Vintage Steamship Silver - British P & O - Ss Chusan - Egg Cup And 2 Knives
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Vintage Steamship Silver - British P & O - Ss Chusan - Egg Cup And 2 Knives:
This sale is for a vintage silver plated egg cup made by the stellar Mappin & Webb silversmiths for the SS Chusan, which was a ship for the P&O (Peninsular and Oriental) line in the 1950's. P&O started service in 1822 with service to England, Spain and Portugal with some of its most famous ships sailing to India. It operated all over the world until 2006 with its controversial takeover by Dubai World.
This little egg cup is in great shape, having seen little or no commercial use. It is clearly side marked with "P&O CHUSAN." It measures approximately 3 1/4 inches in height. The markings on the bottom are as follows: MAPPIN & WEBB, LONDON SHEFFIELD, MAPPIN PLATE, W25085, with the letter "C" in a shield. There are also two petite knives from the P&O that have silver plated handles and stainless blades. The handles are elegant with a beautiful patina while the blades are stained and not shiny. They measure approximately 7 inches in length. The markings on the blades are as follows: Trustworthy, Mappin & Webb, Sheffield, Stainless, P&O.
Please look at all the pictures and feel free to email me with any questions or concerns and I will do my best to answer them as soon as possible. If you are a collector, please check out my other items during the next few weeks, as I will be selling a variety of hotel silver, railroad silver, steamship silver, silver from various ocean liners and airlines. If you collect vintage silver, silver plate or electroplated nickel silver (EPNS) or any piece that is marked silver soldered I may have something for you that may be of interest. I am happy to combine shipping costs.I accept PayPal. I expect payment within 3 days. The shipping quote for this item is the flat rate of
$4.99. I will ship the most economical way possible with a delivery
confirmation. If I can ship it more economically than stated, I will
issue a shipping credit. If you would like expedited service I would be
more than happy to make that happen but please contact me with that
special request as there will be additional costs. Unfortunately, we can
no longer ship internationally. No returns unless I have grossly
misrepresented the specifications. Thank you for your time.