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Originating in the 17th century, sterling silver tumbler cups were designed with a rounded base, which was manufactured to be thicker than the sides. This curved and heavier base allowed the cup to rock without spilling, a functionality that was particularly useful when travelling on a stage coach. In the 17th and 18th Centuries tumbler cups were very popular in both the UK and America, and they have continued to be so since then, both with collectors, and as gifts for any occasion.
Hallmarked In 1784
Hallmarked in London in 1784 by John Lambe, this very handsome, George III, Antique Sterling Silver Tumbler Cup, is plain in style. The tumbler cup 3"(7.5cm) tall, by 3"(7.5cm) in diameter and weighs 3.5 troy ounces.
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Hallmarked In 1793
Hallmarked in London in 1793 by Richard Evans, this handsome, pair of George III, Antique Sterling Silver Tumbler Cups, are plain in style, with gilt interiors. Each tumbler cup measures 2"(5cm) tall, by 2.5"(6.5cm) in diameter, and together they weigh 5.8 troy ounces.
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