These 6 3/8" sugar tongs are substantial and in nice condition, with no dents, bends, or breaks. Unfortunately they have been polished extensively and the pattern is somewhat worn. They are marked on both sides, but the mark is also worn. Ca 1830/35.
These 6 1/8" teaspoons are not perfect, but then they are 150+ years old. They have slight bowl wear and a few dents. The pattern is worn from polishing. There are no repairs or cracks. The mark is a head, G and a standing lion. Ca 1835.
These 5 7/8" teaspoons are in good condition. The bowls are good with only one pin prick dent and no tip wear. There are no bends or repairs. The pattern is good with polishing wear. Most of the basket cross hatching is gone, but the flowers have pretty good detail. It is marked "Geo A Hoyt" and a head, D, and eagle. Ca 1830/35.
This single teaspoon is 5 3/4 and double struck (front & back). It's in nice condition with a crisp pattern and 1 tiny bowl dent. It is marked "Bailey & Co" incuse very lightly (hence no picture of signature). Ca 1850/55.
These are heavy knives in nice condition and are 8". The pattern is the Philadelphia version of Bead, with a Fleur-de-Lis at the end. They are clearly marked with all of the Bailey marks on the blade. The monogram "MCR" is a later addition. Ca 1845/55.
These dessert forks are 7 1/8" and in nice condition. There is slight tine wear but not excessive. There are no dents or bends and the pattern is crisp. They all have the same monogram but different signatures. Two are marked John Stevenson of Pittsburg and the thirs is marked Wynn and Baldwin, whom I can't find but are probably from Pittsburg also. Ca 1850. The signatures are decernable but worn, hence no picture.
Single-struck pattern (only on one side), scalloped scimitar blade pierced with styllized birds and outline of fish with engraved scales and head; feathered script mono R M F on front; 12-1/4", mint condition.
Description: Upturned handle, shaped blade with elaborate engraving of scrolls and designs; feathered script mono M E L on front of handle; 11-1/2", excellent. NOTE: We have an extensive inventory of fiddlethread and welcome youor inquiry.