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    The Collection of Paul Gregory and Janet Gaynor

    Gorham Manufacturing Co., Providence, Rhode Island, circa 1897
    Marks: (lion-anchor-G), STERLING, PAT. 1897 or GORHAM, STERLING
    8-7/8 inches long (22.5 cm) (dinner knife)
    126.97 troy ounces (approximate silver weight)

    The service in the Strasbourg pattern comprising:
    12 dinner knives
    12 dinner forks
    24 salad/dessert forks
    23 teaspoons
    11 butter spreaders
    12 seafood forks
    4 serving spoons
    1 serving fork
    1 salad serving set with wood handles (fork & spoon)
    1 cream ladle
    1 sugar spoon
    1 jelly server
    1 pie server
    1 lemon fork
    1 fruit fork
    107 Total in the Strasbourg pattern

    Associated pieces:
    7 dinner knives (silver plated)
    4 teaspoons
    2 soup spoons
    2 butter knives
    1 sugar tong
    1 demitasse spoon (silver plated)
    1 individual fish fork
    125 Total

    More information about Gorham Manufacturing Co., also known as Gorham Manufacturing Co., Gorham Manufacturing Company.

    Condition Report*: tarnish, with surface scratches commensurate with age
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2011
    20th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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