Hans Kortner Solingen Silverware You are bidding on a beautiful lot of silverware by Hans Kortner, Solingen. PLEASE NOTE: I am not an expert on silverware, but after research, I think I understand the German silverplate marking system. If I have it wrong, I welcome corrections from helpful eBayers. The "90" mark means that 90 grams of fine ("pure") silver was used to plate 12 + 12 (24) pieces of silverware. There are 17 pieces of silverware marked "90" in this lot, meaning there is about 64 grams (2.1 oz) of pure silver worth about $73 (based on current prices around $35/oz.). The pieces are in very good overall condition. Most of the pieces are clean with only minor surface wear such as rubbing marks (the knife blades look only lightly used). A few pieces have several deeper scratches or scuffs, but there is nothing too bad. Details: 17 Pieces Vintage German Silverplate Flatware Hans Kortner Solingen Rostfrei KTR3 Pattern (flowers and scrolling) Made around 1954 Includes: (6) Dinner Forks (8 1/4" long, about 13 oz total weight) (6) Oval Bowl Dinner Spoons ((8 1/4" long, 13 oz total weight) (1) Teaspoon (5 3/4" long, 1 oz) (5) Dinner Knives (9 7/8" long, 1lb 4oz total weight) Marked H.K.S. 90
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