Vintage Solingen German Walter Willms 45 Pc. Stag Horn Carving Knife Set w/Case

Up for auction is a very rare Walter Willms Solingen Germany Stag Horn Complete 45 Piece Stag Horn Carving and Flatware Set. I was told by the previous owner of the set that a family member of their's purchased this set new in West Germany in the mid 1940's. They said the set had never been used, and I see no signs of use whatsoever. There are NO cracks or chips in any of the European Stag handles, and there are NO resharpening marks on any of the knives. All of the stainless steel on the pieces is bright and shiny. The set is in fabulous unused condition. The carving set portion of the set consists of a cleaver, a large Carving Knife, a large Serving Fork, a Sharpening Steel, and a pair of poultry shears. The large Carving knife measures 12-3/4" and is marked Walter Willms Solingen Germany Stainless Steel. The large Serving fork measures 11" and is marked Stainless Germany. The Sharpening Steel measures 13" and is marked Germany. The Poultry Shears measure 11" and are marked Solingen Chrom Germany. The cleaver measures 11" and is marked Walter Willms Solingen Germany Stainless Steel. The flatware pieces include 8 Dessert forks, 8 Steak Knives, 8 Dinner forks, 8 Tablespoons, and 8 Teaspoons. The Dessert forks measure 6" and are marked Stainless Germany. The Steak knives measure 8-1/2" and are marked Walter Willms Solingen Germany

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