Jamie Oliver var noskimwords = 'true';

Cutlery i bought in an auction while in Essex UK.

 
SEP 06 @ 18:05

by Kye

Sorted them the same evening, many are dated from the 1930's. I need some polish and can make believe that i am in Downtown Abbey.lolwave

5 replies

Login or register to make a comment

SEP 06 @ 19:26

by mr spice

Nice find...I've bought several lovely serving spoons and salad sets from car boots here in Germany...absolute bargains and so much prettier than the plastic stuff I could have bought for the same price from Ikeathumbsup

 
SEP 08 @ 16:06

by minerva

Most of my cutlery has been handed down & looks very similar to this motley collection.............somehow more charming than an expensive & pristine matching set.
Some of mine is silver, & much of it from the 1800's (a fair bit of it looking a touch worn around the edges too!). I wouldn't swap it for an Ikea set for all the world! smile

 
SEP 08 @ 19:13

by mummza

I also have some similar looking cutlery buy we don't use it much as we ( sorry Minnie) have stainless steel cutlery  that we use  daily some from Ikea but its functional and goes in thr dishwasher.
I had to stop using the bone handles knives and forks as my darling kept putting them dish-washer them and it does get them wrecked fairly fast !

 
SEP 10 @ 22:51

by Kye

They are silver and i have discouvered that they date from the 1800's too. Posted a few comments on FB as i am learning about their past with the help of their markings. Maree gave me a few tips.

I am proud to now own them.

 
SEP 13 @ 10:41

by mare10010

Pretty! I have simular cutlery, but do not know with what tp polish it. The cutlery is not real silver, but ade of a metal known as 'hotel silver'. Tips?

Pages: 1
var signup = { alphapopper: '#popup1', thanks_gift_image: 'gift-card-wine-generic.png', ignore_cookie: false, is_logged_in: false, is_carl:false, is_allowed: true, is_dormant: false }
$(document).ready(function(){ if ( /Android|webOS|iPhone|iPod|BlackBerry|IEMobile|Opera Mini/i.test(navigator.userAgent) ) { //do nothing }else{ if (typeof $.cookie('frd_roadblock8') === "undefined"){ // => "the_value" theimage = ''; $.fancybox( theimage, { 'autoDimensions' : false, 'height' : 'auto', 'width' : 'auto', 'transitionIn' : 'none', 'transitionOut' : 'none', 'overlayOpacity' : 0.8, 'beforeShow': function() { $('.fancybox-skin').css('background','none'); $('.fancybox-close').css('width','80px'); }, 'afterShow': function() { $('.fancybox-overlay').css('background','url(http://www.jamieoliver.com/_beta/images/background.png)'); $('.fancybox-wrap').removeClass('fancybox-opened'); $('.fancybox-close').css('top','10px'); $('.fancybox-close').css('right','0px'); $('.fancybox-close').css('background','url(http://www.jamieoliver.com/_beta/images/ghost-close.png) no-repeat'); $('.fancybox-close').css('width','80px'); } } ); $.cookie('frd_roadblock8', '1', { expires: 30, path: '/' }); } } }); // Jo ROADBLOCK section 2 end