Description

    A WHITING BRIGHT-CUT SILVER ICE CREAM HATCHET
    Whiting Manufacturing Company, New York, New York, circa 1880
    Marks: (W with griffin), STERLING, 11
    10-1/2 inches long (26.7 cm)
    5.0 ounces

    The shaped hatchet blade with chased floral decoration and having a medallion with two fish and a net, the handle with bright-cut geometric decoration; inscribed to blade To Mama Birthday 1881, and monogrammed ACS to handle terminal and B to verso.


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    With surface scraching commensurate with age and indicative of use.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2013
    14th Friday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 6
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