Set of 12 Antique Silver George V Octagonal Pistol Design Table Knives and Dessert Knives made in 1914


Set of fine 12 antique silver octagonal pistol design table knives and dessert knives.

Date 1914
Made By Lionel Alfred Crichton
Location London
Stock Number FA256x30
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Maker: Lionel Alfred Crichton

A fine set of 12 Octagonal Pistol Design Table Knives and Dessert Knives .

The knives have the original stainless steel blades made in London in 1914 by Lionel Alfred Crichton.

The knives are in the classic early eighteenth century octagonal pistol design and are rare to be found this old with their original stainless steel blades as stainless steel was a 1913 invention.

They are also excellent quality as their is no filling or weighting to the handles.

A lovely rare set in excellent condition (can be put in dishwasher).

Dimensions, length table knives 23.6 cm,  dessert knives 20.8 cm.

Weight, table knives 2.5 troy oz  dessert knives 2 troy oz.

Lionel Alfred Crichton

Crichton Brothers (Lionel Alfred Crichton). Registered – February, 1895. Office – Old Bond Street, London; later also in New York.

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