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    Gorham Martelé Silver Plate

    Appraised Value:

    $2,000 - $3,000 (2012)

    Appraised on: August 4, 2012

    Appraised in: Corpus Christi, Texas

    Appraised by: David McCarron

    Category: Silver

    Episode Info: Corpus Christi (#1701)

    Originally Aired: January 7, 2013

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    Form: Plate
    Material: Silver
    Period / Style: 19th Century
    Value Range: $2,000 - $3,000 (2012)

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    Appraisal Video: (0:30)

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    Appraised By:

    David McCarron
    Asian Arts, Glass, Pottery & Porcelain, Silver
    Senior Appraiser-Fine & Decorative Arts
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    Appraisal Transcript:


    GUEST: It was given to my great-great-uncle originally, in I think it was 1914 in Detroit.

    APPRAISER: Let me tell you a little bit about it. It's made by Gorham, a very good American maker in Providence, Rhode Island. And this is a line they developed in 1896 called Martelé. We have the mark here for Gorham. This would have been a service plate, and it would have been part of a set, maybe of 12. I would say for the single plate here in this condition, probably auction estimate: $2,000 to $3,000.

    GUEST: Great. Well, that's very nice.



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