ANTIQUE Sterling SILVER SOUVENIR SPOON Rockford IL 1899

Offering a lovely ANTIQUE SILVER SOUVENIR SPOON of ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS . Marked "Sterling Pat. 1899" along with a tiny lion, anchor and some Gothic letter on the back of the handle, the bowl of the spoon has an engraved depiction of a building with "College Rockford, Ill", while the handle is embossed with florals front and back. The piece measures 6" total length x 1.25" wide, and weighs .8 oz.
CONDITION~~Light spots of tarnish around the bowl of the spoon. Engraving is distinct and crisp. Beautiful! Thank you.