They were extremely popular during the 1970s and 1980s, when wealthy families would gift them to each other or use them to make a good impression on their guests due to the figurines being made of silver and generally expensive to produce. Nowadays they are not as popular because the few companies left producing them base the items on old models and often sell them at inflated prices.
If these are genuine vintage items how comes they arrive in a packaging that looks new? Following our experience with our first customers, we thought it would be nice to provide each item in a gift bag. I never heard of Continental Silver 800/000, is this genuine silver?Continental Silver is the standard Italian silver, consisting of 800 parts of silver in 1000 parts whereas, for example, Sterling Silver 925 contains 925 parts of silver out of 1000. Continental Silver is also the standard silver type in most of European countries. What's the condition of the item(s)? The conditions are reflected by the pictures provided and may vary from basically. Our suggestions is to look at the pictures carefully and to read the descriptions, if relevant details are not evident on the pictures they will be described.
What's the difference between "Stamped", "Hallmarked", "Traces of Stamp", and "Traces of Hallmarks"? For your convenience we are distinguishing between items featuring a unique mark (such as 800 or 925), which we refer as.
, and items featuring more than a mark such as 800 or 925 along with Italian Silversmith Codes, Brand names etc. , for which we refer as. "Traces" is applicable to both described above and it means that there is/are a stamp/hallmarks but not readable (or partially readable). Why there are no measurements of the items?
Because we are a family business with limited working hours processing hundreds of items per week could be tough. We find quicker and exhaustive to provide a picture of the item in an adult hand and/or by a ruler comprising both centimeters and inches measurements.
Get Supersized Images & Free Image Hosting. Create your brand with Auctiva's. Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva. The item "Vintage Solid Silver Italian Handmade LARGE Dog Figurine Hallmarked Miniature" is in sale since Wednesday, November 20, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Miniatures".
The seller is "silverissimo" and is located in Llanwnda. This item can be shipped worldwide.