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    Description

    A Four Hundred and Forty-Five Piece Stieff Co. Repoussé Pattern Flatware Service, Baltimore, Maryland, introduced 1828
    Marks: STERLING, STIEFF, REG. (various)
    15-1/2 inches (39.4 cm) (longest, carving knife)
    450.9 troy ounces (weighable)

    The service comprising:
    13 dinner knives;
    36 luncheon knives;
    3 fish knives;
    50 butter spreaders;
    3 eight inch dinner forks;
    4 dinner forks;
    37 luncheon forks;
    46 salad forks;
    1 fish fork;
    5 seafood/cocktail forks;
    5 oyster forks;
    4 lemon forks;
    6 ice cream forks;
    4 oval soup spoons;
    22 cream, soup spoons;
    2 gumbo spoons;
    58 teaspoons;
    46 five o'clock spoons;
    23 iced tea spoons;
    22 demitasse spoons;
    6 salt spoons;
    3 sherbet spoons;
    4 grapefruit spoons;
    9 tablespoons;
    1 sugar spoon'
    1 cold meat fork;
    1 cream, ladle;
    2 mayonnaise ladles;
    1 cake knife;
    3 carving knife sets (knife and fork);
    1 carving knife;
    1 casserole spoon;
    1 salad serving fork;
    5 pickle forks;
    2 butter picks;
    1 carving fork;
    1 preserve spoon;
    1 berry spoon;
    1 youth set (knife, fork and spoon);
    1 baby set (fork and spoon);
    1 shoe horn (unidentified pattern);
    1 Forget Me Not pattern luncheon knife;
    1 Hand-Chased Princess pattern salad fork.
    445 total.


    Estimate: $1 - $1.

    Condition Report*: Three five o'clock spoons bent, one teaspoon dented to bowl, one mayonnaise ladle bent, one lemon fork bent tine, largest non-stainless carving set is badly corroded, scratches, pitting and polish residue are indicative of use, polishing and age. Some pieces bear various monograms. Three pieces are of patterns different than Repoussé.
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    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    June
    20th Thursday
    Auction Dates
    July
    11th Thursday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    32 Days
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