Antique Sheffield Silverplate Teapot & Warmer MH&Co
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Sold Date: 12/31/2008
Channel: Online Auction
Antique 1860s Old Sheffield SilverplateTeapot w/ Warmer - MH&Co. This is a beautiful antique Old Sheffield silverplate teapot with warmer. It has an ornate open work design on the base and a standing lion (??) and "VINCIT" engraved on one side of the teapot. This is a beautiful example of old Sheffield plate ... don't miss this great teapot. This has a tilting teapot with the pot hinged to the base. The handle has wicker covering the silver for easy grasping. The teapot has two removeable pins to connect it to the base. Take one pin out and the teapot tips to pour. Take both out and the teapot can be removed totally from the base. The base has a Viking face on both sides, with a scrolled design on the handle and fancy feet. Very detailed workmanship ... check it out!! The teapot and warming stand are 12" tall to the top of the handle. The base is three footed with the bottom of the feet being flat for better stability. The teapot itself is 8" wide (with the spout) and 8 1/4" tall. The bottom of the teapot is stamped with multiple hallmarks. We're not sure of the age of this teapot, but we know from one of the marks: MH&CO, that the silversmith was Martin Hall & Co., c. 1860, and they are known for making early Sheffield plate. This beautiful silver teapot and warmer are in excellent vintage condition. T are very light surface marks, and it could use a polish but this is stunning. We're leaving the original patina. See pictures for details. Give this silver teapot as a gift to the tea lover in your life - or just treat yourself! Don't miss this great opportunity!! *** Please use shipping calculator to determine domestic shipping cost !*** Please read the following about our policies before bidding: New York State residents must pay 8% sales tax. Payment is due within 7 days of end of auction. Please contact us within 48 hours from end of auction with payment and shipping information or use Ebay checkout feature. The winning bidder will pay all shipping costs for this item plus $5 handling which is already figured in when using Ebay Calculator . We can discount on combined shipping on purchases of like items! We ship USPS Mail. SHIPPING INSURANCE IS NOT REQUIRED FOR ITEMS PAID BY CHECK, MONEY ORDER, CHARGE BY PHONE OR CASH. WE RECOMMEND INSURANCE ON ALL ITEMS.* * ALL ITEMS SELLING FOR $50.00 OR MORE & PAID BY PAYPAL, INSURANCE IS REQUIRED * * Our preferred method of payment is by cash with item picked up at our store in Syracuse, New York. Any International Sale or other Sale which requires a trip to the Post Office will incur an extra $5 handling fee which is already figured in when using Ebay Calculator. This is due to the additional costs that we incur to send an employee to the Post Office due to the Customs form. We do our very best to describe items accurately and honestly and to clearly point out any possible damage or flaws. As many of the things we sell are in used , antique or estate condition they can be expected to show some signs of wear or imperfections. We sell these items for other people and all items are sold AS IS. If you require additional information, please email us with any questions that you might have PRIOR to placing your bid. Returns are always at our discretion, and refunds will not include any shipping charges. We welcome and look forward to your questions at any time. As we pride ourselves in customer service we will respond promptly to any and all e-mail! If you have zero or negative feedback please contact us prior to bidding . If you bid on this item, it indicates that you have read and understood everything stated in this listing and that you are agreeing to purchase this item. Again please email us with any question that you may have. Check out our other auctions - win multiple auctions and get a discount on combined shipping for items shipped in the same box! Thanks for looking and good luck bidding!! K258-7 / ...
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