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FRANK M. WHITING & COMPANY - Hand Chased Sterling Tea Set

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    Posted 7 years ago

    BHock45
    (807 items)

    I've been waiting to share this set, I have had it for several months. The set is in very good condition, with on a few tiny nicks. No major scratches or dents. The pieces are monogrammed with an "S". Very fitting, my daughter's name begins with an S. The set weighs over 9 pounds, each piece marked:

    Hand Chased
    Sterling by
    Frank M. Whiting & Company
    707

    I am not sure exactly when this was made....I would say sometime between 1900-1940??? Here is some more about the company:

    http://www.sterlingflatwarefashions.com/Silversmiths/SSW7.html

    Can't wait to use the set...!

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    Comments

    1. solver solver, 7 years ago
      Superb coffee and tea set, BHock, particularly since you have all five pieces.

      Here is a very similar set --- with the tray, also numbered 707 --- that sold at Sotheby's in 2010 and they date it "early 20th century." Amusing note: the photographer placed the sugar bowl lid on top of the waste bowl in error.

      http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2010/important-americana-n08608/lot.335.html

      Don't be wow'd by the sale price since the silver value alone for 8689 grams WITH THE TRAY in 2010, that averaged approximately $20.00 per troy ounce, was around $5,200.00.

    2. BHock45 BHock45, 7 years ago
      solver, thank you! Looks like the set is the same, mine without the tray of course. I have to find the tray, or one that complements the set. I love the work on this set, I am happy with it. Thanks again!
    3. Agram.m Agram.m, 7 years ago
      Only one comment: Georgeous!
    4. BHock45 BHock45, 7 years ago
      Thank you agram.m! Always nice to hear from you! I hope all is well, take care. :)
    5. BHock45 BHock45, 7 years ago
      thanks for the loves vetraio, elisabethan, radegunder, nutsabotas, agram, mikelv, tom, and aghcollect
    6. Zowie Zowie, 7 years ago
      Well you will have a very lucky daughter. Very nice
    7. inky inky, 7 years ago
      Hi! BHock45....How wonderful to have the set..very special and utterly stunning...:-)
    8. BHock45 BHock45, 7 years ago
      zowie and inky thank you both for the kind words!
    9. Zowie Zowie, 7 years ago
      Pleasure I hope all is well for you take care

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