For your consideration is a silver plated flatware service for 8 by Reed & Barton in the "Emperor" pattern. Dating to 1969 and produced for 2 years only, this desirable pattern with clean and modern design elements looks as good today as it did over 50 years ago. There is a full service of five piece place settings for eight people plus a 4 piece hostess set all in a classic Reed & Barton velvet lined flatware chest.The flatware shows expected scratching and signs of moderate use but is otherwise in beautiful vintage condition with no damages, prior repairs, or plate loss. The silver plating is fully intact and polishes brightly to a clear and brilliant luster. The box shows scratches, corner bumps, and moderate wear to the exterior. The hinges operate as intended and the interior lining is clean and functional. Wear is commensurate for age and history of use so please regard the photos as they form a descriptive part of the listing. Included in this set are. 8 soup or place spoons. 8 salad or dessert forks. 10 dinner knives with Mirrorstele blades. 1 velvet lined wood flatware chest. All questions are welcome and encouraged to ensure complete satisfaction. Follow and favorite Winston & Company! Thank you for shopping with us!