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BIRKS STERLING
FLATWARE IDENTIFICATION GUIDE

BIRKS STERLING SILVER FLATWARE IDENTIFICATION:

Matching pieces to your Birks sterling silver flatware can be a bit of a challenge if you don’t know what to ask for. Birks made a wide range of pieces and patterns over the years, all of which are discontinued. Birks started making sterling cutlery in the 1890s and some of their patterns were in production for generations. Over the years there have been many variations in shapes and sizes. The following is a brief explanation of the various pieces that Birks has made over the years to help you identify your Birks flatware.

BIRKS STERLING SILVER FLATWARE:

Birks sterling silver flatware identification knives

sizes are approximate & vary by pattern

Knives from left to right:

sizes are approximate & vary by pattern

Forks from left to right:

Birks sterling silver flatware identification forks
Birks sterling silver flatware identification spoons

sizes are approximate

Spoons from left to right:

Note

Special note for Old English pattern only:

BIRKS STERLING SILVER SERVING PIECES

Birks made a wide variety of serving pieces for every pattern, some of which were discontinued decades ago. The size and configuration of the servers changed throughout the years. Some of the most common serving pieces are shown below.

Serving Pieces from left to right:

SERVING PIECES FROM LEFT TO RIGHT:

Birks sterling silver flatware identification knives serving pieces

SERVING PIECES FROM LEFT TO RIGHT:

Birks Sterling Flatware Pattern Identification

Birks made sterling flatware in numerous patterns, this guide identifies the most common ones.

Birks George II pattern sterling silver flatware identification
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Birks London Engraved pattern sterling silver flatware identification
London Engraved
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Saxon
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Birks Old English pattern sterling silver flatware identification
Old English
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Louis XV
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Birks Chantilly pattern sterling silver flatware identification
Chantilly
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Georgian Plain
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Queens
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Birks Brentwood pattern sterling silver flatware identification
Brentwood
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Gadroon
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Laurentian
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Francis I
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Birks Pompadour pattern sterling silver flatware identification
Pompadour
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Birks Tudor Royal pattern sterling silver flatware identification
Tudor Royal
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Tudor Plain
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