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China and Dinnerware1042 of 2394Eschenbach Tea & Cookies SetMeissen Cup and Saucer, Unusual Shape, Wonderful Painting, Old?
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Posted 1 year ago

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Budek
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Hello Again,
I picked these up today, a short time after finding the tea cup and saucer that I just posted. These are beautiful, a set of 6 knives with lovely Meissen? handles,( do you think they are Meissen? )
All of the blades are stamped ' StahlbronceW ', what exactly is that? A hardened steel?
Anyway, I wanted to post them to share them, and maybe get some info at the same time.

Thank You!,
Tonino

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  1. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 1 year ago
    Translated, it means bronze steel but I am not a metalurgist. I also can't spell metallurgist.
  2. Budek Budek, 1 year ago
    Thank You Blunderbuss, and Thank You Tony
    wishing you both a great week-end,
    T
  3. BHock45 BHock45, 1 year ago
    We match! Looks like I am missing one from the set!

    http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/73782-5-small-knives-labeled--uchatiusbronce
  4. Budek Budek, 1 year ago
    Hello B, Thanks for the comment, your knives definitely look like mates to these.
    I found a site on the net where they were posted as Meissen handled fruit knives. By the markings on your blades and mine I'd guess that they're German or Austrian.
    If I find out any more about them I'll be in touch.
    Have a great week-end,
    T
  5. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 1 year ago
    Meissen makes "China" & is German but see no reference to cutlery. Their hallmark is crossed swords which is not a a set standard design. Crossed swords, who would expect such a suggestive hallmark from Germans?!
  6. Budek Budek, 1 year ago
    Thanks for the love M & Amber,

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