Vintage Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons
Vintage Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons
Vintage Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons
Vintage Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons
Vintage Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons
Vintage Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons
Vintage Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons
Vintage Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons
Vintage Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons
Vintage Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons
Vintage Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons
Vintage Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons
Vintage Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons
Vintage Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons
Vintage Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons
Vintage Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons

GEE & HOLMES (worked from c.1960)

Vintage Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons

1961 Sheffield, England

Offered by AC Silver

£2,950 gbp
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The pieces of this exceptional vintage straight* flatware set for 6 in sterling silver have been crafted in the Old English Feather Edge pattern.

The anterior surface of each piece of cutlery is embellished with an engraved feather edge border paralleling the shape of the handle and encompassing the rounded heel.

The posterior of each fork and spoon is plain and unembellished; each spoons features a rounded heel to the bowl.

This cutlery set consists of 44 pieces:

Basic Service:
6 Table knives
6 Table forks
6 Soup spoons
6 Dessert knives
6 Dessert forks
6 Dessert spoons
6 Teaspoons

Additional Pieces:
2 Serving spoons

The pieces of this silver flatware set, including the original knives, have been crafted by the Sheffield silversmiths Gee & Holmes in 1961.

The knives are fitted with the original blades and bear the mark 'Harrods, London, G.H Cutlers & Silversmiths, Stainless'.

This vintage canteen of cutlery is supplied in felt cutlery rolls; which not only protect the items in storage but significantly reduce tarnishing.

* "Straight" means all the pieces are made by the same maker in the same year.

Dimensions

Table knife 24.3cm/9.6"
Table fork 20.4cm/8"
Table spoon 17.5cm/6.9"
Dessert knife 21.2cm/8.3"
Dessert fork 17.5cm/6.9"
Soup spoon 16.9cm/6.7"
Teaspoon 11.7cm/4.6"
Serving Spoon 21.2cm/8.3"

Weight

50.5 troy ounces/1571g (excluding original table and dessert knives)


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This vintage flatware set for 6 in sterling silver is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

Each piece has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition.

Full hallmarks struck to the reverse of each piece are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine and impressive cutlery set.
Maker: Gee & Holmes

Date: 1961

Origin: Sheffield, England
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A8007 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Weight 50.50oz t (1570.55g)
Stock Code
A8007
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive vintage Elizabeth II English sterling silver straight Old English Feather Edge pattern canteen of cutlery for six persons; an addition to our antique flatware sets
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the reverse of each piece are all very clear.
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