1893 Worlds Fair Chicago Columbian Exposition Spoon Set

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  • Item Category: Metals
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Oct 16, 2009
  • Channel: Auction House
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I am offering a vintage 1893 World's Fair Silver Plate Decorative Spoon Set. The set of spoons is being sold as found with box unknown to be a mate with the spoons. Box is marked "Simpson, Hall, Miller & Co. International Silver Co. Successor" and reads Sterling. Box measures 6-1/2" x 6-1/2". All of the spoons feature a very nice matching feather or leaf design on the front of the handle and are engraved with the words "Leonard Mfg. Co. AI." on the back. The landscape of a different building is shown on each spoon. The buildings are: Transportation Building, Women's Building, Manufacturers & Liberal Arts, Horticultural Building, Fisheries Building, and Machinery Hall. The spoons are in very good condition, could be cleaned. Box is in good condition showing some wear around the edges. Ink writing on the back of box reads "1939 N.Y. World's Fair" which is a misprint since these building were part of the
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