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Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Vintage (1974)

An exceptional, fine and impressive vintage Elizabeth II English sterling silver Old English pattern flatware service for twelve persons; an addition to our canteen of cutlery collection

SKU: C5912

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Sterling Silver Canteen of Cutlery for Twelve Persons - Vintage (1974)


The pieces of this exceptional, vintage Elizabeth II sterling silver straight* flatware service for twelve persons have been crafted in the Old English pattern.

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

This Garrard & Co cutlery set consists of 80 pieces:

Basic Service:
12 Table knives
12 Table forks
12 Soup spoons
12 Dessert knives
12 Dessert forks
12 Dessert spoons
Additional Pieces:
6 Table/Serving spoons
Pair of sauce ladles

The components of this silver canteen, including the original knives, were crafted by the renowned Sheffield silversmiths Garrard and Co Ltd in 1974.

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 English silver flatware set is fitted to the original and impressive oak wood lift up lid and one drawer canteen box; the box has a vacant and versatile storage compartment to the drawer.

The box is fitted with brass drawer handles and escutcheons.

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

Date: 1974


This vintage Old English pattern canteen of cutlery is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

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

The box has been professionally polished by a cabinet maker and is also 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.


Table knife 23.5cm/9.3"

Table fork 19.6cm/7.7"

Soup Spoon 17.7cm/7"

Dessert knife 21.5cm/8.5"

Dessert fork 17.5cm/6.9"

Dessert spoon 18.5cm/7.3"

Table spoon 21cm/8.3"

Sauce ladle 15.6cm/6.1"

Total Weight

106.4 troy ounces/3308g (excluding original knives)

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