Eames Starburst Black Composite Stainless Silverware 20

This is a vintage, Retro, Eames Era , Mid Century Modern 20 piece set of Heavy Stainless Steel Flatware.

This is identified as UNF 111 at replacements. I had others on ebay a few years ago and my Buyer gave me some history on these. He said they are made by Mar-Crest in the 50's

Pattern Name is Ebony Elegance

These were a promo item at gas stations in the 50's. Buy a Tank of gas and get a 5 piece place setting. He said now you know something that Replacements doesn't.

These are Heavy stainless with a black composite handles. they have 5 shooting stars up the side . T are some tight cracks in the black composite handles on a few pieces.

Included are 20 pieces as follows;

5 Dinnerknives- 8.5"

2 Teaspoons- 6+3/8"

4 Round Soup Spoons - 7+1/4"

7 Salad Forks -6+1/2"

1 Dinner fork - 7+1/2"

photo shows 2 , but 1 was badly cracked and has been trashed.

AND 1 Serving piece a cake or pie server 9" long