The sale of items from the legendary late collector set new participation records for a Sotheby’s UK auction.
|WM A Rogers Oneida silver spoon rings are collectible vintage items of jewellery, manufactured by the Oneida company, employing the WM A Rogers mark.
According to the 1930 Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act’s definition “vintage” refers to pieces manufactured within the last 100 years and can include items made as recently as the 1980s.
Silver spoon rings
Silver spoon rings are collectible rings fashioned from silver spoons into a ring-like shape.
William Rogers and Oneida
William Rogers (1801 – 1873) was a US silversmith who lent his name to at least six different silver companies in the 19th century, each with their own variation of the Rogers mark.
Oneida is a global producer of stainless steel flatware, with its headquarters based in the US.
Established in the late 1880s as the Oneida Community, it purchased the WM A Rogers silverware company in 1929 and changed its name to Oneida in 1935.
The company continued to mark many of its pieces with "WM A Rogers" up until the late 1970s.1
How much are WM A Rogers Oneida silver spoon rings worth?
WM A Rogers Oneida silver spoon rings can sell for around $10 on internet auction sites such as eBay.
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