Produced in Wilmington, North Carolina. Circa Very Rare T. Brown Coin Silver Fork. Presentation Ladle with Large Bowl 4 in. The only one unmarked is the heart shaped spoon, but does say Concord on it.
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Silver Spoons were made in fairly large quantities and make up by far the greatest amount of surviving flatware of this period. Silver Forks are occasionally seen that date from the first quarter of the 19th century but it is not until the later 's with the introduction of die-stamped patterns that significant numbers were made and survived. Silver Knives are even rarer than the forks; mother-of-pearl and agate handled examples are sometimes found and die-stamped examples from the 's and later are found with both hollow and flat handles and silver blades some steel bladed examples were made but are extremely rare survivals. For later pieces please check our Place Flatware. A piece may be marked On Hold, Layaway, or Sold to designate its lack of availability.
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Q: Several decades ago, I collected coin silver flatware. I have pieces, including forks, a butter knife, different size scoops, teaspoons, tablespoons and serving pieces. Total weight is 9 pounds. The oldest piece is dated Jan. How do I sell the collection?