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All six, yes that's 6 forks for one small pile of monies!!!
length 4 7/8", excellent condition, monogrammed "L.S.K. / Sept 15 on '91" on reverse of bowl, weight .58 oz. Troy.
This is an especially fine example of Gorham's casting work. The other items pictured above are sold.
8 3/4 inches, good weight, excellent condition, monogrammed "LES" (script, front).
A Puerto Rico coffee spoon, length five inches; weight .76 oz. Troy; with figural palm tree handle and Governor's Palace, San Juan, in bowl, marked only "sterling". A Jamaica teaspoon, length 5 3/8 inches, weight .69 oz. Troy, plain bowl, made by Caron Brothers, circa 1900.
gilt pear shaped bowl, monogrammed "LC" (script, reverse), excellent condition, length 4 1/8 inches, marked only Bigelow Kennard and "sterling" but looks to be Wood & Hughes.
square in section with applied cast floral ornament and wirework wrapping above the tines. 5 3/8 inches, no monogram, excellent condition, sculptural in execution.
Boston and Salem Massachusetts circa 1800, length 9 1/8 inches, slight tip wear but heavy and in fine overall condition, monogrammed "H" (obverse, script with flourishes).
probably Netherlands circa 1900, marked 830s, monogrammed "KH / 12 8 '96", excellent condition and as we say here in Boston, "it's a baaahgin".
length 7 inches, no monogram, some very slight wear to the high spots (please see second photo) but excellent overall condition and a rather tough item to find, these days.
length 6 1/2 inches, excellent condition, no monogram.
no monogram, fine condition, length 4 1/2 inches. A splendid little example of British Arts & Crafts silver, and with the dollar down in the doldrums our price probably amounts to no more than a few quid... Please see third photo for marks.
length 6 7/8 inches, monogrammed "T", fine condition, early mark (see fourth photo).
length 4 1/8 inches, upturned handle with front midrib and squared shoulders, as is so often the case with youth items the tines are a bit askew but otherwise in good condition, no monogram, unmarked.
length 5 7/8 inches, some slight wear to Sophia's nose but fine overall condition, retailed and designed by the late lamented Frank E. Davis company. Northampton, The Meadow City-- who knew??
length five inches, no monogram, excellent condition, weight .95 Troy ounces, please see third photo for mark. Rather a scarce piece in this pattern, and undoubtedly the cutest item on our entire website.
length 6 inches, weight .89 oz. Troy, no monogram, fine condition. For those whose knowledge of U.S. history is not encyclopedic, Hamlin was Vice President during Lincoln's first term, Governor of Maine, and held a host of other illustrious positions.
Readers of our little web page know that there's not much coin silver flatware here-- that is, pieces made between 1825 and 1868 in the good old U.S. of A. Why? Because most of it was thin, mass produced, and of inferior quality...
length 4 1/8 inches, excellent condition, no monogram.