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Re: Souvenir Spoons

Postby dognose » Wed Dec 21, 2016 7:07 am

THE OMAHA SOUVENIR SPOON

The Omaha souvenir spoon was issued by Max Meyer & Bro. Co. of Omaha in 1891:

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Max Meyer & Bro. Co. - Omaha, Neb. - 1891

OMAHA SPOON

Omaha, Neb., although a comparatively new city, has had a remarkable growth, from a population of only 4,000 to 5,000 twenty years ago to 14,000 by the census of 1890. Where the city now stands was originally the hunting ground of the Omaha Indians, after whom the city was named. The aborigines of America being surrounded with an atmosphere of romance, it is natural that a souvenir spoon designed to commemorate the progressive city on the Mississippi, should embody some suggestions of its former inhabitants.

The design conceived by Max Meyer & Bro. Co., Omaha, Neb., for their souvenir spoon has as its principal feature the portrait in bas-relief of a celebrated Omaha Indian chief, “ White Eagle,” the last chief of the Omahas, whose bones have lain buried at Sulphur Springs in Omaha for the past forty years. The oldest inhabitants of the city, men who went there thirty years ago, remember the mound which was surrounded by a palisade of willow poles bound together with grapevines. Subsequently, immigrants used the stakes for firewood, and the mound has gradually worn away until it is now almost level with the ground. White Eagle was killed in a battle with the Pawnees ; he was brought home and buried in a sitting posture on his horse almost in sight of the place where he was born.

Being the last great chief of the Omahas, the Max Meyer & Bro. Co. thought it only fitting to perpetuate his memory. His profile is in bas-relief and shows the gorgeous head-dress of feathers ; below this are his bow and arrows, the emblems of Indian warfare, and further down, as a peace offering, the corn and maize which are so abundantly raised in Nebraska are shown. This spoon is made in tea, orange, sugar, ice-cream, and other sizes. It is a very artistic piece of work and commemorates the last chief of the Omaha Indians in an appropriate manner.


Source: The Jewelers' Circular and Horological Review - 9th December 1891

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Re: Souvenir Spoons

Postby dognose » Sat Dec 24, 2016 3:52 pm

THE COAL BREAKER SOUVENIR SPOON

The Coal Breaker souvenir spoon was issued by W.H. Mortimer of Pottsville, Pennsylvania in 1891:

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W.H. Mortimer - Pottsville, Pa. - 1891

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Re: Souvenir Spoons

Postby dognose » Mon Dec 26, 2016 2:15 pm

THE BALTIMORE SOUVENIR SPOON

The Baltimore souvenir spoon was issued by Justis & Armiger in 1891:

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Justis & Armiger - Baltimore - 1891

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Re: Souvenir Spoons

Postby dognose » Mon Jan 02, 2017 6:12 am

THE FILM STARS SOUVENIR SPOONS

The Film Stars souvenir spoons was issued by the Electricity Magazine Corporation in 1915:

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Electricity Magazine Corporation - Chicago - 1915

Early examples include: Earle Williams, Francis X. Bushman, Clara Kimball Young, Beverly Bayne, and Mary Fuller.

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Re: Souvenir Spoons

Postby dognose » Thu Jan 05, 2017 1:39 pm

THE PROGRESSIVE WHIST SOUVENIR SPOON

The Progressive Whist souvenir spoon was issued by Stone Brothers of 535, Broadway, New York in 1892:

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Stone Bros. - New York - 1892

'WHAT'S TRUMPS ?'

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Re: Souvenir Spoons

Postby dognose » Sun Jan 15, 2017 3:33 pm

THE THOMAS A. HENDRICKS SOUVENIR SPOON

The Thomas A. Hendricks souvenir spoon was issued by W.T. Marcy of 38, West Washington Street, Indianapolis, Indiana in 1892:

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W.T. Marcy - Indianapolis, Ind. - 1892

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Re: Souvenir Spoons

Postby dognose » Mon Jan 23, 2017 2:10 pm

THE LORD KITCHENER SOUVENIR SPOON

The Lord Kitchener souvenir spoon was issued by the Canadian Wm.A. Rogers, Limited in 1915:

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Canadian Wm.A. Rogers, Limited - Toronto - 1915

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Re: Souvenir Spoons

Postby Traintime » Thu Jan 26, 2017 3:33 pm

NEBRASKA SOUVENIR SPOON: Detail

Maker: Watson (undated c. 1915?)
Engraved: "Mr. K"

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Probable gold wash bowl originally.

