Souvenir Spoon- Sterling Silver Ocean Park, California Bathhouse Ca. 1905 For Sale
STERLING SILVER SOUVENIR SPOON
Ocean Park, California Ca. 1905
~ITEM DESCRIPTION~ Here is a great collectible sterling silver souvenir spoon with an unusual theme, from Ocean Park, CA, over 100 years old.-
The spoon is "5-o'clock" spoon size, 4-1/2" long. The spoon is stamped "STERLING" on the back of the handle, along with the maker's mark "Jos. Mayer & Bros," a company that made sterling silverware for a very short time right at the beginning of the 20th century.. The design in the bowl and handles is in raised lettering and design (probably cast), with the name "BATH HOUSE" and "OCEAN PARK, CAL" surrounding a raised picture of the Bath House in the center of the bowl. The front of the handle has raised scenes including the state seal (with "Eureka" on it);Mawona, which I think is the giant redwood with a tunnel through it; a pennant with a bear on it, the state name, and a few other little hard to identify things. . The back has the Los Angeles Courthouse; Carmel Mission, and "Gold Discovered Sutter's Mill", What more could you want short of a bust of Arnold Schwarzenegger.
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~CONDITION~ Fine. No damage I can see, Shows signs of slight use on the silver. Has a natural dark patina, can easily be cleaned if you wish.
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