3 Joseph Hall Teaspoon Albany NY 1781 Purchased Freedom
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3 Teaspoons marked "I HALL" which is the mark of JOSEPH HALL of Albany New York according to my reference book. The reference book is American Silversmiths And Ther Marks 1948 Edition by Stephen G. C. Ensko. Joseph Hall Purchased his Freedom according to the book. 1781. 1 spoon is 6 inches long has his mark in the middle of the handle. The other 2 spoons are about 5 3/4 inches long with his mark closer to the bowl. The spoons are dented , pock marked in the bowls (no metal breakage) . Small scratches in the sheen of the Coin Silver. Spoons age should be over 200 years according the the book. Total weight of the 3 spoons is 39.5 grams. If sold, will be shipped bubble wrapped in a padded envelop. Starting price $25.00 with shipping by US First Class of $3.75 which includes Delivery Confirmation tracking number. Thanks for looking ! --alben. WWas difficult to get decent picture of the I HALL mark. Thanks !