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Plain Pine

ca.1936 (made)
Place of origin

Fork, electroplate, 'Plain Pine' design.

Object details

Object type
TitlePlain Pine (manufacturer's title)
Materials and techniques
Brief description
Fork, electroplate with a steel blade, 'Plain Pine' by Roberts and Belk, designed by Walter Patrick Belk, Sheffield, ca.1936
Physical description
Fork, electroplate, 'Plain Pine' design.
  • Taken from register length: 7in
  • Taken from register depth: 0.75in
Object history
The name of this service, Plain Pine arose because it was initially designed for the tourist class, (second class) pine panelled, dining room of the Cunard transatlantic passenger liner, Queen Mary. It proved so popular that it was also used on its sister ship, Queen Elizabeth.
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Record createdMay 31, 2005
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