Three Coin Silver Spoons by Crosby & Brown Boston - For Sale
Three Coin Silver Spoons by Crosby & Brown Boston
For sale is a set of 3 coin silver spoons by Boston maker Crosby & Brown, circa 1849-1853. Approximately 8" long and all 3 total 135 grams or 4.35 troy ounces. Monogram on the back of each, T and 1851. According to Rainwater's book, in an 1856 report, Samuel T. Crosby succeeded Obadiah Rich in 1849. The early firms prior to the 1860s appear from their advertisements to have been manufacturers of silverware. They later became a general retail jeweler. These pieces have the mark of 1849-53. Very good condition.