Gorham, Decor Pattern (1953), STERLING SILVER, Serving Set - Fork and Spoon
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ITEM: From Gorham, here's a serving set in the Decor pattern - a fork and spoon. No monogram.
CONDITION: Being vintage, there are light marks of use, storage and time. The patina is wonderfully warm and I try to only lightly polish for photos. There are no major defects like dings, dents or ugly blemishes that might spoil the beauty of the silver. If a high shine is desired, all that’s needed is another polish. For sheer perfection of look, then a professional polish by a jeweler will make the silver gleam!
METAL CONTENT: Sterling Silver
HALLMARKS: Gorham Sterling
SIZE: Fork: Length on a straight line is 8"; width at the tines is 1-1/2". Spoon: Length on a straight line is 8-1/2"; width at the bowl is 1-13/16".
WEIGHT: Both pieces weigh a combined 176 grams.
FINAL COMMENTS: The spoon retails for $79.95 (down from $149.95) and the fork $69.95 (down from $139.95) on the replacement site; the same prices apply on the auction site.
FINAL COMMENTS: When I can, I will beat anyone’s price on RL. I want to turn over the silver inventory quickly so I can keep loading in more. St. Louis was a boom city in the 1800s and the silver inventory here is legendary. For those who know, the 1904 World’s Fair held one of the largest competitions in silver design – all the big maker names of the day competed and a lot of the winning pieces stayed in St. Louis after the Fair ended. So keep watching my listings, I never know what I am going to have week to week – all I know is it will be varied, fabulous and deserving of a good home.
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