Holmes & Tuttle Julep Strainer

Here is a silver plated julep strainer marked “H & T Mfg. Co. A1”. This mark is the Holmes & Tuttle Manufacturing Co. mark. This company was founded by Israel Holmes of Boston in 1851. They were taken over by Bristol Brass & Clock Co. in 1857 and became part of American Silver Co. in 1901 and then International Silver in 1935.

550555924 Holmes & Tuttle Strainer SOLD


There is an acorn cut out on the handle as well as a ribbed design. It measures approximately 6 and 3/8 inches long and the bowl is about 3 inches wide.

It’s a nice heavy strainer.

You might find my blog post on the Victorian Bar interesting: http://queenofsienna.wordpress.com/2013/06/29/the-victorian-bar/

This strainer is available for sale here at my Etsy shop:


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