A GEORGE V HANOVERIAN PATTERN SILVER FLATWARE SERVICE, HARRISON BROTHERS & HOWSON OF SHEFFIELD, LONDON, 1926
the majority with pistol-grip handles, initialled, comprising: 18 table knives, steel blades; 18 table forks; 8 table spoons; 12 fish knives; 12 fish forks; 12 soup spoons; 12 dessert knives; 12 dessert forks; 12 dessert spoons; 12 fruit forks; 12 cheese knives, with steel blades; 12 coffee spoons; 23 teaspoons, two later matched; four salt spoons; two small serving spoons; two sauce ladles; a straining spoon; two butter knives; two pairs of sugar tongs; a mustard spoon; a large serving spoon; a soup ladle; a pair of fish servers; a pair of grape scissors; a pair of knife rests, Sheffield, 1923; two pairs of nutcrackers, with steel heads, and a five-piece carving set, with steel blades and tines
8763gr., 281oz. 14dwt. excluding steel pieces
Very good condition throughout. Good clear hallmarks.
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