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SOLD - Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Vintage Elizabeth II

An exceptional, fine and impressive Elizabeth II English sterling silver straight King's pattern flatware service for six persons - boxed; an addition to our canteen of cutlery collection

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SOLD - Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Six Persons - Vintage Elizabeth II

Description


The pieces of this exceptional vintage sterling silver straight flatware service for six persons have been crafted in the King's pattern.


The handle of each piece is embellished with the classic King's pattern ornamentation, including the shell design to the terminal, in addition to the central honeysuckle design.


The forks and spoons feature plain shoulders, in addition to bearing diamond shell heels.


This Kings pattern 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:
Pair of serving spoons

The components of this vintage Elizabeth II service have been crafted by the Sheffield silversmith J B Chatterley & Sons Ltd.


The knives bear the maker mark 'John B Chatterley & Sons Ltd, Made in Sheffield, Firth Stainless'.


This flatware service, including the original knives, was crafted between 1968 and 1970; the components will have been crafted in two years but due to the hallmarking system the items are struck with the date letters A, B and C.


This impressive canteen of cutlery is fitted to the original, fine and impressive oak lift up lid and well canteen box, with a velvet lined interior.


Date: 1969

Condition


This vintage Kings pattern cutlery set is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The components of this service have been professionally polished and are in presentation condition.

The original oak canteen box has been professionally polished by a cabinet maker.

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


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


Dimensions


Table knife 24.5cm/9.6"

Table fork 20.5cm/8.1"

Soup spoon 17.3cm/6.8"

Dessert knife 21.5cm/8.5"

Dessert fork 17.9cm/7"

Dessert spoon 18cm/7.1"

Teaspoon 13.5cm/5.3"

Serving spoon 21.9cm/8.6"


Weight


61 troy ounces/1897g (excluding the table and dessert knives)


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Andrew Campbell started trading in Antique Silver in the 1970's. Initially, Andrew lived in the South of England, travelling the country, searching for items of silver to buy. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs. Over time, and through selling at a range of venues, Andrew built up a large and diverse customer base from private buyers to national and international trade customers.
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