Silver Pattern Identification Instructions
Yes, we can
help you identify your
silver patterns! To ensure the safety of your pieces, and to ensure the fastest processing of your ID request,
please send only images (no actual pieces please!) of the pattern(s) you would like identified. Where possible, the best pieces to image for identification purposes are the
dinner plate (front and back) in china, the
stemmed water goblet in crystal, and the
fork (front and back) in silver. Please include any backstamp information as well (per the diagram). If you do not have the piece type indicated, you can use another piece, but please clearly indicate to us the piece you used.
Preparing an image for identification submission
is easy! For silver, you can image the front and back of the piece by making a standard black & white
photocopy (it's easy, just photocopy both sides!), a high-quality
photograph (standard or digital), a digital
scan, or a
hand-drawn sketch. Make a photocopy or scan of both the
front and back of a fork. When photocopying silver, please
do not set the copy machine too dark, which results in the pattern becoming difficult to see. Make notations about the trademark and any other information shown on the back of the piece. If known, please indicate the approximate age.
Complete the steps above and
mail (or e-mail!) the materials with your name, address and telephone number to:
PO Box 26029
Greensboro, NC 27420
If you prefer, you may
e-mail the above information along with an attached picture of your pattern (front and back) in .jpg format directly to
firstname.lastname@example.org (please include your e-mail address, name and mailing address) or
FAX the information to
1-336-697-3100 (please include your FAX number, name and mailing address).
Identification, Image Usage and Licensing
Replacements, Ltd. gladly makes available to customers and suppliers a service by which product may be identified, free of charge. Additionally, Replacements, Ltd. will evaluate, free of charge, product it is offered for sale. In either case, individuals who so request these services agree to the following terms and conditions related to pictorial images:
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to photograph or otherwise produce a pictorial image of any item brought to Replacements, Ltd. for identification, inspection or possible sale. In such case, the owner of such piece shall not receive remuneration from, nor shall bear any cost associated with, such image production. Replacements, Ltd. shall own all right, title and interest in any such images it produces.
With regard to any pictorial images--of any type or description, including without limitation photographs, drawings and/or digital images--provided to Replacements, Ltd. for identification, the owner grants to Replacements solely a non-exclusive, worldwide, paid-up, royalty-free license to reproduce, prepare derivative works, distribute copies, and/or publicly display the image(s).