Victorian Sterling Silver Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee Commemorative 6 Fork and 6 Knives London 1896. Lake Worth Gold Mine buys gold, silver, platinum, diamonds, watches and coins. Our storefront is located in Lake Worth, FL in Palm Beach County. Victorian Sterling Silver Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee Commemorative 6 Forks and 6 Knives London 1896. Description: A beautiful and very good quality antique silver forks & knives, commemorating the Diamond Jubilee (60 years on the throne) of Queen Victoria in 1897.
The forks and knives are a pleasing weight and quality, this would have been an expensive souvenir in its day. The hallmarks are good, and include makers mark WG over JL, for William Gibson and John Langman. Gibson & Langman, originally from Belfast, Ireland, founded the famous Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co Ltd in 1880, which was amalgamated into Garrards in 1952. They used the WG/JL mark until 1898, when they switched to the more familiar G&S Co Ltd mark. Also has the Lions head for London, Lion to the left for Sterling, and the letter "a" for 1898.
Lion to left for Sterling Lions head for London WG/JL for William Gibson & John Langman Small "a" for 1898. Fork: 185 mm length x 32 mm wide. Knife: 203 mm length x 16 mm wide Total Weight: 583.1 grams. Does have surface rubs and minor scratches. (please look at all pictures) Tarnish.
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This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Other Antique Sterling Silver". The seller is "lwgm_collectibles" and is located in Lake Worth, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.