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    Civil War: Folding Officer's Seven Piece Camp Utensil Kit. Includes: a set of three large ivory handled folding eating utensils, a fork (7.25") and spoon (7.5") marked "HW & S BP" for William Hutton & Sons founded in 1800 and BP for British Plate a superb nickel alloy developed by Hutton for plating purposes, and a matching knife (7.25") marked "Brookes & Crookes / Sheffield" for the firm of John Brookes and Thomas Crookes, founded in 1858, that produced all types of cutlery and Bowie-type knives; a small silver plated combination spoon and marrow scoop (4.75") with indistinct marks; a steel pocket corkscrew (3.75") with a lined sheath and a turned top; a two compartment bone spice tube (4"); and, a glass flask (5") with a half leather cover, a pewter screw cap and drinking cup, both the cap and cup are marked "James Dixon & Sons" a firm established in 1806. All of the seven pieces of this set fit in a folding maroon tooled leather cover. The cover shows wear and there is some light rusting to the corkscrew, else all other pieces fine or better.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2009
    12th Saturday
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