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SILVER, GOLD and OTHER COLLECTIBLE ITEMS

BRAZIL
#111 Set of 6 small .900 (coin silver) coffee spoons with multicolor enamel shields on the handles1 for Belem Para (5 colors enamel), 1 for Brasilia (6 colors), 1 for Manaus (6 colors) and 3 for Sao Paulo (2 x 4 colors and 1 x 5 colors), 83 mm long, 16 mm wide bowl, 39.3 grams total weight
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$75
#112 .900 (coin silver) sugar spoon with 5 color enamel Coat of Arms of Brazil shield on the top of the handle, 100 mm long, round 30 mm in diameter bowl, 12.4 grams
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$25

CANADA
#113 Montreal, Sterling silver and 7 color enamel souvenir tea spoon, with enameled Crowned Montreal coat of arms CONCORDIA SALUS MONTREAL (Salvation through Harmony Montreal) on the handle and boat in the river with LACHINE RAPIDS above and MONTREAL in the bowl die, R.O. 1902 STERLING on the back of the handle, 137 mm long, 30 mm wide bowl, 27.1 grams
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$55
#114 Montreal, Sterling silver and 4 color enamel souvenir tea spoon, with enameled Crowned Montreal coat of arms CONCORDIA SALUS MONTREAL (Salvation through Harmony Montreal) on the handle and boat in the river with R&O STEAMER RAPIDS KING / SHOOTING THE RAPIDS / MONTREAL in 3 lines, STERLING REG. 1907 R.H. STERLING on the back of the handle, 127 mm long, 28 mm wide bowl, 19.3 grams
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$40
#115 Toronto, Sterling silver and 3 color enamel souvenir coffee spoon, with enameled Crowned Maple Leaf on the handle and CANADA in stem die vertically. TORONTO engraved on the bowl, STERLING and uncertain name of the company on the back of the handle, 92 mm long, 19 mm wide bowl, 6.3 grams
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$15

CHINA
#116 ND. Beautiful elaborately faceted crystal (leaded glass) snuff bottle with inside painting of pair of ducks swimming in beautiful Lilly pond with blooming lilies, dragonfly flying above, red glass stopper, 98 mm tall, 45 mm wide, very good condition.
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$50.00

COSTA RICA
#117 Set of 6 small silver coffee spoons all with 1924 25 centimos (.650 silver) coins as bowls and a coffee bean on the top of the handle, 41.0 grams total weight, no hallmarks, in custom made box
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$75
#118 Silver tea spoon with 1923 over 1918 un colon (.500 silver) coin as bowls and coffee beans with leaves on the top of the handle, 18.6 grams total weight, no hallmarks
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$35

GERMANY (Some items here do not have German hallmarks, but listed here because they are made in typical German 800 grade silver.
#119 City of Konstanz .800 silver commemorative sugar spoon with 4 colors enamel miniature on the crowned shield on the top of the handle, fancy design on the bowl and handle, ANTIKO 800 is in the die on the back of the handle 114 mm long, 32 mm wide bowl, 12.9 grams
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$25
#120 City of Konstanz .800 silver commemorative scallop shell shaped bowl sugar spoon with 3 colors enamel miniature on the shield on the top of the handle, fancy design on the bowl and handle, marked 800 and the maker’s mark on the back of the handle 118 mm long, 32 mm wide bowl, 13.7 grams
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$25
#121 After 1886, 2-piece meat carving set with beautiful Art Nouveau .800 silver handles and superior German steel blades. Not only the knife, but the fork as well is a dangerous sharp weapon, knife is 310 mm long and the fork is 270 mm with both handles 130 mm x 27 mm x 15 mm, Fork's handle at one point was re-attached.
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$125
#122 Beautiful .800 silver souse ladle with elaborately designed handle in marine theme with fish on the stem and sailboat in waives on the top of the handle, 188 mm long, 68 mm wide bowl, 52 grams
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$100
#123 Most likely Far Eastern, possibly Burmese or Thai very elaborately decorated bowl, 185 mm long, 93 mm wide and 55 mm tall, 108 grams
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$195

