We cannot say anything about the set history. It is certainly possible that many years ago one knife was replaced by its nearly identical "older brother".
All knives are in excellent condition, and, most likely, have never been used. Case is also in very good condition, but there are some signs of ware. Overall, the set is an excellent and impressive example of.Collaboration between the two world renown companies, Wedgwood and Mappin & Webb. Please review the attached pics for full details and let us know if you'd like to see more.
All questions are encouraged and welcome. Knife: L(overall)=8 1/2"; L (blade & neck)=5 1/4" L=4 1/2", blade L=3 3/4 & W=1 3/4"; handle (jasper) L=3 1/4" & W=5/8" - 3/4. One (older) knife has slightly different shape and dimensions, but the difference is so insignificant that cannot be translated in inches (at least at the +/-1/16 accuracy). Box: 7 3/4" x 6" x 1.Box: "WEDGWOOD Barlaston STOKE ON TRENT". Blade: 5 knifes: "Mappin & Webb Sheffield" and "MADE IN ENGLAND STAINLESS", the 6th one: "M".
"Mappin & Webb", "Sheffield England" and "STAINLESS" (used at the end of the 19th century). Therefore, it looks as if 5 knifes were manufactured in the 1920s (or 1930s), with one being c. Apologies for not being able to provide you with more accurate information. The item "Rare Antique Wedgwood Jasper Ware Mapping & Web Boxed Pastry Knife Set (c. 1930s)" is in sale since Friday, April 5, 2019.
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