Large R&W Wilson "Thread" Coin Silver Dinner Fork
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Stamped "R&W. Wilson." for the Philadelphia partnership dating from the second quarter of the 19th century, this coin silver dinner fork is to a European scale rather than American, and is sometimes referred to as "banquet" size. It measures 8 1/4" long and weighs approximately 2.0 T. oz.
The pattern is a "Thread" aka "French Thread," and appears on the front and back sides. There is a fancy, feathered script "JB" monogram.
The condition is choice estate. There is no polishing wear and the finish is lustrous. The four tines are pointed and free of bends, nicks or burrs. There is faint wear on the outer two, and light knife scratches on the backs. The monogram remains crisp.