Featured Box of Silver plate Surprises

Discussion in 'Silver' started by cxgirl, Nov 28, 2020.

  1. cxgirl

    cxgirl Well-Known Member

    Hi All,
    Ad on Marketplace for a box of silver-plate, price was free, in the only photo I thought I could see a handle to a brush or mirror so I messaged the seller asking if I could come by for a look. She responded that the box was left on the porch (along with several other boxes), she had gone back to wherever she lives and the realtor was going to dispose of the boxes. She wasn't sure if the box would still be there as other people had asked about it, she gave me the address. I went by to see, and very glad I did. Big box full of plated stuff and pot and pans. I went through it and found these pieces, all marked sterling, the inkwell has the British hallmarks. Gathered up the goodies and went home, messaged her about finding silver, she was very surprised as she had a couple of dealers that handled the estate. I e-transferred her $100.00, she was happy, I am happy, a very good day:) I did look through the other boxes, nothing of interest for me.
    I have to say that I probably wouldn't have looked twice at the ad except for Mr Nate inspiring me to look more closely at items, thanks Mr Nate:)
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    Last edited: Nov 28, 2020
  2. SBSVC

    SBSVC Well-Known Member

    Holy cow, CXgirl!

    That was VERY kind of you. You got a great deal and some lovely pieces, and I'm sure she was thrilled!
     
  3. johnnycb09

    johnnycb09 Well-Known Member

    What a lovely thing for you to do ! keeps the good karma going strong. And what a haul !
     
  4. cxgirl

    cxgirl Well-Known Member

    thanks SBSVC and Johnny:)
    yup, I agree, and she was delighted:)
     
  5. KikoBlueEyes

    KikoBlueEyes Well-Known Member

    Fabulous. So glad for you.
     
  6. Ownedbybear

    Ownedbybear Well-Known Member

    Good karma. Well done.
     
  7. judy

    judy Well-Known Member

    What a kind, thoughtful person you are...............
     
  8. Lucille.b

    Lucille.b Well-Known Member

    I hope it comes back to you 10 fold. :)
     
  9. cxgirl

    cxgirl Well-Known Member

    thanks for all the replies folks:) Good karma makes the world a better place:)
     
  10. KEN C HERRERA

    KEN C HERRERA Member

    Love your honesty! It certainly will come back to you ten-fold! Collectors like you make this hobby GREAT! Thank you for your honesty and integrity!
     
  11. pearlsnblume

    pearlsnblume Well-Known Member

    Congrats on your find and doing a wonderful thing. The world needs more people like you.
     
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  12. kyratango

    kyratango Bug jewellery addiction!

    Cxgirl, you are as much a wonderful person as your items are superb!:)
     
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  13. MrNate

    MrNate Well-Known Member

    Oh my those are.....LOVELY!!! What a great find, and you have such a great gift of finding treasure, I LOVE TO HEAR THESE STORIES cxgirl!!! :) :) :)
     
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  14. TraceyB

    TraceyB Well-Known Member

    Oh wow!!! What a find :) and what a beautiful person you are for being so honest. I bet you made her day x
     
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