The Facts at your FingertipsBook - 1999
Miller's Collecting Silver: The Facts At Your Fingertips is a lively introduction to this diverse, surprisingly affordable and enduringly popular area of antiques. It features all the main collecting categories such as candlesticks, dining silver, items for serving drinks, accessories for the dressing table and smoking equipment plus many other miscellaneous items including sewing equipment and card cases. The book is full of handy tips on how to read hallmarks, how to spot fakes and how to assess condition and value, and is packed with expert, practical advice on caring for, displaying and insuring your collection. It also features a glossary of useful terms, help with where to buy and suggestions for further reading. - The newest addition to the highly successful Facts At Your Fingertips series - All items shown are representative of silver readily available in antiques shops, auctions and fairs - A price range is given for every item shown
Publisher: London, Eng. : Octopus Publishing Group, 1999.
Branch Call Number: 739.2307 BAC
Characteristics: 176 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Alternative Title: Miller's collecting silver