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c. 1840 Set of 6 American Coin Silver Teaspoons, N. Roth Utica, NY w/ Orig. Box

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A wonderful American Coin Silver set of 6 teaspoons with the original box. 
Each spoon is monogrammed on the handle "MEP", and are of a lovely
fiddle shape. 
The back of each spoon is marked "Pure Coin" "N. Roth-Utica" and "NY".
Nelson Roth was a jeweler and silversmith in Utica, New York from 1837-1853 
These 6 spoons are set in the original brown leather box, with two swinging clasps to 
close the box. The inside is lined with blue silk.The underside of the lid reads 
Wendell & Hyman Chicago Illinois. 
Charles Wendell and Sigmund Hyman were jewelers and retailers in Chicago, IL. 1866-1875

Along with this set are two pieces of provenance from the original owner. 
The first reads:
To Ann 
A Merry Xmas,
from Pilla (?) Reynolds -
Dec - 25 - 1936
The second paper reads:
"Dear Ann,
These were mother's wedding teaspoons - in original case - April 11th 1871
She wanted you to have them - so with her love they arrive as a Xmas greeting -
in this her first Xmas in a land of peace, health & understanding - Lovingly,
Dolly Reynolds Giddings"

Approx. Dimensions:
Spoon Length: 5 7/8"
Spoon Width: 1 1/4"
Box Height: 1 1/2"
Box Width: 4 1/2"
Box Length: 6 3/4"

Tarnish from non use, small dents in bowls. 
Box has minor losses to the outer finish.
Please see all photos for complete description.

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