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103: Silver Spoon Hallmarked PR by PAUL REVERE, JR.

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Paul Revere Jr. Made Silver Spoon Hallmarked "REVERE"

(PAUL REVERE, JR.), (1734 - 1818), Famous American Silversmith of Boston, Patriot of the Revolutionary War Era Massachusetts, Son of Liberty who made the historic "Paul Revere's Ride" warning "The British are Coming!".
This is an original, authentic bright-cut, 4.5 inch long Silver Spoon, Handmade by Paul Revere, Jr., Hallmarked by him "REVERE," Choice Extremely Fine. This ornate styled, circa 1800 spoon, has a swag-form "Shell" design on the back of elongated oval bowls. It has a rounded, upturned handle, with a mid-rib on the front, and the letters, "B E J" also hand-engraved in block style letters on back of handle. It is hallmark stamped with the full and best design Paul Revere hallmark, "REVERE" in a rectangular enclosure located on the back side of the handle, as usual. This decorative coin silver spoon was made by America's most famous Revolutionary War Patriot-Silversmith, Paul Revere and has his most identifiable, full "REVERE" hallmark punch, that shows very clear.

Paul Revere, Jr. (1734-1818), the son of French Hugenot immigrant Apollos de Revoire (Anglicized to Paul Revere, Sr.). Though a prominent silversmith in his day, Revere is, of course, best remembered for his partriotic endeavors and his famed midnight ride.

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Estimate $10,000 – $15,000
Starting Bid $5,500
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