Pointed-end handle, c1790 -- drop on bowl back, reverse tipt, feathered script mono AM with decorative flower on front (see closeup), one with engraved numeral 1 at tip of handle, second with the number 5. Length is 6". Both in near-mint condition.
Pointed-end handle, c1790 -- large and unusual oval drop with rib running through its center (see pic); reverse rib on back of handle, brightcut and roulette cartouche with feathered script mono JPA. Length is 15", round bowl is 4" in diameter, weight is 6-1/4 Troy oz. Condition is near-mint.
Long rattail on bowl back over Wynkoop's heart mark, still crisp after 300 year (see pic). Block mono is L over M (device) S on reverse. Length is 7-3/4". Overall condition is remarkably fine, no discernible wear at all.
Oval-end handle, 11-lobe shell drop on bowl back, light reverse rib, block mono H over W*R on front; 4-7/16" long. Four little pinpricks on back of bowl, otherwise condition is excellent. Mark and mono still crisp.
Brightcut and roulette work on upper arms, lower portion twisted; unique (?) pointed-end acorn nips decorated with roulette work (see pic); block mono S over D S in cartouche on bend; only 5-1/4" in length. Condition is mint throughout. Marked W (pellet) R on both arms.
Short front rib, c1775 -- long drop on bowl back, block mono A * B on reverse of handle, over the numeral 6 (meaning that it the 6th spoon in a set of 6 or more). Length is 8-1/8", with good weight. Condition is fine, no wear to bowl.
Deep and broad front ribs, c1760 -- 11-lobe shell drop on bowl back, shaded block mono I (device) T on reverse; 7-5/8" in length. Both spoons have a modest amount of tipwear. Both have excellent marks (as shown).
Double-molded drop on bowl back, long front rib, shaded block mono I (device) V (device) A over script 1682 on reverse; 8" in length. Oversized bowl with a few shallow bumps. No wear to speak of. It looks like VanDyke's mark may have been struck a second time, but not very well.
Pointed-end handles, c1790 -- large double-molded drop on bowl back (see pic), feathered script mono J C B on front; 9" in length. Weight is 3-1/2 Troy oz. One has light tipwear, the other in excellent condition. These spoons are said to have come from the Bradford family of Plymouth, Mass.
Austin worked first in Boston and then in Hartford. After 250 years, this pair is still in near-mint condition. They have a short front rib, with startingly crisp 11-lobe shell drops on the bowl backs. Mono on reverse of handle in block letters: L over W.A. Length is 7-7/8". Bowl tips unworn, excellent condition throughout.