Thank you for being in our auction. The rules are simple. Look at pics, that is what you are bidding on. Example: If it says Sterling Silver that is what it is, it is not plated. All sales are final no refunds so if you aren't sure you want the item please do not bid. If we see any imperfections in any item we will list it. We want you to be happy with your purchase. All items come from estates. And are used but we try to tell you everything we see. There are no charges for shipping, we pay shipping. Have fun and get a great deal on this Beautiful assortment of Vintage Sterling Silver.