made and cased to commemorate the Coronation of Edward VIII, which
never took place.
of spoon, showing how the spline is joined to the bowl
of spoon bowl, showing marks, including Deakin & Francis
Jack F. Wilson
Jack died in 2009. But shortly before his death he gave me and the SCSC permission to reprint this article which was originally
published by ASCAS (ASSOCIATION OF SMALL COLLECTORS OF ANTIQUE SILVER )
FOWLER WILSON is a retired Episcopal priest living in the southeastern
United States in Alabama. His enthusiasm for collecting these spoons
comes from an appreciation of fine craftsmanship and British ancestry
on both sides of his family.