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vrfeldhaus

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iconnumber posted 09-06-2004 09:25 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for vrfeldhaus     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
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I recently acquired several spoons from an old aunt and need help with the makers and age. One spoon is marked:

    a lion facing right
    a "W"
    a lion facing left
    "STERLING" in an oval

I await a kind reply.

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FredZ

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Your spoon was made by the Wendell Manufacturing Co. of Chicago, Ill. They began making flatware in the late 1800s and stopped production in the first part of the 20th Century. Information gleaned from Rainwater's book on Silver Manufacturers.

Fred

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vrfeldhaus

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iconnumber posted 09-07-2004 08:18 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for vrfeldhaus     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thank you Fred-I am amazed at the knowledge possessed by the members of this forum!
Ron

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