It is an absolute pleasure for antique collectors to collect flatware from different sources. The price of a flatware object can vary tremendously in an auction based on the age of the flatware, person who was using the flatware and the intricate complex design patterns that are present on the flatware. It might appear as nonsense to someone who does not have the same passion for the flatware to see the antique flatware being bought at such a premium. But again, any antique buyer will appear in the same category if you do not share or understand the passion.
When you visit a five star hotel, you can see the glittering flatware placed on your dining table exhibiting the quality and the grandeur of the hotel. The presence of flatware enables the hotel personnel to give a great look to the dining arena and there by attracting many visitors. So, a good flatware is of utmost importance to any hotel / Inn. A candle light dinner with your loved ones, sitting next to a swimming pool with full moon in the sky canvassing the silver flatware will give anyone fabulous moments to remember and cherish. Also, it is a necessity for these hotels because without the shiny flatware these hotels cannot lure prospective customers to dine in.
The silver flatware is very famous with most of the hoteliers. Some of the hoteliers travel around the world to choose the best flatware for their hotels. There are many books that are available that give complete details about a piece of flatware with a nice picture. The other day, I was reading a book and found that reed & barton stainless flatware is one of the finest in terms of quality and appearance.
So, if you are an antique object collector and you still do not have a flatware in your collection, then, do not miss a chance to buy it on the next auction day that you participate in. I would suggest a beautiful looking silver coated chest also to be bought, to place the antique flatware. The chest will for sure enrich the flatware objects multi-fold and is a visual treat.