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Re: Souvenir Spoons

Postby dognose » Wed Feb 08, 2017 6:39 am

THE INAUGURAL, PROSPERITY SOUVENIR SPOON

The Inaugural, Prosperity souvenir spoon was manufactured by Moore & Leding in 1897:

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Moore & Leding - Washington, D.C. - 1897

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Re: Souvenir Spoons

Postby dognose » Thu Apr 13, 2017 4:30 am

THE 60th YEAR OF QUEEN VICTORIA'S REIGN SOUVENIR SPOON

The 60th year of Queen Victoria's reign souvenir spoon was manufactured by Ahronsberg Brothers in 1897:

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A Bs - Birmingham - 1897 - Rd 288518

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Re: Souvenir Spoons

Postby dognose » Tue Apr 18, 2017 4:15 am

WORLD'S FAIR CHICAGO 1933 SOUVENIR SPOONS

World's Fair Chicago 1933 souvenir spoons by Wm. A. Rogers:

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Re: Souvenir Spoons

Postby dognose » Sun Apr 23, 2017 7:26 am

RECUERDO DE MEXICO SOUVENIR SPOON

Recuerdo de Mexico souvenir spoon by the Shepard Mfg. Co:

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See: http://www.925-1000.com/ax_shepardMC.html

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Re: Souvenir Spoons

Postby dognose » Mon Apr 24, 2017 3:27 am

THE MT. TOM SOUVENIR SPOON


Jewelers in Springfield, Holyoke and Northampton have formed a syndicate to make a souvenir spoon which is to be known as the Mt. Tom spoon. The syndicate paid $300 for the die and the spoon is a beauty. Starting at the tip of the spoon is a view of Dwight St., in Holyoke, which runs half way up the bowl. Then comes a representation of Mountain Park, with its pavilions. Running up the handle is an embossed electric line with cars and turnouts, representing the line from Mountain Park to Mt. Tom, and at the end of the handle is a picture of Mt. Tom itself.

Source: The Jewelers' Circular - 22th December 1897

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Re: Souvenir Spoons

Postby dognose » Sun May 14, 2017 5:50 am

GEORGE V - QUEEN MARY JUBILEE SOUVENIR SPOON

George V and Queen Mary Jubilee souvenir spoon by Barker Brothers Silver Ltd:

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B.B/S.Ld. - Birmingham - 1934

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Re: Souvenir Spoons

Postby dognose » Mon May 15, 2017 4:54 am

KENDAL SOUVENIR SPOON

A Kendal souvenir spoon by Deakin & Francis Ltd.:

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D&F - Birmingham - 1936

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Re: Souvenir Spoons

Postby dognose » Mon May 22, 2017 4:55 am

THE ECCLESIASTICAL OR ST. JOHN'S SPOON

The Ecclesiastical or St. John's spoon was manufactured by the George W. Shiebler Co. in 1892:

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George W. Shiebler Co. - New York - 1892

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Re: Souvenir Spoons

Postby dognose » Sun Jun 04, 2017 1:18 pm

JOHN O'GROATS SOUVENIR SPOON

A John O'Groats souvenir spoon by Arthur Fenwick Ltd:

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A·F - Birmingham - 1933

See: viewtopic.php?f=38&t=14729&p=88007&hilit=fenwick#p88007

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Re: Souvenir Spoons

Postby dognose » Thu Jul 06, 2017 2:12 pm

THE GRANT MEMORIAL SOUVENIR SPOON


The Grant Memorial souvenir spoon was issued by Charles Casper, Union Square, New York in 1892:

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Chas. Casper - New York - 1892

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Re: Souvenir Spoons

Postby dognose » Tue Jul 11, 2017 3:06 am

THE ROCK RIVER SEMINARY SOUVENIR SPOON


The Rock River Seminary souvenir spoon was issued by H.E. Newcomer, Mount Morris, Illinois:

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H.E. Newcomer - Mount Morris, Ill. - 1900

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Re: Souvenir Spoons

Postby dognose » Sat Jul 29, 2017 12:06 pm

THE ALLIGATOR SOUVENIR SPOON OF FLORIDA

The Alligator souvenir spoon of Florida was manufactured by the Alvin Mfg. Co.:

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Alvin Mfg. Co. - New York - 1911

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