13 AMERICAN COLONY SPOONS
1776 - 1976
1976 Was the 200th celebration of the events which formed
the United States of America.
There were a lot of celebrations, parades, and other types of events.
A number of firms capitalized on the celebration and created mementos
of various types.
International Silver created this set of 13 spoons to honor each of the
This set was donated to the Spoon Museum by the estate of William L.
These spoons are silver plated and are readily available to collectors
as a group of 13 or on an individual basis.
They are not rare nor valuable, but they are interesting.
The original documentation accompanies this set. The documentation is
also commonly available for an added cost.
The thirteen spoons surrounding the original documentation booklet.
The other pages of the booklet describe each individual spoon.
The fiddle back style of the handle is similar to that which would be
found on silver spoons of the 1776 era.
Map of the 13 colonies which accompanied the booklet.
Note the cute little mermaid in the ocean
The bowl of each spoon has the state symbol
The finial has an image of the American eagle with the date the colony
joined the union in a scroll below
The handle has the name of the state (colony)
These spoons are often sold in a spoon rack. A number of varieties of
spoon racks are available
The back of the finial on each spoon has a crossed flag symbol
These spoons are often found in a tarnished state (as was this set),
but with careful cleaning it can be restored to its original beauty
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