Jun 02, 2012, 05:14 PM
spoon marked alaska..
today i found some table spoon with the only mark is the word alaska...they ring real nice any info...i left em in the truck so no pics yet....
Last edited by duffytrash; Jun 03, 2012 at 04:44 PM.
Jun 02, 2012, 05:19 PM
This isn't your first trip around Tnet..we need pics..lol j/k Duffy
Originally Posted by duffytrash
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Jun 03, 2012, 07:15 AM
Do you mean the backmark is Alaska? Waiting on pics.
Jun 03, 2012, 04:44 PM
Jun 03, 2012, 06:18 PM
Once upon a time "Alaska Silver" was a Sears & Roebuck's trade name for white metal flatware produced in the late 1800's and the early part of the 20th century. Since it has been illegal for many years to mark anything silver that does not contain a certain minimum amount of silver (I forget how much), I would guess these are a set of spoons sold by Sears, made from white metal, that postdate the days of their "Alaska Silver" marks. They had several markings over the years in their Alaska silverware. Here is a page from an 1897 sears catalog explaining the Alaska silverware-
1897 Sears Roebuck & Co. Catalogue - Skyhorse Publishing - Google Books
Last edited by diggummup; Jun 03, 2012 at 06:20 PM.
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