THIS WONDERFUL CANTEEN HAS JUST COME IN AND IS WELL WORTH OWNING!!!!!
THIS MUST SURELY BE THE KING OF ALL CANTEENS!!!!!!
Here we have a quite exceptional 196 PIECE ART DECO Pembury or Howard pattern canteen of solid silver cutlery for 12 place settings.Hallmarks are deep and clear to all pieces.
This extensive set is of exceptional quality and is a most impressive huge suite of table silver.Weight of actual silver is a staggering 7975 grams (256.43 troy ounces)!!Please note that this weight does NOT include the weight of the 36 hard soldered solid silver handled cutlery knives and 5 piece accessories set.
Each silver piece is made of very thick gauge silver throughout.
All are assayed in Sheffield,1925/6 (year letters h/i) by top quality makers MAPPIN & WEBB.
12 dessert spoons-7.25 inches in length-624 grams combined
12 dessert forks-7.125 inches in length-624 grams combined
8 serving spoons-8.5 inches in length-584 grams combined
24 dinner forks-8 inches in length-1752 grams combined
12 large teaspoons-5.5 inches in length-300 grams combined
12 coffee spoons-4.375 inches in length-168 grams combined
6 egg spoons-5 inches in length-120 grams combined
12 fish forks-7.5 inches in length-576 grams combined
12 fish knives-8.5 inches in length-648 grams combined
2 sauce ladles-7.125 inches in length-154 grams combined
pair fish servers-8.75/12.25 inches in length-248 grams combined
1 basting/stuffing spoon-10.75 inches in length-156 grams
1 soup ladle-11.875 inches in length-250 grams
1 sugar tongs-5.25 inches in length-49 grams
12 soup spoons-7.75 inches in length-864 grams combined
1 gilded sifter ladle-6 inches in length-50 grams
1 butter knife-5.25 inches in length-16 grams
12 fruit forks-6.375 inches in length-396 grams combined
12 fruit knives-7.125 inches in length-396 grams combined
ALL THE ABOVE 155 PIECES ARE VERY HEAVY GAUGE ITEMS.Each has the following design/patent number on them RD 664260.
Also included are the following HARD SOLDERED knives with flawless stainless steel blades and fully hallmarked 1926-year letter i-M&W Sheffield silver handles:
12 dessert knives-8.375 inches in length-52 grams each
24 dinner knives-9.625 inches in length-64 grams each
5 piece accessories set
Also included are two spare cutlery knives which i found in the bottom drawer.
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