GREAT BRITAIN
#124 City of St. Albans commemorative Sterling teaspoon, with city Coat of Arms and logo on the top of the handle and hallmarks of John Millward Banks the city of Chester, unclear date on the back, 117 mm long, 27 mm wide bowl, 14.6 grams
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$30
#125 1905 Sheffield pair of solid Sterling silver salt and pepper shakers by Henry Wilkinson, fully hallmarked, 83 mm tall, 32 mm in diameter, 95.1 grams
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$195 pair
#126 Sheffield 1914 Sterling silver teaspoon, golf theme by Walker and Hall, full hallmarks on the back of the bowl, 125 mm long, 27 mm wide bowl, 17.1 grams
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$35
#127 Sheffield 1932 Sterling silver teaspoon, golf theme by Walker and Hall, full hallmarks on the back of the bowl, plus Rd 725803, 110 mm long, 22 mm wide bowl, 13.5 grams
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$30
#128 1971 small Sterling silver candy dish with Birmingham hallmarks by Charles S. Green & Co., number 6 punched after date and London / 1973 engraved on the bottom, 110 mm x 78 mm x 15 mm, 38.5 grams. Charles S. Green company of Birmingham was well known for high artistic merit of their product design mostly by Winifred Green, very talented artist and Charles’s wife.
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$80
#129 Wedgwood Jasperware blue and white Charles Dickens cameo on faceted crystal paperweight, 78 mm in diameter
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$30

GREECE
#130 .950 silver Exact Copy of Byzantine cross in wooden surrounding 145 mm x 100 mm, 102 grams overall with frame
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$95

ITALY
#131 Naples, not hallmarked, but tested as Sterling silver spoon with Napoli 1889 engraved on the outside of the 23 mm in diameter bowl, with high relief St. George slaying the dragon, very much in Benedetto Pistrucci British sovereign style on the inside of the bowl, with very elaborate handle with pricing horse on the top, 117 mm long, 14.1 grams
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$25
#132 Pisa, .800 silver coffee spoon with 6 color enamel view of Leaning Tower of Pisa on the crowned shield of the handle, 103 mm long, 21mm wide bowl, 8.3 grams
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$15
#133 Small square .800 silver pillbox with elaborate filigree work, a jasper (or cornelian) stone on the top and small corals on each side, hallmarked HANDMADE / ITALY / 800 inside the cover, 23 mm x 23 mm x 23 mm, with original Marshall Fields sales tag, 15.5 grams
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$35
#134 Small oval .800 silver pillbox with elaborate filigree work, cornelian stone on the top and small coral on opposite side, hallmarked 800 / AP / ITALY 800 inside the cover, 29 mm x 24 mm x 25 mm, from the same source as one above, but without Marshall Fields sales tag, 13.3 grams
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$30
#135 Hand carved wooden figurine of Madonna, 155 mm tall 50 mm wide, “Made in Italy” stamped in ink on the bottom
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$25

JAPAN
#136 ND, Old carved bamboo inro, utilizing very unusually shaped stem of bamboo with dark wood lid with sitting frog carved on it, Bamboo part of inro has floral carving all around, not signed, 145 mm tall, 73 mm wide and 45 mm thick.
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$250
#137 ND, Old brass, bronze, silver and gold smoking pipe in the shape of gourd with a bug crawling on the leaf of vine around the gourd, signed, 103 mm long, 17 mm at the widest, from a Chicago collector
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#138 ND, Sterling silver cylindrical inro, beautifully engraved all around, 925 punched on the bottom, not signed, 55 mm tall, 20 mm in diameter, 25.9 grams, from a Chicago collector.
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$55
#139 ND, netsuke of naked woman, not signed, but quite old 56 mm tall, 33 mm wide, with age appropriate craquelure, from a Chicago collector.
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$250
#140 ND, Wooden netsuke of a lying dog, not signed, well carved and old, 47 mm long, 23 mm tall, from a Chicago collector.
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$350
#141 ND, ojime of curled up rat, not signed, but quite old, approximately 23 mm tall, 20 mm wide, from a Chicago collector.
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$100
#142 ND, ojime of curled up dragon, not signed, but quite old, approximately 30 mm long, 12 mm wide, from a Chicago collector.
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$75
#143 ND, ojime of owl, not signed, but quite old, 30 mm tall, 17 mm wide, from a Chicago collector.
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$75
#144 ND, ojime of a sow, not signed, but quite old, 35 mm long, 17 mm tall, 10 mm wide, from a Chicago collector.
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$75

PORTUGAL
#145 Madeira, gorgeous Art Nouveau floral design handle souvenir spoon for Madeira’s famous Bullock-Car sleds. MADEIRA / bullock-car sled / BULLOCK-CAR engraved inside the bowl, Portuguese hallmarks on the back of the handle, 127 mm long, 25 mm wide bowl, 16.4 grams
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$30

