American coin silver serving spoon, Fiddlethread, Wm F Ladd, NY,NY
This serving spoon is 8 7/8". It's in good condition and heavy weighing almost 2 Tr Oz. It is marked "Wm. F. Ladd" and additionally "Sterling". It was probably made by William Gale who made Sterling early. The weight also lends credence to the William Gale attribution. Ca 1855/60.