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Twelve Vicksburg, Mississippi coin silver forks, all with incuse mark "Klein & Bro.", (John Alexander Klein, working Leesburg, Virginia circa 1833-1836, and Vicksburg, MS circa 1836 through at least the 1850s; mark used circa 1854). Includes six (7-3/4"L) forks and six (6-7/8"L) forks, all in the Fiddle and Thread pattern and monogram B.D. Also included is one additional fork of similar design, 7-5/8"L, marked only "coin" with monogram "Markham" which descended with the others. Combined total weight of all 13 forks: 21.30 oz troy. Provenance: the collection of John Montague, Memphis, Tenn. CONDITION: Two of the larger forks have some apparent ink staining to shafts (one on the top, the other on the bottom), some slight bends to some tines.