Welcome to Niceties, LLC and Happy Holidays!You are bidding on a gorgeous Rogers Avon pattern 5 piece tea set and matching tray manufactured in 1901. All of the pieces bear the mark of Eagle Wm. Rogers Star. This mark was used by William Rogers from 1841 to 1847 when the mark was again changed. Rogers merged with International Silver Company in 1898. Even after Rogers left International Silver they maintained the patterns and re-produced many of them adding their mark and "IS". This pattern does not have an International Silver Mark or the "IS" mark. The tea and coffee pots were smaller as coffee and tea were quite expensive and it was considered a delicacy rather than the way we consume it today. Note the unique combination of beading added to the beautiful gadroon pattern trimming the pieces in the set. These pieces are becoming more and more rare and valuable. This is a wonderful opportunity to own a piece of history. Details: Manufacturer: Wm. Rogers and Company Marks: Eagle Wm. Rogers Star Age: 1901 Make Up: Silver Plate Rogers used the finest grades of German nichol silver as the base metal then plated them with pure silver. He insisted on perfection in the mixture, shape, and thickness. Approximate Measurements: Coffee pot: Number 3602 9 1/2" Tall by 9 1/2" wide from spout to handle Tea Pot: Numbered 3601 10 1/2" Tall x 9 1/2" wide from spout to handle Creamer: Numbered 3604 and Gilded 3 1/2"Tall by 5 1/2" wide from spout to handle (The marks seen in the photo are reflections not damage) Sugar Bowl: Numbered 3603 5 1/2" Tall by 5 1/2" wide from handle to handle (Note: The marks seen in the photo are reflections not damage) Tray: Numbered 3680 21' by 13" handle to handle 17"x 13" inside tray (tray bears the same marks and includes "17 in.") Condition: The coffee pot has a very soft minor dent that can easily be restored. The photo was taken of the dent side facing with no alterations to the photo. I didn't notice it until it was under bright lights and it is no way compromising the beauty or value of this set. Other than some normal signs of usage and in need of a bit more cleaning this impressive set is in near mint condition for it's age. The set is quite heavy in weight. We are offering this beautiful tea set at a low starting bid with no reserve so bid with confidence as this is a great addition to anyone's collection. We welcome international bidders. Please refer to our payment section at the bottom of the listing for payment option. Arrival time in the various countries vary with time to clear customs but we are seeing an arrival time of approximately 2 to three weeks to the UK and other European countries through USPS Air Parcel Post. Arrival time is approximately 1 week with Global Express. These times can vary but the estimated times mentioned include the time clearing customs for most items that we have been experiencing. We mention this to give you an idea of the actual time it will take for you to receive the items rather than the estimated time traveling to your countries. We do provide customs tracking numbers once your item has been shipped. If you would like us to overnight your item in the USA we would be happy to do so for the actual shipping costs. If you have any questions or problems please don't hesitate to contact us. We strive hard to achieve good feedback for everyone. We believe that receiving good feedback is an honor. Please be sure to add us to your favorites list ! Thank you for visiting us today. We are going to be listing numerous items in the next few weeks so please come back and don't forget to visit our new store for other items ! We wish all of you great joy and happiness! Good luck and good bidding!
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