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    Lot of Eight Sterling Silver Souvenir Spoons With California Gold Mining Designs, Circa 1899-1904. Each spoon's handle incorporates a detailed design, typically on the theme of a gold prospector or various mining tools. The spoons commemorate attractions San Francisco, Grants Pass, Oregon, Pike's Peak, the casino at Santa Cruz, California, Anchorage, Alaska, San Francisco, Colorado Springs, and a singularly beautiful example with an enameled prospector scene. All examples marked sterling and several with maker's symbols or pattern numbers. All examples with a nice tarnished patina, but are in otherwise excellent condition. The detail on several of these examples is extraordinary. From the estate of Houston collector Brent Burg.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2012
    11th-12th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 8
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