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I have a pair of EPNS 3/4 pint pots, in the style of French

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I have a pair of EPNS 3/4 pint pots, in the style of French chocolate. Wooden, almost horizontal, handles are on different sides, allowing for pouring from each hand simultaneously? On the base both are numbered 33641 (stamped) and EPNS (EP & NS are separated by what looks like a 3-leafed clover. Additionally, each has a symbol looking like a single holly leaf with the numbers 11 and 6 stamped alongside respectively. On side of each pot is an ornate engraving of the initials SAR (South African Railways?).Any ideas?

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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Additional manual (very fine) etched as follows (both the same): N/1806 and the number 767.

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This is a pair of Electro Plated Nickel Silver (EPNS, not sterling silver) cafe-au-lait pots made by Barker Brothers of Birmingham , England between 1885 to 1931 in shape number 33641. The SAR is a personal monogram of a previous owner. The fine etched numbers are previous repair and polish notations from a jeweler (common).

The set has a value of $125USD each.

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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
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