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

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    Posted 8 years ago

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    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

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

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

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    1. solver solver, 8 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.

      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, 8 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, 8 years ago
      Only one comment: Georgeous!
    4. BHock45 BHock45, 8 years ago
      Thank you agram.m! Always nice to hear from you! I hope all is well, take care. :)
    5. BHock45 BHock45, 8 years ago
      thanks for the loves vetraio, elisabethan, radegunder, nutsabotas, agram, mikelv, tom, and aghcollect
    6. Zowie Zowie, 8 years ago
      Well you will have a very lucky daughter. Very nice
    7. inky inky, 8 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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