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Set 6 Solid Silver Enamel Cake Forks 1961 Hallmarked Sterling Dessert Cased Nr For Sale
Set 6 Solid Silver ENAMEL CAKE FORKS 1961 Hallmarked Sterling DESSERT CASED NR
So very rare to find a set of 6 enamel forks - DENMARK
This is a lovely rare ART DECO solid sterling silver DESSERT SET consisting of six cake forks was made in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1961 by the illustrious Danish silversmith, Egon Lauridsen who operated from 1936 until 1966. They are in a stunning pattern, are gilded and has gorgeous enamel decoration to front and rear of the stems. Each cake fork measures almost 4 3/4" long and is almost 5/8" across its tines. They are in a lovely ART DECO or MODERNIST pattern. Each fork weighs13.2 grams - making a total weight ofwell over2 1/2troy oz. They are NOT engraved.
They are in very good condition with much less than the usual surface scratching than you'd expect for their age and no dings or dents and with none of the usual wear - SUPERB, near MINT condition. Each is hallmarked on the reverse of the handle with Ela Denmark Sterling 925S showing that they were hallmarked in Denmark in about 1961. I have shown the hallmark so that you can make up your own mind. They come in a black gold tooled leatherette case which is lined with cream silk and black velvet - in very good condition. A rare set of cake forks at a very low start after over 50 years!!!! - this is the first set ofsix enamel forks that I've had the privilege to sell!!!! Postage will be 4.50GBP both within the UK and to international destinations.
Please note that the primary postage costs are for second class (or standard parcels service if the postage cost is over 6.00GBP) within the UK or surface mail to international destinations. First class post usually adds 50% to the quoted postage cost while airmail is typically double the cost of surface mail. If you want to know about the timescales and charges by Royal Mail then I suggest you look at http://www.royalmail.com. Please wait for my invoice with postage options that will be sent very soon after the sale finishes!
If you win more than one of my sales, I am happy to combine packaging to reduce postage costs.
Low start and a sale because reserves spoil the fun.
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