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George III Sterling Silver Quart Tankard London 1761

Heading : A fine George III sterling silver quart tankard
Date : Hallmarked in London for Fuller White in 1761
Period : George III
Origin :
London, England
Decoration : Reeded band around the body. Double c scroll handle with acanthus leaf thumb piece
Size :  Height 15.6cms
Condition : Excellent. Date and scratch weight on base
Restoration :Professionally cleaned and returned to a "Butlers finish"
Weight :  756 grams ( 24.3 Troy)

The scratchweight denotes that this was 25 troy ounces and thirteen pennyweights (0.65) when the scrtachweight was applied in 1762. Ignoring the possibility that thethe weight when taken was inaccurate then this has lost  1.35 troy ounces since 1762. That equates to 0.16 grams per annum. Silver oxidises and when cleaned weight is lost every time.

 

 

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  • Product Code: 2019121702
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  • £1,275.00


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