RUSSIA
#146 ND, End of 19th century, .875 silver teaspoon marked with the maker’s mark and the assayer’s mark, but their location on the rounded handle, makes it somewhat uncertain, engraved with floral design on outer surface of the bowl with unfilled cartouche in the center, 136 mm long, 37 mm wide bowl, 13.8 grams
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$30
#147 Soviet period, filigreed pillbox with elaborate shaded enamel miniature of Magura, daughter of Slavic God Perun, 50 mm x 40 mm, a fine example of workmanship that is no longer done.
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$40
#148 Large porcelain figurine of Seating Polar Bear, by ЛФЗ (Лomoнocobckий Фapфopobый Зaboд), formerly, and now once again, Imperial Porcelain Factory in Oranienbaum (now Lomonosov) and former Leningrad Porcelain Factory, the first and the highest quality porcelain manufacturer in Russian Empire. Still in business with their expensive products offered at premium retail outfits throughout the world, approximately 12” x 7” and 11” tall, marked ЛФЗ monogram and MADE IN RUSSIA in red (1993-2002)
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$250
#149 Large porcelain figurine of Walking Polar Bear, by ЛФЗ(Лomoнocobckий Фapфopobый Зaboд), formerly, and now once again, Imperial Porcelain Factory in Oranienbaum (now Lomonosov) and former Leningrad Porcelain Factory, the first and the highest quality porcelain manufacturer in Russian Empire. Still in business with their expensive products offered at premium retail outfits throughout the world, approximately 17” x 4” and 10” tall, marked ЛФЗ monogram and MADE IN RUSSIA in red (1993-2002)
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$250
#150 Large porcelain figurine of Standing Moose, by ЛФЗ (Лomoнocobckий Фapфopobый Зaboд), formerly, and now once again, Imperial Porcelain Factory in Oranienbaum (now Lomonosov) and former Leningrad Porcelain Factory, the first and the highest quality porcelain manufacturer in Russian Empire. Still in business with their expensive products offered at premium retail outfits throughout the world, approximately 11” x 5” and 14” tall, marked ЛФЗ monogram and MADE IN RUSSIA in gray (1993-2002) and 1C number
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$250
#151 Medium size porcelain figurine of Standing Penguin by ЛФЗ (Лomoнocobckий Фapфopobый Зaboд), formerly, and now once again, Imperial Porcelain Factory in Oranienbaum (now Lomonosov) and former Leningrad Porcelain Factory, the first and the highest quality porcelain manufacturer in Russian Empire, approximately 4” x 3” and 6” tall, marked ЛФЗ monogram and number 1C in red (1993-2002)
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$50

SWEDEN
#152 1958 Large Lapland Sterling silver souvenir spoon by Persson Aktiebolag Co., with engraving of Native in traditional clothing and folk ornament on the handle and the running reindeer engrave in the bowl. All the Swedish hallmarks on the back, 165 mm long, 35 mm wide bowl, 33 grams
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$65
#153 Sterling silver coffee spoon with enameled Coat of Arms of Sweden in round shield on the handle, marked TH. MARTHINSEN STERLING / NORWAY and Swedish sterling hallmarks on the back. Crowned enameled with blue enamel Tre Kronor, Cherub’s head, SVERIGE and the cross on handle from top to bottom, 106 mm long, 21mm wide bowl, 9.3 grams
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$20

SWITZERLAND
#154 LUZERN, Hand carved wooden figurine of Crowned Madonna, holding the Child, very intricate carving 150 mm tall 50 mm wide, “Ant. Achermann / Kirchenbadart / LUZERN” stamped in ink on the bottom
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$45

