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Under the Tent Consignment Event | Fine Silver

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 | MARLBOROUGH | 10AM-4PM

Have you been wondering when the best time would be to sell silver? It’s now. Following our highly successful spring and summer auctions, we are currently accepting consignments for fall 2020 sales. The market for silver is robust with high prices across all categories. 

Join us on Wednesday, September 16, to have your silver evaluated for our upcoming auctions! Skinner specialists will be hosting an outdoor Under the Tent Consignment Day at our Marlborough Gallery from 10am to 4pm.… Read More

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.

With its plain form and prominent monogram, this small Tiffany & Co.

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