Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Vintage Elizabeth II (1970)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Vintage Elizabeth II (1970)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Vintage Elizabeth II (1970)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Vintage Elizabeth II (1970)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Vintage Elizabeth II (1970)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Vintage Elizabeth II (1970)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Vintage Elizabeth II (1970)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Vintage Elizabeth II (1970)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Vintage Elizabeth II (1970)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Vintage Elizabeth II (1970)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Vintage Elizabeth II (1970)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Vintage Elizabeth II (1970)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Vintage Elizabeth II (1970)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Vintage Elizabeth II (1970)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Vintage Elizabeth II (1970)
Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Vintage Elizabeth II (1970)

GARRARD & CO LTD (worked from c.1957)

Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Vintage Elizabeth II (1970)

1970 Sheffield, England

Offered by AC Silver

£4,950 gbp
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The pieces of this impressive, vintage sterling silver canteen of cutlery for six persons have been crafted in the Hanoverian Rat Tail pattern.


Each spoon and fork features a pip to the handle terminal, and the spoons feature a rat tail to the reverse of the bowls.


This Sheffield canteen of cutlery consists of 63 pieces:

Basic Service:
6 Table knives
6 Table forks
6 Soup spoons
6 Dessert knives
6 Dessert forks
6 Dessert spoons
6 Teaspoons
6 Coffee spoons
6 Egg spoons
Additional Pieces:
4 Serving spoons
Sauce ladle
Sugar tongs
Large carving knife
Small carving knife
Sharpening steel

The components of this canteen, including the original knives were crafted by the renowned silversmiths Garrard & Co Ltd in 1970; the components will have been crafted in the same year but due to the hallmarking system the items are struck with the date letters B and C.


The original knives bear the maker's mark 'Garrard & Co Ltd, 112 Regent Street, Made in England, Rustless' to the stainless steel blades.


This exceptional canteen of cutlery is fitted to the original and impressive mahogany wood lift up lid canteen box with green velvet interior.


The canteen box secures with a functional locking mechanism and key.


Dimensions
Table knife 24.2cm/9.5"

Table fork 19.9cm/7.8"

Soup spoon 17.2cm/6.8"

Dessert knife 21.5cm/8.5"

Dessert fork 16.9cm/6.7"

Dessert spoon 17.7cm/7"

Teaspoon 11.9cm/4.7"

Coffee Spoon 11.2cm/4.4"

Egg spoon 11.9cm/4.7"

Serving Spoon 20cm/7.9"

Sauce ladle 15.8cm/6.2"

Sugar tongs 10.5cm/4.1"

Carving knife 36.1cm/14.2"

Carving fork 27.4cm/10.8"

Sharpening steel 32cm/12.6"

Total Weight
58.5 troy ounces/1818g (excluding knives and carving set)



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Dispatch is either the same or next working day once a payment is received.

INSURANCE IN TRANSIT

Insurance cover is provided FREE OF CHARGE for items up to the value of £30,000.

All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.
This vintage silver canteen of cutlery is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The service has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition.

The mahogany wood box has been professionally polished by a cabinet maker and is in presentation condition.

Full hallmarks struck to the reverse surface of each piece are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine and impressive canteen.
Date: 1970

Origin: Sheffield, England
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A9580 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Stock Code
A9580
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive vintage Elizabeth II English sterling silver flatware service for six persons by Garrard & Co Ltd - boxed; an addition to our canteen of cutlery collection
AC Silver

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Jesmond
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Tyne & Wear
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