An exceptionally heavy Victorian sterling silver flatware service for 12 in Victoria pattern predominantly by Samuel Hayne & Dudley Cater, hallmarked London 1839*:
12 dinner knives
12 dessert knives
12 dinner forks
12 dessert forks
12 dessert spoons
2 gravy ladles
1 Butter Knife
86 pieces total, 169.8 troy oz (5284g) weighable.
This Victorian silver flatware service comes in a large two-level fitted oak case.
*Note: Two teaspoons, one dessert spoon and one dessert fork are later dates (London 1844-61). Two teaspoons are by George Adams, London 1844 and 1857, the butter knife is by Charles Lias 1846.
**The table knives and dessert knives were made by CJ Vander, hallmarked London 1966.