Lopez Taxco 6-pc 1950s Mexican Sterling Tea/Coffee

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  • Item Category: Metals
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Dec 10,2006
  • Channel: Online Auction
Lopez Taxco

six-piece sterling tea service

believed to date from the 1950s.

The total weight of this service is 5832 grams give or take a gram or two. That is 187 Troy ounces of .925 silver.

I listed this item, which belongs to a friend, a few months ago and it failed to meet its reserve, which I have now lowered. It's a very nice set, but my friend has got used to not having it and doesn't want the responsibilities of another service to maintain. So, someone will get a great deal!

The Tray is also Sterling, measures about 29 inches by 18 inches and weighs in at 2840 g.

Sorry about the misch-masch of measuring systems, but using grams for weight eliminates the Troy ounce confusion.

5" Teapot - 1006 g.

T is a minor ding in the teapot:

4" covered sugar - 440 g.

4" waste bowl -- 220 g.

4" creamer - 320 g.

8" coffee pot -- 1006 g.

The set is in very fine condition, with minimal scratching and nothing disfiguring. T is a speck of tarnish -- apparently from contact with something visible on the coffee pot above, in addition to the ding to the teapot mentioned at the outset. Those constitute the biggest problems I can see to this set, which is, in my humble opinion, exceedingly handsome and beautifully made.

The buyer will add $80.00 for insured shipping & handling in the United States. U. S. Bidders Only, Please.