Extensive Mappin & Webb princes plate canteen of cutlery in fitted case
Sold for £260
The set is probably 1930's or 40's in date. It appears to be missing a couple of forks but does have some extra pieces (see images). The cutlery is silver plated, the knives are steel with simulated ivory handles. All the pieces are monogrammed. It signs of overall wear and use but is generally in good order.
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Auction: Homes & Interiors - Live Online, Wed, 5th Jan 2022
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