Six Small R.W.S. Co Sterling Forks Pat. 1891 Corinthian

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  • Item Category: Metals
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Oct 24,2008
  • Channel: Online Auction

Up for auction are these Six Beautiful Small R.W.S Co/ Mount Vernon Sterling Forks Pat. 1891, the pattern is Corinthian. They are all in very good condition with just a little light normal ware. The total weight is 127 grams, each fork is 5 5/8" long. T is a initial on the top of all the forks, I can't tell what letter it is. Good luck bidding.

HISTORY OF R.S.W. CO.

THE ROGER WILLIAMS SILVER COMPANY OF PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND AND THE MAUSER MANUFACTURING CO. OF NEW YORK BECAME PART OF THE MERGER TO FORM THE MT. VERNON COMPANY SILVERSMITHS IN 1914. IN TURN, THIS WAS PURCHASED BY THE GORHAM CORPORATION IN 1923. MT. VERNON WAS A SUCCESSOR OF THE HAYES & MAC FARLAND CO. WHICH BEGAN IN 1903. THE ROGER WILLIAMS SILVER CO LABELED MUCH OF THEIR STERLING WITH R.W.S. CO PAT 91. SO R.W.S. PIECES ARE OFTEN LISTED UNDER MT. VERNON ALTHOUGH THEY STAND ALONE AS OLD QUALITY SILVER.

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