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The Sterling Source

Your Sterling Silver Source for Sterling Silverware and Sterling Flatware.  Cutlery and some china. Replacement silverware and flatware.


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CONTACT US:   stersource@aol.com

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Antique, estate, and sometimes brand new sterling silverware, sterling flatware, silver, cutlery, & tableware from one of the largest and most diverse sources in the country.   Virtually ALL! manufacturers  including the out of business makers.  Buccellati, Jensen, and Christofle on special order.   We provide personal service~~ no shopping carts.   No come on "free (?) shipping"!!!!

 For INVENTORY information, simply email us Click >

Obsolete Patterns/Pieces -- Asparagus servers to sardine forks.  Inventory varies.

   Current and Out Current Production Silverware Patterns and pieces  hundreds of patterns...thousands of pieces

New stainless and silver plate patterns as well Send email to Crewsrep@aol.com, or click>>   

 Click>>  Collectible Sterling Silverware -- Rare, Exotic, Unusual, and often unique items 

  For replacement or add to your settings' (Inventory) inquiry information, please measure your forks (tines down) and knives to nearest 1/8".  Knives are New French if there is a jut to one side at the mating of the stainless blade to the sterling handle.  Otherwise, you have Modern blade knives.  (Exception: Older patterns may be Old French or Blunt bladed:  still a jut but the blades are wider and curving for Old French and oblong for blunt blades). Click below for a picture >>>  Knife styles and blades   Determine and then                                      email us   Click >

Exception: Grill size Long handles  short blades tines  Click >>Grill


Order or inquiry/Inventory information: 
Our inventory is huge, varied, and constantly changing, so for accuracy, we do not include our inventory on line.  We give personal service to your wants.

Please email us for availability of your pattern   Click  >>  


Note:   Click Sterling specials at the left to see monthly specials.  Also, we will not do sterling appraisals without having the silver in hand.  

Basic four piece settings Knife fork tea salad 

Westmorland George & Martha  Lunch size 4 piece setting  knife, fork, tea, and salad.  Servers too    Other Westmorland available also.     Click for thumbnail $145 each
Christofle Joubert Heavy, French, dinner size set for six with 11 pieces across!!! Basic four piece plus fruit knife/fork, cocktail, soup, dessert,  butter knife, ice cream spoon.  Plus 8 serving pieces!!!!  Absolutely like new  Store price once $25,000+  Our price is more than 56% off!!!.   Dine in luxury next week at substantial savings!!! Now  inactive. Click for thumbnail  



Gorham Chantilly  4 piece settings plus many serving pieces!!! (Used on Air Force One) Lunch size French or Modern blades  each four piece   New and estate servers too  Click for thumbnail

4 Piece Dinner size Modern  blade Estate Larger size $210


$140 ea

Place size $175 






Grande Baroque by Wallace.   We have many 4 piece place size settings with lots of servers as well.  Most is like new.  Hollowware also.

Dinner 4 piece settings $185


$210 New torn wrappers

Dinner large size $265

Gorham Strasburg  Lunch Size like new  plus servers. Place size 4 piece settings $155   $92
Wallace Rose Point Original Set Dinner (large size) size Patented 1934  New French knife blades 12 Five piece settings including 2 teas (Marked H for Heavy) ~ 60 pieces total.  (shown with cream soups).  Perfect condition.  Butter knives, cocktail forks, cream soups, and even some huge Gumbo soups can be added.  Many serving pieces available.       Click for a pix


4 Piece Dinner settings  knife fork tea and salad 











ACORN by Georg Jensen      click for pix  Misc pieces in stock.   Royal Danish hollowware can be added.

Replacements/additions in other George Jensen patterns in stock:  Beaded,  Acanthus, Cactus,


Many other patterns with settings and pieces available.

 Call, email , or click>>> or write for pattern information and availability.   Check monthly specials also. 

Send email to stersource@aol.com , or click>> .  Comments or suggestions about this web site are welcome.  NOTE: Collecting US Military Payment Certificates  -- US currency used overseas and older US Currency.  Important Note: Richard Stanton and one other registered the name The Sterling Source in San Diego County 1998 01 02. Their business address was 1960 Santa Margarita Dr Fallbrook CA 92028-1645. We are not affiliated nor associated with them in any way. We had asked them prior to registration not to use the similar name to avoid confusion with us, but to no avail.  We have been in business since 1981 using The Sterling Source name. This information is posted here as a matter of public record.  Copyright 1997-2018 The Sterling Source     Last modified: August 20, 2018