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SOLD - Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Contemporary Elizabeth II

A fine and impressive, comprehensive contemporary Elizabeth II English straight sterling silver Old English pattern flatware service for twelve persons; an addition to our canteen of cutlery collection

SKU: A2238
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SOLD - Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Contemporary Elizabeth II
SOLD - Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Contemporary Elizabeth II


The pieces of this impressive, contemporary sterling silver flatware service for twelve persons have been crafted in the Old English pattern.

The anterior surface of each fork handle and the reverse surface of each spoon handle features a pip to the terminal.

This straight* flatware service consists of:

Basic Service:
12 Table knives
12 Table forks
12 Soup spoons
12 Dessert knives
12 Dessert forks
12 Dessert spoons
12 Teaspoons
12 Coffee spoons
12 Fish knives
12 Fish forks
12 Cake knives
12 Cake forks
Additional Pieces:
4 Serving spoons
Pair of butter knives
Carving knife
Carving fork
Sharpening steel
Cake server
Cheese knife
Soup ladle
Sauce ladle

This impressive Old English pattern cutlery set benefits from an extensive range of additional serving pieces.

Both the basic service and additional serving pieces of this Contemporary service have been crafted by Carr's of Sheffield Ltd in 2000.

The stainless steel blade of each knife bears the maker’s mark ‘Carrs, Sheffield England’.

These impressive examples of contemporary 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.

Date: 2000


This contemporary Old English pattern cutlery service is a very good gauge of silver, excellent quality and in exceptional condition.

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

Full hallmarks struck to the reverse are all very clear.

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


Table knife 24.6cm/9.7"

Table fork 19.4cm/7.6"

Soup spoon 17.5cm/6.9"

Dessert knife 21.9cm/8.6"

Dessert fork 16.5cm/6.5"

Dessert spoon 18cm/7.1"

Teaspoon 13.1cm/5.2"

Coffee spoon 12cm/4.7"

Fish knife 20.8cm/8.2"

Fish fork 16.9cm/6.7"

Cake knife 18.3cm/7.2"

Cake fork 14.2cm/5.6"

Serving spoon 22.2cm/8.7"

Butter knife 15.6cm/6.1"

Carving knife 36.4cm/14.3"

Carving fork 27.8cm/10.9"

Sharpening steel 33cm/13"

Cake server 25.1cm/9.9"

Cheese knife 20.6cm/8.1"

Soup ladle 29.5cm/11.6"

Sauce ladle 18.7cm/7.4"


201.3 troy ounces/6260g (excluding the steel bladed knives and carving set)

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