Large Oak Cased 55-piece,6- Covers Canteen Of Cutlery.a.e.poston & Co.sheffield.
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Large Oak Cased 55-piece,6- Covers Canteen Of Cutlery.a.e.poston & Co.sheffield.:
A wonderful &quite large Edwardian canteen of cutlery with 55-pieces forsix covers , it's ready to use & in superb condition.The drawerlocksas does thelidwith the original key .
Dating to around 1900 , theOak boxmeasures approx 17 1/4" wide ,11 1/2" deep & stands6 3/4" tall.Ithas a brass cartouche in the lid that could easily be engraved if being given as a gift.Very good quality indeed it weighs approx a massive 8Kg or 12Kg packed.
The pieces are a RatTailPattern & consist roughly of 6-table forks,6-desert forks, 6-tea spoons (one replaced ),6-table knives,6-desert knives,6-desert spoons ,6-soup spoons ,6-egg spoons2-ladels& a carving set.
Please remember this is100 years old & so will have tiny marks / scratches etc to thebox & light wear to some pieces , but having said that you won't find a better set in better condition.Please also note it's against rules to sell carving knives , so this is not included in the sale.Please also note two knives are slightly different to the rest & one tea spoon has also been replaced.
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