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Three Samuel Bell coin silver teaspoons, downturned tip back fiddle handle, pointed fins, marks for Samuel Bell (1797-1881). Monogrammed "J R" Condition: overall very good condition with light scratches and small dents. Length 5 3/4".1.67 troy oz. Silversmith Samuel Bell was active in Knoxville from 1819-1852 and the mark on this spoon is similar to the mark illustrated in Benjamin Caldwell's "Tennessee Silversmiths", p. 33-34. Samuel Bell also served two terms asKnoxville's mayor from 1840-42 and 1844-46. In 1852, Bell moved to San Antonio, Texas and continued his vocation as a silversmith. (3 items)