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Antique George V Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons
Offered by AC Silver
The reverse of each spoon and fork features a union shell and diamond heel in addition to convex shell ornamentation to the terminal.
This flatware service consists of 93 pieces:
12 Table knives
12 Table forks
12 Dessert knives
12 Dessert forks
12 Dessert spoons
12 Soup spoon
6 Table/Serving spoons
Pair of sauce ladles
The entire components of this antique service have been crafted by the renowned Birmingham silversmiths Elkington & Co Ltd in 1928, apart from the table and dessert knives, which are replacements**.
The replacement knives handles are crafted in sterling and are fitted with stainless steel blades.
These impressive examples of antique silverware are supplied in felt cutlery rolls; which not only protect the items in storage but significantly reduces tarnishing.
* "Straight" means all the pieces are made by the same maker in the same year.
** Predominately all antique silver canteens have replacement knives as the originals have not stood the test of time.
Table knife 23cm/9.1"
Table fork 20.5cm/8.1"
Table spoon 22cm/8.7"
Dessert knife 21.5cm/8.5"
Dessert fork 18cm/7.1"
Dessert spoon 17.5cm/6.9"
Soup spoon 17.5cm/6.9"
Sauce ladle 18.1cm/7.1"
Butter knife 16.5cm/6.5"
139 troy ounces/4323g (excluding the table and dessert knives)
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All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.
The definition to the Kings pattern is very sharp.
Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine and impressive canteen.
Origin: Birmingham, England
35B St Georges Terrace
Tyne & Wear