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58 pc STERLING ROSE OF SHANNON - FRANK WHITING

58 pc STERLING ROSE OF SHANNON - FRANK WHITING

Item Description:

Rose of Sharon by Frank Whiting, circa 1954, Sterling Silver flatware set - 41 pieces. This set includes: 8 Iced Tea Spoons 7 3/8". 9 Teaspoons 6". 5 Forks 7 1/8". 8 Salad Forks 6 1/2". 8 Butter Paddle Spreaders w/ sterling blades. 8 Modern Hollow Knives w/ stainless blades 9". 6 Round Bowl Cream Soup Spoon 6 3/8". 2 Sugar Spoons 6 1/8". 1 Large Jelly Server 6 3/8". 1 Tablespoon 8 3/4". 1 Large Fork 7 3/4". 1 Cake Breaker with Silverplate Blades 10 1/2" Approximate weight on all EXCEPT the Dinner Knives and Cake Breaker is 2100 grams. In Reed and Barton Mahogany Silver Chest 18"x11 1/2"x4 1/2" Weight on all 12 pds.. PROVENANCE: The P. J. Boatwright Jr. Estate. P. J. Boatwright Jr., was long known as the world's foremost authority on the Rules of Golf. Mr. Boatwright served as the United States Golf Association's executive director of rules and competitions from 1980 until his death in 1991. Mr. Boatwright grew up in Spartanburg, S.C., and attended Georgia Tech University and Wofford College. An accomplished amateur golfer, he won the Carolina Open in 1957 and 1959, and qualified for four United States Amateurs. Mr. Boatwright also played 72 holes of the 1950 United States Open at Merion Golf Club, won by Ben Hogan. He joined the U.S.G.A. as an assistant director in 1959. In 1969, he succeeded Joseph C. Dey Jr. as executive director after Mr. Dey resigned to become the first commissioner of the PGA Tour.

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