A Britannia Silver Sugar Caster London 1893 Date : Hallmarked in London for George Lambert in 1893 with Britannia standard mark and “Lion head erased” of London Period : Victoria Origin : London England Decoration : Pierced cover with locking mechanism. Reeded band and terraced foot Size : Height 19.0cm Condition : Very good. The marks on the body are worn but those of the cover are sharp Restoration : Professionally cleaned Weight : 214 grams. Britannia silver is approximately. 958 and is a higher grade than sterling at. We are often asked Is it solid silver? 999 “thee nines” silver bullion bars available for investment but even they are an alloy. I have been involved in the antiques business since 1971. My career took a leap forward when I joined Bonhams in 1976. Some five years later I became head of the Decorative Arts department. The item “A Very Fine Britannia Silver Sugar Caster London 1893″ is in sale since Wednesday, March 17, 2021. This item is in the category “Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Salt & Pepper Cellars/Shakers”. The seller is “eric-knowles-the-hoard” and is located in High Wycombe. This item can be shipped worldwide.