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Coin Silver Spoons15 of 15Coin Silver Spoon: N. HawleyAmerican Coin Silver Serving Spoon - Charles A. Carpenter, Norwich, CT  1790-1807 Boston, MA 1807-c.1810
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Posted 3 years ago


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This is another coin silver spoon I found. I am unsure about the year again. It is nice with the hallmark:


Mongrammed PW in cursive.


  1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
    Hayes & Adriance
    Poughkeepsie, NY
    Active c1816 - 1826. Peter P. Hayes & John Adriance

    And here too:
    John Adriance
    Born: 10 Jan 1795, Poughkeepsie NY
    Marriage: Elizabeth Storm on 21 Jul 1840 in Poughkeepsie NY
    Died: 19 Apr 1873, Poughkeepsie NY

    Events in his life were:
    Apprenticed in 1809 to STORM & WILSON in Poughkeepsie NY
    He was a partner from 1814 to 1815 with Harry Cook in Poughkeepsie NY as ADRIANCE & COOK.
    He was a partner from 1816 to 1826 with Peter Perret Hayes in Poughkeepsie NY as HAYES & ADRIANCE.
    He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Poughkeepsie NY, listed as a manufacturer.
    (Silversmiths of Virginia, Cutten, George Barton)

  2. BHock45 BHock45, 3 years ago
    Thank you vetraio50. Would you say that the DOB is leaning toward the beginning of the 1816-1826 time period?
  3. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
    The style of monogram may give it away to an expert in US silver. Mind you a ten year period is not bad given that no date letters were used!
  4. BHock45 BHock45, 3 years ago
    Yes, I agree. I didn't realize it was only ten years... sorry. lol. Thanks and have a good night!

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