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AVRO Vulcan XH558 Pewter Tankard

AVRO Vulcan XH558 Pewter Tankard

£29.99

FIN020

In stock


AVRO Vulcan XH558 Pewter Tankard
Individually hand crafted in Sheffield, UK

Known to have ancient roots, pewter possesses a unique combination of qualities. It retains its sheen and is hard-wearing. Its no surprise that pewter has been in continuous use since the Bronze Age and is one of the worlds oldest manufacturing industries.

Each AVRO Vulcan XH558 pewter tankard has been handcrafted, one piece at a time, by the manufacturer in Sheffield, UK, the heart of the metalwork industry.

  • 1 pint capacity Pewter Tankard
  • Vulcan Planform design embossed on front
  • Ideal for engraving on reverse
  • Square handle
  • Bright polished finish
  • Supplied in gift box
  • Height: 115mm
  • Base diameter: 115mm
  • Weight approx: 250g

 


A touchmark appears on the base of the tankard and is your guarantee of authenticity, quality and craftsmanship. It consists of five symbols with the following meaning:

  • ARW the initials of the manufacturer’s founder, Arthur Richard Wentworth, who founded the company in 1949.
  • 92 the minimum percentage of tin, the fourth most precious metal.
  • EPU European Pewter Union membership.
  • ABPC the Association of British Pewter Craftsmen mark.
  • The two sheaves of arrows are part of the City of Sheffield coat of arms

 


Taking care of your Pewter Tankard

Your Pewter Tankard will retain its lustrous finish with the minimum of care:

  • If it has become dull, simply clean with a metal polish before you wash it
  • Always polish in straight lines for the best results.
  • Wash it by hand in hot soapy water and dry it with a soft cloth.