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Selling Silver: Before You Sell your Family’s Antique Silver for Scrap, Consider Consignment

A woman came into Skinner with a collection of family silver that she no longer wanted. She’d already been to a smelter, who offered her $800 to melt the silver down for scrap. It was tempting to take the money, but she felt bad about the decision and decided to come to Skinner auction house first. Clearly, she was uncomfortable with the idea of scrapping something with family history and artistic value.

Although the items in the silver collection in question aren’t extraordinarily rare pieces, as with all antiques the objects have some history and interest as decorative objects.Read More

April Consignment Days in New England

Portland, Maine

Tuesday, April 8, 11AM – 4PM

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Maine Historical Society

489 Congress Street

Portland, ME 04101

Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Thursday, April 10, 10AM – 4PM

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Discover Portsmouth

10 Middle Street

Portsmouth, NH 03801

Reserve a consignment evaluation with a Skinner fine jewelry, fine art, or silver specialist.

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Consignment Day in West Palm Beach, Florida

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Appointments: 11AM – 4PM

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Norton Museum of Art 1452 S. Olive Avenue West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Discover what your objects are worth!

Reserve an appointment with Skinner appraisers Robin StarrStuart SlavidGloria Lieberman, and April Matteini for an evaluation of your fine art, jewelry, or silver.

Fine ArtAmerican & European paintings, prints, photography, sculpture, drawings, works on paper

Fine JewelryEstate, antique, modern, and artist-designed fine jewelry and gemstones

Fine SilverAmerican, English, Danish, Continental, and Asian including hollowware, flatware, tableware and ornamental wares

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Consignment Day in Naples, Florida

Meet with Skinner fine art, jewelry, silver, and antique appraisers

Reserve an appointment with specialists Robin StarrStuart SlavidGloria Lieberman, and April Matteini. Skinner is accepting consignments in the following categories:

Fine ArtAmerican & European paintings, prints, photography, sculpture, drawings, works on paper

Fine JewelryEstate, antique, modern, and artist-designed fine jewelry and gemstones

Fine SilverAmerican, English, Danish, Continental, and Asian including hollowware, flatware, tableware and ornamental wares

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Appointments: 11AM – 4PM

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Location Artis-Naples 5833 Pelican Bay Boulevard Naples, FL 34108

Reservations 508-970-3240 events@skinnerinc.com

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Consignment Day in Coral Gables, Florida

Meet with Skinner fine art, jewelry, silver, and antique appraisers

Reserve an appointment for a free auction evaluation with specialists Robin Starr, Stuart Slavid, Gloria Lieberman, and April Matteini. Skinner is currently accepting consignments in the following categories:

Fine ArtAmerican & European paintings, prints, photography, sculpture, drawings, works on paper

Fine JewelryEstate, antique, modern, and artist-designed fine jewelry and gemstones

Fine SilverAmerican, English, Danish, Continental and Asian including hollowware, flatware, tableware and ornamental wares

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Appointments: 11AM – 4PM

Register Now Location The Cocoplum 1375 Sunset Drive Coral Gables, FL 33143

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