2022-07 Raynors HCA Auction
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 7/16/2022
Souvenir Spoon Commemorating his 1st inauguration, 6", with profile of Washington in the bowl, and on the back are his birth/death dates. Marked by M. W. Galt, Brother & Company. Gold toning is 80% present. c1889 Designed and trademarked in 1889 by M. W. Galt, Brother & Company, a Washington, D.C. jeweler, and produced by Galt & Davis, a Philadelphia silver manufacturer, this George Washington spoon is generally believed to be one of the earliest, and perhaps even the first, souvenir spoon produced in the United States. The likeness of George Washington was taken from a bust fashioned by the French neoclassical sculptor Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741-1828) from a life mask he made at Mount Vernon in 1785.
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America's First Souvenir Spoon

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Minimum Bid: $120.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $0.00
Estimate: $300 - $500
Auction closed on Saturday, July 16, 2022.
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