SOLD! for $2,160.00.
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22 pieces of Bowling Green, Kentucky coin silver marked for James McClure, Philip Valenti, and W.C. Smith, including 1 knife and 1 shovel spoon, 23 items total. 1st-15th items: 3 tablespoons or serving spoons, 1 butter knife, and 11 teaspoons, all with fiddle swell handles with incuse mark MCCLURE & VALENTI for James McClure and Philip Valenti, in partnership c. 1867 (note teaspoons are of 3 different sizes ranging from 5 1/8" to 6"L). 16th-17th items: 2 Fiddle Tipt handled teaspoons stamped J MCCLURE in rectangle for James McClure, working Bowling Green 1840s-1881. 18th-22nd items: 2 dessert spoons, 2 teaspoons, and 1 shovel spoon, all with incuse marks W.C. SMITH BOWLING GREEN for Walter C. Smith, working Bowling Green circa 1846-circa 1858. Also includes 1 teaspoon with fiddle swell handle with incuse mark DUHME & CO for Duhme and Company (Cincinnati, 1842-1888). Ranging in size from 5 1/4" to 9" L. Combined weight: 15.93 oz troy. The Estate of Cora Jane Spiller, Bowling Green, Kentucky. Condition: Most items very good condition with some minor denting to bowls and scattered wear to tips of bowls. 1/2" tear to bowl on 1 McClure & Valenti tablespoon. 1 McClure & Valenti teaspoon has a repaired tear to bowl. 1 Smith teaspoon has a very deep 1/2" dent to bowl. Duhme & Co teaspoon with disposal damage to handle. Most with varying monograms.