Imperial Russian Armorial Crown Silver Poison Test Fork, Gift-Test Silber Gabel

 

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.     Large pictures upper left of listing ,  dark areas are reflection, not stains on the silver     . 


An antique Imperial era (pre-1908) Russian silver appetizer or dessert fork with a little history. One prong of the fork was coated with copper to test for presence of poison. Some of the copper has worn off. The monogram includes a 4 point crown, which I believe corresponds to one of the ranks of Count.
If you have Russian relatives, or simply like Russian 875 silver, this is a good one.

Length:  6 inches                                                                         Sold pair:  $99.90
Weight:    48 grams
Mark:  84 assay mark and district or maker’s mark (Russian standard 84 is .875 silver, the assay mark is that of 1896-98) 

 
I have two forks, listing is for one fork.

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Free  domestic standard mail shipping, actual cost international shipping.  Return ok as below conditions in shipping.  Credit cards ok as below using Paypal.  

 
Listing is for the spoon only,  display & props not included.  Thank you for visiting .

 

 


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