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    EAST COAST METAL DETECTING

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    Need info on this spoon, Only one we know of so far is in the yale museum

    Hello everyone,
    Wife and I went out detecting. The wife dug a great find and we were looking for some more info on the spoon. There were only a few made of them 1911 night of templar. If you have any other info please post. thanks again Mike & Dot Eastcoast metal detecting.
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    Apr 2007
    Missouri
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    Re: Need info on this spoon, Only one we know of so far is in the yale museum

    Most definitly interesting.
    Have detector, Will Travel RJW

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    Keep on swingin'

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    Re: Need info on this spoon, Only one we know of so far is in the yale museum

    Hmmm..... That's definatly the most awesome spoon I have ever seen!

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    I Often Find Myself Killing Time Looking For What Time Has Killed!

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    Re: Need info on this spoon, Only one we know of so far is in the yale museum

    Sure has the signs of the Free Masons type stuff! Cool. Check this site out might help.
    http://www.phoenixmasonry.org/masoni...f_contents.htm
    Them Colonials​Can't Hide Nowhere Now!

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    Re: Need info on this spoon, Only one we know of so far is in the yale museum

    This design of spoon dates from about 1900. Its called a "Washington sword spoon" (Washington was of course a Mason). You'll find several original ones listed for sale with slightly different designs if you google "sword spoon". Nice spoon!
    johnnyi

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    I Often Find Myself Killing Time Looking For What Time Has Killed!

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    Re: Need info on this spoon, Only one we know of so far is in the yale museum

    Quote Originally Posted by johnnyi
    This design of spoon dates from about 1900. Its called a "Washington sword spoon" (Washington was of course a Mason). You'll find several original ones listed for sale with slightly different designs if you google "sword spoon". Nice spoon!
    Spoon man johnny, thats them good detective work once again buddy
    Them Colonials​Can't Hide Nowhere Now!

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    Re: Need info on this spoon, Only one we know of so far is in the yale museum

    very cool spoon thanks for sharing and hh
    Happy Hunting Everyone, may your swings be filled with beeps, and your scoops full of the treasures you seek!

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    Re: Need info on this spoon, Only one we know of so far is in the yale museum

    Sweet Spoon!!!
    There's one just like it on eBay http://cgi.ebay.com/Masonic-SWORD-St...mZ120489166161
    HH!!

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    seger98

    Re: Need info on this spoon, Only one we know of so far is in the yale museum

    Hummmmmm, Interesting.

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    Feb 2005
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    Re: Need info on this spoon, Only one we know of so far is in the yale museum

    That's a great silver spoon

    Congrats on that one

    HH Jer

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    Desert Rat

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    Re: Need info on this spoon, Only one we know of so far is in the yale museum

    Very ornate. and very nice! i bet someone was born with it in their mouth.
    "May the force be with you"

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    Re: Need info on this spoon, Only one we know of so far is in the yale museum

    very nice,i saw a spoon like this in the dupont mansion about 20yrs. ago

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    Re: Need info on this spoon, Only one we know of so far is in the yale museum

    Here is a few websites I use to Identify old eating utensils.

    http://www.1847rogers.com/patternsmain.html


    http://www.silverpattern.com/pattern...ilverplate.htm

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    Re: Need info on this spoon, Only one we know of so far is in the yale museum

    Wow, a great find. Thanks for sharing.....

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    May 2008
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    Re: Need info on this spoon, Only one we know of so far is in the yale museum

    Im guessing its silver right?

 

 
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