WHITING MFG. CO. "ARMOR" STERLING SILVER 30-PIECE FLATWARE SET, pattern designed in 1871, each with engraving of "Stambaugh" to handle, comprising 12 place forks, ten teaspoons, six serving/tablespoons, one shell sugar spoon, and one butter knife. Each with "STERLING" and maker's marks, each with retailer's mark for Felber & Jeannot of Youngstown, OH. Total weight: 37.545 ozt. Whiting Mfg. Co., North Attleboro, MA, New York City, NY, and Bridgeport, CT. Fourth quarter 19th century. 5 3/4" to 8 1/4" LOA.
Provenance: Property from a Youngstown, OH estate.
Good to very good overall condition with minor to moderate wear and surface scratches, some pieces with other minor to moderate imperfections including bending, nicks, one or a few dents, and/or worn spots to raised decoration; butter knife with moderate denting to blade having possible repair.