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    A GROUP OF SIXTEEN AMERICAN COIN SILVER LUNCHEON KNIVES
    Albert Coles & Co., New York, New York and Mead & Adriance, St. Louis, Missouri, circa 1850
    Marks: (eagle), A over C, (profile), (kiln), M over A, (hammering arm)
    7-7/8 inches long (20.0 cm)
    29.7 ounces (gross)

    PROVENANCE:
    The Jean and Graham Devoe Williford Charitable Trust

    The knives of similar threaded design, with five examples by Albert Coles and eleven examples by Mead & Adriance, all with silver plated blades.


    Condition Report*:

    surface scratching and denting, corrosion to blades.

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    November, 2009
    10th Tuesday
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