UNITED STATES
#155 Highly important, very heavy Sterling silver presentation bowl with “November 12, 1956 / P / Governor and Mrs.’ G. Mennen Williams, stamped ERICSON / STERLING on the back, weighs 394 grams. Gerhard Mennen "Soapy" Williams (February 23, 1911 – February 2, 1988) was the 41 st Governor of Michigan, elected in 1948 and serving six two-year terms in office. He later served as Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs under President John F. Kenedy and Chief Justice of the Michigan Supreme Court. Williams was described by the Chicago Tribune as a political reformer, who "helped forge the alliance between Democrats, blacks and union voters in the late 1940s, that began a strong liberal tradition in Michigan."
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$800
#156 Silver bracelet with 5 English and 2 Irish coins, 1943. Most likely a GI stationed in Ireland put together a memento of his time there with English three pence 1912, 1932 and 1940, sixpence 1941 and 1943, one shilling 1940 and two Irish three pence 1942, total weight 24.5 grams
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#157 Cleveland, Ohio, Sterling silver souvenir tea spoon, PUBLIC SQUARE / city view / CLEVELAND OHIO in the die of the bowl, “PATENT”, hallmarks and “STERLING” on the back and initial engraved on the back of the handle. Gorgeous Art Nouveau design handle, 5.75” long 1.25” wide bowl, 27.8 grams
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$55
#158 Indianapolis, Indiana. Sterling silver souvenir tea spoon, SOLDIERS & SALORS MONUMENT INDIANAPOLIS IND. in 3 lines over the monument in the square in the die of the bowl, hallmarks of possibly Shepard Mfg. Co. of Melrose Highland, MA on the back. Gorgeous Art Nouveau design handle, 5.5” long 1.25” wide bowl, 20.3 grams
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#159 Minneapolis, Minnesota ca 1906, Court House, at present time known as Minneapolis City Hall and Hennepin County Courthouse (also known as the Municipal Building). Sterling silver souvenir tea spoon, COURT HOUSE MINNEAPOLIS over the image of the building engraved on the bowl, marked STERLING on the back of the handle and fancy small initial “G” engraved on the front of the handle, 5” long 1.125” wide bowl, 15.2 grams
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#160 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, very elaborate Sterling silver souvenir tea spoon, with Pittsburgh Coat of Arms as handle, FORT / crown / PITT above image of Bouquet Blockhouse and 1764 below in the die of the bowl. The handle connected to the bowl with cartouche surrounded by two Fleur de Lis and PENN written on it, PAT 1891 / F.P. ROBERTS & SONS / STERLING hallmarked on the back of the bowl, 5.5” long 1.25” wide bowl, 27.7 grams
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#161 St. Louis, Missouri, Sterling silver souvenir tea spoon, with UNION / STATION / view of the Station / ST. LOUIS in the die of the bowl. Mechanics Silver Co. STERLING hallmarks on the back of the bowl. Gorgeous Art Nouveau design handle, 5.25” long 1.125” wide bowl, 17.2 grams
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#162 San Diego, California, a lot of 2 Sterling silver souvenir tea and coffee spoons. Tea spoon is by Charles M. Robbins of Attleboro, MA, hallmarked on the back and STERLING, with view of the buildings cut-out on the handle with CALIFORNIA BLDG. on the ribbon below and SAN DIEGO vertically on the stem. “Lloyd” engraved on the back of the handle, 5.375” long 1” wide bowl, 13.2 grams. Coffee spoon is marked STERLING on the back and has Galleon San Salvador with CABRILOS SHIP engraved above it on the bowl and SAN DIEGO engraved on the handle, 3.875” long, 0.75” wide bowl, 8.2 grams
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$40 pair
#163 South Haven, Michigan, Sterling silver souvenir tea spoon, with big steamboat entering canal with a lighthouse on the end of the dock and CITY OF SOUTH HAVEN ENTERING HARBOR ABOVE IT in the die of the handle. SOUTH HAVEN vertically on the stem, Watson Company of Attleboro, MA, hallmarked on the back of the stem and STERLING. Aug 4-19 engraved on the back of the handle, 5.375” long 1” wide bowl, 14.2 grams
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$30
#164 Wausau, Wisconsin, Sterling silver souvenir tea spoon, with WAUSAU / -WIS- elaborately engraved on the bowl. R. Wallace and Sons hallmark and STERLING on the back of the stem, beautiful Art Nouveau design, 5.5” long 1.125” wide bowl, 17.2 grams
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$35
#165 Washington, DC, Sterling silver souvenir tea spoon, with CONGESSIONAL LIBRARY / building view / WASH D.C. engraved on the bowl. Elaborate floral design on the handle, Reed & Barton STERLING, S. DESIO hallmarks on the back of the stem, 5” long, 1” wide bowl, 17.6 grams
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$35
#166 Fancy Sterling silver and Turquoise designer South-Western style belt buckle, marked G / G / Sterling on the back, 2.375” x 2.125” 30.7 grams
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$60
#167 Gorgeous etched glass and Sterling silver compote, marked STERLING WHIGHTED and maker’s mark on the bottom 6.75” tall, 5.5” in diameter, total weight with glass and filling 516 grams
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$100
#168 Beautiful Sterling silver candy dish by Meriden Brittania Co. with sophisticated design, 1.5” tall and 5” in diameter, marked Meriden Brittania Co logo / STERLING / 606, 60.8 grams
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$125
#169 Very attractive Art Deco style Sterling silver candy dish by Baker-Manchester Mfg. Co. 1.375” tall, 5.25” in diameter, Baker-Manchester Mfg. Co. logo / STERLING / 0485 on the back, 62.4 grams
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$125
#170 Walt Disney, Mickey Mouse a Set of pendent and a pair of cufflinks 1 gram of pure gold with image of Mickey Mouse and ONE GRAM / .999 FINE / GOLD / c DISNEY on obverse, Mickey Mouse and MICKEY’S LUCK in circular legend on the top, set in 14 karat gold settings, 8.9 grams total weight, new
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$350
#171 Silver watch fob/seal of uncertain origin. Clearly marked on jumper ring and the loop, I was not able to identify the marks, tests as sterling, 55 mm tall 30 mm wide, 13 mm thick, 8.9 grams
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$20

Last updated 12/23/17
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