Nice Variety Old Vintage ITALY Souvenir Spoon Lot of 22
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Sold Date: 08/13/2008
Channel: Online Auction
I always have a lot of good silver listed at low opening bids and low shipping, so please check out my other auctions! I am always happy to combine shipping on multiple wins to save you money. We ship within 24 hours of confirmed payment. Should you win more than one lot, please wait to pay until I send you an invoice with reduced shipping.This is a very nice lot of twenty-two vintage souvenir spoons from Italy. I have other good spoon lots listed now, too, from other places. T are no solid silver spoons in this lot to my knowledge, but t are many brass, some are silverplated, and t are other metals, too. T are some very nice spoons included. They will all arrive clean, but some may need more polishing, if desired. Please look at the photos and read the description carefully. They are all between about 3-3/4" and the longest one on the left is about 7" long. They are all in good condition, but a few have somewhat worn finishes, and that will be noted below. In no particular order: Enamel bowl spoon from Naples, some enamel damage near the handle, otherwise fine; Silverplate with gondola on top and "Venezia" (Venice); f our different brass and plated spoons with a Florence crest. These spoons like this were made in large numbers in the mid-1900's for the tourist trade. They were made to look old and imperfect, so please keep this in mind with this type of spoon; Very nice spoon with a porcelain "Roma" Colosseum crest; Three different statue-topped brass spoons stamped Italy; Very nice, well-made spoon with a figural Lion of St. Mark (Venice) on top; Brass spoon with a fully figural horse on top, the symbol of Naples, stamped "Italy" in the bowl;. 7. Silverplated spoon with a Milano (Milan) crest, worn; Old spoon with a Statue of David crest and "Firenze", worn; Shovel spoon with figural goat on top, often the symbol of Capri, and also one with a regular bowl that does say Capri; two silverplated similar spoons, one with an Italy crest and one with a Vatican crest; two brass spoons with rampant lions; spoon with the legendary founders of Rome, Romulus and Remus on top; very nice spoon with a Sorrento crest. PLEASE EMAIL ANY QUESTIONS! RETURN POLICY: If, for any reason, you are unhappy with an item you have won from me, I have a no-questions-asked full refund policy. If you find you have a problem with an item you won from me, please do not assume that I am trying to misrepresent an item; I would never do that! I am only human and do make mistakes occasionally. In the case of items with more than one piece, the entire item must be returned within 14 days in good condition, no partial lots accepted. I'll be happy to combine shipping on multiple purchases! Shipping within the US is $5.00 Priority Mail shipped in a box, insurance recommended. Shipping by airmail to everyw else is $11.95 for International Priority, except to Canada, which is $9.95, actual shipping. Insurance may not be available to some locations. This one is too heavy for First Class International.
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