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Fourteen pieces early coin and sterling silver flatware and eleven thimbles. Flatware includes 4 teaspoons and 2 forks with shaped fiddle tipt handles, marked Jones, Ball & Company (working Boston, circa 1850), the forks also marked PURE COIN, all monogrammed; 1 large table or serving spoon with fiddle tipt handle monogrammed H.L. Long, marked on back R.M. Long (working Buffalo, NY 1832-1837) in rectangle with arm & hammer, buffalo and eagle psuedohallmarks; 3 teaspoons with fiddletipt handles, monogrammed ASS with marks on back H & S (Hotchkiss & Schreuder, working Syracuse, NY 1857-1871); and 3 teaspoons with fiddle tipt handles, not monogrammed, marked on back for Wood & Hughes (working New York, late 19th c.), Sterling, Rich G. Tafel retailer. Flatware: 10.56 oz troy combined silver. Thimbles include 5 thimbles marked sterling (.82 oz troy) and six white metal thimbles, some possibly coin silver or early sterling, but not marked (.94 oz troy). All 19th century. Condition: Large tablespoon with dents to bowl and tip of bowl worn down. One Hotchkiss & Schreuder spoon has a small tear where bowl meets handle. One Wood & Hughes spoon with old repair to handle. All other pieces in very good condition with light scratches.