Help date spoon
Welcome guest, is this your first visit?
Results 1 to 4 of 4
Like Tree1Likes
  • 1 Post By tamrock

Thread: Help date spoon

« Prev Thread | Next Thread »
  1. #1
    Apr 2017
    Garrett's ace 250/ Garrett AT pro/ AT pro pointer
    389 times
    Metal Detecting

    Help date spoon

    Found pewter spoon handle wasn't deep about 3" it's got a mark on the back all I can make out is Jes and under that Britain but not sure I've tried cleaning it the best I can maybe somebody will recognize the hall mark and can give some info on it thanks. Click image for larger version. 

Name:	IMG_20180812_085444631_HDR.jpg 
Views:	26 
Size:	1.86 MB 
ID:	1621236Click image for larger version. 

Name:	IMG_20180812_085420013_BURST000_COVER.jpg 
Views:	30 
Size:	4.07 MB 
ID:	1621235Click image for larger version. 

Name:	IMG_20180812_085353087_HDR.jpg 
Views:	26 
Size:	3.66 MB 
ID:	1621234

  2. #2
    Mar 2018
    Todds Point, IL
    3881 times
    Metal Detecting
    Looks like it says Best Britannia with a crown. Gary

  3. #3
    Grant Brandenburg

    Jan 2013
    Bounty Hunter Tracker IV
    19981 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    I'm thinking best britannia is just one of the many names that are given to the alloy best known as nickel silver. As for the age I guess it's from the late 19th century to the early 20th. I base that on a spoon I found in a corner of a field behind where I live where the previous citizens of my town would dump their junk. Just about everything I find out there dates from the late 19th and early 20th century. The style and shape of this pattern of spoon have been reproduced about 400 years now, so the pattern and shape of an old spoon won't be the best indicator of its true age.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version. 

Name:	IMG_20180813_063257967.jpg 
Views:	12 
Size:	2.75 MB 
ID:	1621561  
    gunsil likes this.

  4. #4
    Charter Member

    Nov 2013
    XP Deus, F75Ltd., AT PRO, Garrett pointer
    63669 times
    Cache Hunting
    When you come to a fork in the road, take it.



Sponsored Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Similar Threads

  1. Can anyone help date this spoon
    By Misuraco in forum North America Colonial Time Period 1607-1800
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: Oct 25, 2017, 09:49 PM
  2. Can anyone help date this spoon
    By Misuraco in forum What Is It?
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: Jan 18, 2017, 08:27 PM
  3. so... how do you date a pewter spoon?
    By whithill in forum Today's Finds!
    Replies: 24
    Last Post: Aug 29, 2014, 12:04 PM
  4. How do i date a pewter spoon?
    By castletonking in forum What Is It?
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: Jul 11, 2011, 12:10 PM
  5. Help date this spoon
    By diggerfororo in forum What Is It?
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: Dec 28, 2007, 08:34 PM
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v4.3.0