Gladwin Ltd Silver Plated Cocktail Shaker

A 1920s or 1930s silver plated, English cocktail shaker with spout and original fittings. Second-hand.

What's for sale?

This is a silver plated cocktail shaker with tapered body and short spout. Both the lid and spout have their original cork and both are still in reasonable condition with a good fit. The chain that attaches the bung to the main body is intact and also looks to be original. They often go missing.

The spout has an internal strainer, while the the lid incorporates a mean-looking fruit reamer. 

Gladwin produced their silver plate in two finishes, Ambassador and Embassy. Embassy was the thinner plating, so the condition of this shaker suggests it hasn't been subjected to a lot of use: the silver plate is still in pretty good condition. 

Who made it?

It was made by Gladwin Ltd of Sheffield, England, possibly during the 1920s, but most likely the 1930s. Embassy is the grade of silver plating and 23509 is the pattern number. The underneath is stamped:

  • Gladwin Ltd
  • sheffield
  • Embassy
  • 23509
  • b

What condition is it in?

  • Second-hand
  • In good condition
  • The plating has some wear on the body
  • No dents or major scratches
  • All original parts are present

What are the measurements?

  • 21.5cm high
  • 12cm spout to handle
  • 596 grams

If you have questions or would like more detailed pictures, just send us an email to

Gladwin Ltd
silver plate
Stock ID:
1 in stock

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