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    A Seven-Piece Reed & Barton Francis I Pattern Silver Tea and Coffee Service, Taunton, Massachusetts, designed 1907, manufactured circa 1949
    Marks: REED & BARTON, STERLING, FRANCIS I, (various)
    13-3/8 inches (34.0 cm) (tallest, hot water kettle on stand)
    379.25 troy ounces

    Lot comprising hot water kettle and stand (40 OZ, 570A), coffee pot (48 OZ, 571A), teapot (32 OZ, 570A), covered sugar (570A), partial gilt open creamer (570A), partial gilt wastebowl (570A), and tray (22 x 30-1/2 inches, 752A).

    Tray and each cartouche to vessels with engraved initial S.

    Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000.

    Condition Report*: Handle to teapot loose, burner lid flange with light warping, bend and tear to spout of hot water kettle, pin missing to handle of hot water kettle, tray with some use-related surface scratching throughout, otherwise good with wear and surface scratching 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. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    7th Friday 11:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    7th-8th Friday-Saturday
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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 63001-63490) - 12:00 PM Central Time, Friday, June 7, 2019.
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    1518 Slocum Street
    Dallas, TX 75207

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