A Vintage Bakelite Kitchenware Flatware Set, Service for 6 plus Cake Server is presented marked BURNS Mfg. Company.
Circa 1930's-40's, this fabulous Vintage Bakelite flatware set is comprised of 6 forks, 6 knives and the bonus piece of a matching Vintage Bakelite cake/pie server! Each Bakelite fork measures 7 1/2 inches in length inclusive of the Bakelite handle. Each Bakelite knife measures 9 inches in length which includes the Bakelite handle. The matching pie/cake server measures 10 inches in length. The Vintage Bakelite handles are the classically streamlined Art Deco design. All matching Bakelite handles are narrower toward the top, 1/2 inch wide and fan out toward the bottom which is the widest portion, being 2 inches in width. The bottoms are just exquisite and so very Art Deco. They are cut on the diagonal and are slightly rounded. All matching Vintage Bakelite handles are quite wide, having a depth of just under 1/2 of an inch wide! The Bakelite handles are quite chunky. The color the entire matching Bakelite flatware set is a rich and deep cream corn colored Bakelite. SEE ALL PHOTOS.
The Vintage Bakelite knives are all embossed: STAINLESS BURNS PAT. EDGE, THE BURNS MFG. COMPANY, SYRACUSE, N.Y. All the Bakelite forks are embossed: STAINLESS STEEL, USA. During the era of production, the Burns Mfg. Company of Syracuse, NY was a prominent company, well known for their patented serrated edge on their knives.
Also making this Vintage Bakelite flatware set even more appealing is the fact that it is presented to you in the original leatherette holder, black, which snaps close on the top. It is lined in a red felt-like material with separate holders for each vintage Bakelite utensil. Also included, as stated above, is the matching Vintage Bakelite cake/pie server. There is also the original fabric label (see photo) inside the holder, which states the BURNS MFG. CO., SYRACUSE, NEW YORK. The case is also in perfect condition.
All collars are tight and secure on each piece of this 13 piece vintage Bakelite flatware set. The patina is bright and shiny on each and every vintage utensil and all test positive for Bakelite. The stainless portion of each Vintage Bakelite utensil are bright and shiny as well. It appears as if this set was never used and is presented to you in absolutely perfect condition free of any damage whatsoever. It is ready to be used on any vintage table.
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