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All Items : Silver : Souvenir Spoons : Pre 1920 item #1393105 (stock #3728f)
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A full size teaspoon measuring 5 9/16" long and weighing approximately .8 T. oz., this early 20th century spoon is marked with the "crossed pick and shovel over Co." mark of Joseph Mayer & Co., Seattle, as well as "Sterling."

It is a souvenir piece, reading "Hawaii" set vertically in raised lettering on the lower portion of the handle.

The upper end portrays Honolulu's famous "Diamond Head" landmark, identified in words written on a diagonal banner alongside the portraiture...

All Items : Silver : Souvenir Spoons : Pre 1900 item #1390717 (stock #3689f)
Old Friends
$75.00
Larger than most examples of this piece, measuring 5 7/8" long and weighing an exceptionally heavy 1.7 T. oz., this circa 1895 spoon was made by Watson, whose pennant emblem and the word "Sterling" are imprinted on the reverse.

A souvenir item, the handle portrays a standing miner wearing boots and a hat, holding a chunk of ore in his left hand and with his right hand leaning on a crow bar or such...

All Items : Silver : Souvenir Spoons : Pre 1910 item #1372178 (stock #3367f)
Old Friends
$34.00
This piece illustrates the once common practice of engraving standard line pieces with local historical features, and thus creating souvenir items.

In this case, the primary piece is a 5 7/8" long, approximately 1.0 T. oz., teaspoon in Reed & Barton's "Les Cinq Fleurs," which is a highly textured, Art Nouveau floral design...

All Items : Silver : Souvenir Spoons : Pre 1910 item #1357140 (stock #3074f)
Old Friends
$36.00
Featuring a finely rendered portraiture of a Native American in a squatting position, this souvenir item is unusual in that it is a citrus spoon rather than the typical teaspoon.

Made by Durgin, whose "D" emblem appears on the backside, along with "Sterling" and "Pat. Apd. For," it measures 6" long and weighs .8 T. oz...

 
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