Plates can be collected of all sizes say from 5" – 28" (though the extremes are scarcer and 8" – 18" regularly found) and types (see the rims shown under Pewter Styles and datings). Dishes and Bowls. Many with decoration of one sort or another such as Wrigglework, Engravings, Armorials, Ownership markings
Smallwares such as spices, salts, salt and pepper pots, funnels, medicinal pewter, candlesticks, snuff boxes, barbers bowls, tea caddies, card trays, porringers, spoons, inkwells, strawberry dishes, spoons can all be collected.
W. S. Gilbert expressed it perfectly (and this in 1889)- "The end is easily foretold, when every blessed thing you hold, is made of silver or of gold, you long for simple pewter"