19th century victorian large copper preserve or jelly pan by army and navy cooperative society in very good condition

19th century Victorian large copper preserve or jelly pan by Army and Navy Co-Operative Society, in very good condition.



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19th century very large and substantial excellent quality Victorian copper preserve or jelly pan with thick twin copper handles attached with copper rivets.
This large and heavy thick rolled edge pan is beautifully crafted inside and out, and has a lusterous patina. Marked by Army and Navy Co-Operative Society Ltd. The society was formed in 1871 by a group of Army and Navy officers. It was their intention to "provide articles of domestic consumption and general use to its members at the lowest numerative rates." This would have been a very good quality pan at the time, and remains so today.
Size- 17 inches diameter, or 19.25 inches wide including handles. 5 inches high, not including handles.
In addition to still being suitable for its original purpose of preserving, it can also be used by the fireplace, as a wine cooler, or to store and display many items.
In this climate of being both green and economical, this makes the perfect antique item to use for either preserve making or display.
It is in very good condition.
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This item is SOLD and is no longer available to purchase.

* This item has been sold, though you can still email the seller if you wish

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