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    Whoopi Goldberg Collection

    France, circa 1925
    Marks: OC, (Minerva); marks to gilt service: GFL, (Minerva)
    10-1/8 inches long (25.7 cm) (dinner knife)
    278.4 ounces (gross) (approximate weight considering knife handles)

    Silver service comprising:
    12 dinner knives (stainless blades)
    23 luncheon knives (stainless blades)
    12 dinner forks
    12 salad forks
    12 table spoons
    12 place spoons
    12 demi-tasse spoons
    6 coffee spoons
    1 serving spoon
    1 cream ladle

    Silver gilt service comprising:
    12 fruit knives (stainless blade)
    12 luncheon forks
    18 three-tined oyster forks
    12 table spoons
    12 bullion spoons
    1 salad serving fork
    1 ice cream slice
    171 Total

    Fitted oak case with brass plate monogrammed MM, and to inner edge RUSTAN A BEZIERS.

    Condition Report*: In very good condition with no apparent loss of silver gilt and surface scratches commensurate with age.
    *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
    September, 2011
    27th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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