Vintage STERLING SILVER Tea Strainer by Mauser Manufacturing Co - Design 6747 - Pierced Egg Shape
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AGE: Since the tea strainer bears the Mauser Hallmark, I would say the item dates to the early 1900s.
ITEM: A silver tea strainer - tea ball - tea egg in an egg shape, with pierced holes at the bottom. Finger ring and chain is in place so the item can be dipped into water easily.
CONDITION: Very nice with no dents or dings. Lid opens and closes securely. Flat section just above the hinge 0 this is NOT to be confused with a dent but rather how the silver is position so that the hinge works properly.
METAL CONTENT: Sterling Silver
HALLMARKS: (Mauser Hallmark) STERLING 6747
SIZE: The container itself measures 2" high (to top of bale); width is about 1-1/4".
WEIGHT: 17.8 grams
FINAL COMMENTS: The Mauser Manufacturing Co merged with other firms at the turn of the century to become Mount Vernon Co. Silversmiths.
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