Here is to your collection 1847 Rogers. Bros. Claw & Shell 7 3/4" Ice Tongs
by Meriden B. Company with the Hallmark of Scales.
Signed 1847 Rogers. Bros. A1
The inception of silver plated ware industry dates back to 1847 and to the efforts of Rogers’ brothers who in their little shop at Hartford developed the electro-plating process.
These old tongs are among the first silver plate works by Rogers Brothers.
They are totally functional and usable, silver plate surface wear is commensurate with long often use. Otherwise they are excellent! No dings, dents or scratches.
At the back of the tongs there is a monogram "M".
L: 7 ¾”
W. 1 ½”
T. 1 ½”
Weight 72.5 g. (2.555 oz.)
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