Category Archives: toddy strainer

The Old Harper Whisky Toddy Strainer

The 1886-86 Meriden Britannia catalog shows three different versions of the julep strainer:  the Star Julep Strainer, the Clover Julep Strainer and the Windsor Julep Strainer Small.  The Star Julep Strainer was familiar to me.  The Clover Julep Strainer had … Continue reading

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Blame It On Boardman

A while back I came to appreciate the beauty and rarity of silver plated products produced by L. Boardman & Son of East Haddam, Connecticut.  I’ve written a post on the history of Luther Boardman which you can find in this … Continue reading

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The Victorian Bar

Fascinated as I am by the myriad of patterns and multiple numbers of shapes and uses of late 18th Century flatware and holloware, I recently found myself pouring through “The Meriden Britannia Silver Plate-Treasury, The Complete Catalog of 1886-87, With 3200 … Continue reading

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