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Twelve (12) Henry Birks and Sons, Canada sterling silver bread and butter plates, all having molded rims. Maker's marks, Sterling, and 3151 stamped to underside of bases. Not monogrammed. Includes 12 original Birks light green drawstring storage bags. Plates: 3/8" H x 6 1/4" dia. Bags: 8 3/4" H x 7 1/4" W. 42.560 total troy ounces. 20th century. Provenance: The collection of Gary Glesser of Loudon, Tennessee, by descent from his grandparents, Captain Hoyt and Rachel Holton of Toledo, Ohio. Hoyt Holton became, at age 17, the youngest captain of a Great Lakes Freighter. In the 1960s, Captain Holton participated in a 26-day Admiral Byrd Society trip replicating the explorer's famous transpolar expedition, during which he met the Pope and Soviet Premier Nikita Kruschev. Many items in the collection were brought back as souvenirs from that journey and other frequent voyages.
PROVENANCE: See description for provenance information.
CONDITION: All items in overall good condition with normal surface wear. Bags with light surface grime.