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    An Eighty-One Piece H. Meyen & Co. German Silver Flatware Service in Fitted Canteen, Berlin, Germany, post-1886
    Marks: (crescent), (crown), 800, (left-facing female bust)
    13-3/4 inches (34.9 cm)
    91.78 troy ounces (weighable)

    The lot comprising:
    11 dinner knives;
    12 luncheon knives;
    11 dinner forks;
    12 luncheon forks;
    12 partial gilt dessert spoons;
    3 cream spoons;
    11 serving spoons;
    1 punch ladle;
    4 salt cellars with glass liners;
    4 salt shovels.
    81 total

    Condition Report*: Each monogrammed to terminal, errant nicking and scratching, errant fleabiting to glass salt inserts, one glass salt insert with flake and small fissure to rim, minor pit spotting to interiors of salts, dirt accretions to canteen, canteen in fair to poor condition to exterior, knife blades may be later vintage replacements and exhibit little wear, with wear commensurate with age, polishing, and use.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2017
    17th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
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