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.

619214105 Holmes & Tuttle Strainer & Spoons 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.

Also included in this listing are two 8 inch Windsor Twist bar spoons marked ” Extra Coin Silver Plate”. This does not mean these are coin silver spoons, they are plated and this was a mark used by Oneida.

These items are available for sale here at my Etsy shop:

https://www.etsy.com/listing/619214105/holmes-tuttle-silver-plated-julep

 

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