Antique Silver Lettuce Forkttuce Fork Antique silver lettuce forks are fun to collect and use. Now obsolete, the lettuce fork was once offered with flatware services to the health-conscious and nature-loving Victorians.

Fresh vegetables had become more readily available due to increased usage of the railroad and shipping industries. Victorian-era silver manufacturers were happy to oblige, and designed special utensils for each of the favorite foods at the time.

Lettuce forks generally measure approximately 7.5-8 inches long and are still very reasonably priced. The more popular patterns command higher prices but the less popular are still works of art. They are very useful for any number of foods and dishes today, and are sure to be appreciated and admired by both family and guests.

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