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Liberty Sterling Silver Coronation Rat Tail Hanoverian Teaspoons (Set of 6) - British Hallmarks, London, Birmingham, Sheffield, Chester, Glasgow, Edinburgh - British Hallmarks     Order Form     Request more information
Reference: S11086
Period: Elizabeth II
Year: 1953
Silversmith: Roberts & Belk
Place: London, Birmingham, Sheffield, Chester, Glasgow, Edinburgh
Price: $ 200.00
Weight: 79 grams
Dimensions: 11.0 cm
Condition: Spoons excellent. Box interior has water damage, see photos. Box battered, but hinge and clasp working.

Description: An interesting set of 6 sterling silver rat tail Hanoverian pattern teaspoons, retailed by Liberty, made to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, with hallmarks from 6 different towns - London, Birmingham, Sheffield, Chester, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The spoons have engraved owners initials J&J. All 6 spoons also have the optional coronation mark used in 1952 and 1953. All of the hallmarks are well struck and excellent, note the different style makers mark for Roberts & Belk used on the London spoon. The spoons are in original box (note condition and water damage from photos), exterior reads "British Hallmarks", interior reads "Liberty, British Hallmarks, London Leopards Head. Birmingham anchor, Sheffield crown, Chester three sheaves with sword, Glasgow Tree, Edinburgh castle", with pictures of the hallmarks. This set would make an excellent gift to a young collector interested in hallmarks.
Liberty Sterling Silver Coronation Rat Tail Hanoverian Teaspoons (Set of 6) - British Hallmarks, London, Birmingham, Sheffield, Chester, Glasgow, Edinburgh -  British Hallmarks
Liberty sterling silver coronation rat tail hanoverian teaspoons - 6 different British hallmarks

Liberty Sterling Silver Coronation Rat Tail Hanoverian Teaspoons (Set of 6) - British Hallmarks, London, Birmingham, Sheffield, Chester, Glasgow, Edinburgh -  British Hallmarks
Original Liberty Box - British hallmarks, London, Birmingham, Sheffield, Chester, Glasgow, Edinburgh

Liberty Sterling Silver Coronation Rat Tail Hanoverian Teaspoons (Set of 6) - British Hallmarks, London, Birmingham, Sheffield, Chester, Glasgow, Edinburgh -  British Hallmarks
Hanoverian silver teaspoons, with rat tail

Liberty Sterling Silver Coronation Rat Tail Hanoverian Teaspoons (Set of 6) - British Hallmarks, London, Birmingham, Sheffield, Chester, Glasgow, Edinburgh -  British Hallmarks
Engraved initials J & J

Liberty Sterling Silver Coronation Rat Tail Hanoverian Teaspoons (Set of 6) - British Hallmarks, London, Birmingham, Sheffield, Chester, Glasgow, Edinburgh -  British Hallmarks
Roberts & Belk Sheffield Hallmarks, with 1953 coronation mark

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