Joseph Seymour (Syracuse) "Wreath" Coin Youth Fork
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Measuring 6 1/4" long and weighing .8 T. oz., this coin silver youth fork is marked "D. Valentine" for the Syracuse, NY, retailer.
A slight variant of Joseph Seymour's mid 19th century "Wreath," also of Syracuse, it is stamped on the reverse with an "S" in a shield. This is no doubt an undocumented (at least in any of the major references) Seymour manufacturer's mark.
There is a feathered script "CCH" monogram on the front.
The condition is very good. Pattern detail remains well-defined and the tines are pointed and even, showing minimal wear in the form of light surface scratches.