Reed & Barton "Francis I" Sterling Silver Flatware and Other Silver Plate
|Type||Serving Utensils, Flatware|
|Items Included||9 Dinner Knives, Tomato Server, 9 Dinner Forks, Fish Knife, 7 Salad Forks, 3 Cups, 15 Teaspoons, Serving Fork, 2 Iced Tea Spoons, Serving Spoons, Sugar Spoon, Cake Server, Lemon Fork, Fork, Ladle, Knife|
|Brand||Reed & Barton, Wallace, A.F. Towle & Son Co., Rogers Bros, E.H.H. Smith Silver Co., Unknown|
|Materials||Sterling Silver, Stainless Steel, Silver Plate, Celluloid|
|Marks||No Discernible Maker’s Mark, Maker’s Mark, Fineness Mark|
|Period||Antique, Vintage, Late 19th/ Early 20th Century, 20th Century|
|Approximate Weight (ozt.)||58.170|
|Additional Information||Weight exclusive of stainless steel blade items and silver plate. Two dinner forks are smaller than the rest. Includes flatware chest with plaque that reads: “Presented to Samuel T. McLaughlin from Employees of the Continental Line on his retirement as General Manager March 6th 1896”.|
- surface marks and scratches; tarnish; plate loss; dust and residue; interior of chest with stains, marks, tears to lining and overall wear; patina to hardware on case.
- measurements of dinner knife.