This auction is for a beautiful and collectible Reed & Barton Steak Carving set of Fork and Knife and a Pie Server in the pattern or design of Francis I. The origins of Reed and Barton can be traced back to the early 1820's. In 1907, after working on the design for three years, Reed & Barton released their most popular pattern, Francis I. Reed & Barton has a well deserved reputation for elaborate intricate designs and superb craftsmanship. This is sure to be a wonderful addition to any collection!The Fork is 8 3/4" long. The knife is 10 3/8" long. The Pie Server is 10 1/4" long. The knife is marked "Reed & Barton, Mirrorstele, Hi-C". The fork is marked "Stainless" which is shown in the photo. The handle is marked " Sterling Handle". The Pie Server is marked "Reed & Barton, Mirrorstele, Sterling", but is extremely difficult to capture on camera. A photo is shown, but again difficult to see. The fork, knife and pie server are in carefully used condition. T are no dents, or irregularities. They will need to be cleaned as they have been in storage for some time. Please see our other listings for more wonderful sterling silver pieces in the pattern Francis I by Reed & Barton. Refunds will only be issued if t was a mistake in the listing or in extreme circumstances. We also reserve the right to cancel bids by any buyer with hidden or excessive negative feedback. Payments must be made within 10 days after the close of the auction to avoid negative feedback. Personal checks, money orders and Pay Pal accepted. Item will be held until the personal check clears. Payments must be made in US $ only. Insurance is required. We deal honorably with our customers and expect the same from our buyers. Do not bid if you do not have a commitment to buy. All our goods are on consignment and we cannot end the sale early under any circumstance.