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iconnumber posted 08-31-2003 12:06 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for jagray     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote

I have two serving and five tea spoons with Whitney & Hoyt stamped on them.

The serving spoons have four marks on them:

    the first, a walking lion

    second, is too worn to recognize

    third is the letter S

    fourth, what appears to be a man's head, facing right.

Any and all help with the identification of these pieces will be very much appreciated.

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iconnumber posted 09-02-2003 01:49 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for wev     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Whitney (Ebenezer) and Hoyt (Seymour) were in partnership 1827-1836 in New York City. The pseudo-hallmarks are typical of New York silver at the time.

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iconnumber posted 09-02-2003 03:07 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for jagray     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thank you so much for your help. It is greatly appreciated.

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