under that weight can be shipped First Class for much less cost. If the item needs to be shipped across country, say Denver and west, then the cost could possibly be lowered by using the flat rate boxes provided by USPS. I would need to have a contact (email) from you before the order is placed to change the shipping option for you.
Or, I would ship using the lowest rate and then refund the difference if it's over a dollar. I conduct my shop in an honest way using the principle of "how would I want to be treated as a customer."
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I learned very quickly from others that extra precautions must be taken.
Each bottle containing liquid will have the cap securely taped. I will protect the finish on the lid by covering first with tissue. I take precaution not to put tape on the label.
If the perfume is in the original box and if I think they should be separated I will put the bottle in its own zip lock bag separate from the box. Sometimes this is not necessary. Then I use bubble wrap and pack securely.
If the bottle is empty I still use the same precautions with the cap. I will also use a zip lock bag and bubble wrap for protection.
Perfume is usually sent First Class.
I first started gathering things from around the house to declutter. Most things in my home are "early marriage."
Then Goodwill stores became a favorite place. Now I favor garage sales and estate sales. Whole house sales are the best because the the whole scenario of a life lived is represented.
At first just getting an inventory beyond my own stuff was the main thing. Now I have become much more selective and particular in my gathering and am starting to see areas that I want to have a focus. I am developing an eye for the unusual, (in my price range, that is) and rejecting items that have flooded the market.
The saying goes "what you have comes to you" and I am sometimes given items.
I do not take returns. However, I would try to make things right if there is a problem. I try to honestly describe and list as best I can. I will point out all the flaws as I see them. At times a detail may be over looked which may seem like misrepresentation. I would appreciate knowing if it seems that way to you.
I realize that judging the size just by a photo and measurements don't always paint a true picture. Please zoom in and look at the photos carefully and please don't hesitate to contact me with any questions.
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