Oneida Community Plate cuttlery in Coronation/Hampton Court pattern
This set of Oneida Community Plate cuttlery in Coronation/Hampton Court pattern comprises an extensive 154 pieces. In good used condition, some pieces tarnished from age. No Monograms. No dents or bends in the metal. Just some light fine surface scratching and some little scratches on some of the fork tines. Doesn’t come with a box but will be carefully wrapped. Entree knives x 13 Main Knives x 14 ½ teaspoons x 11 Butter knives x 2 Teaspoons x 13 Rounded small spoons x 2 Large dessert spoons x 14 Soup spoons x 14 Small dessert spoons x 6 Main Spoons x 14 Table spoons x 4 Main Forks x 14 Entree forks x 13 Dessert forks x 8 Fish forks x 6 Fish knives x 6 Total 154 pieces The Coronation pattern was first released on the 26th May 1936 to commemorate the crowning of Edward VIII. In 1936 Edward VIII became King of England upon the death of his father. Before his coronation could take place, however, he abdicated the throne to marry Wallis Simpson. His younger brother,George VI (father of the present Queen Elizabeth) was crowned in his place. In the same year, Oneida introduced a pattern named Coronation in its line of Community silverplate. This same pattern was marketed in the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth as Hampton Court. Pick up and inspection welcome from Frankston South.