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27132. [commemorative spoon] c. 1906. “Quonochontaug, Rhode Island Life Saving Station”

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27132. [commemorative spoon] c. 1906. “Quonochontaug, Rhode Island Life Saving Station”

27132. [commemorative spoon] c. 1906. Beautiful large commemorative spoon with a copper wash bears a detailed engraved image of the “Quonochontaug, Rhode Island Life Saving Station” on the dish. This finely detailed little piece shows a close view of the distinctive station with the crew and boat on the ramp. One boat is pictured in the boat doorway, another at water’s edge and one on the ramp with six figures maneuvering it. The handle is Paye and Baker’s 1900 raised relief Pattern “Daphne”. The back is marked “STERLING” and the trademark of Simmons & Baker, predecessor of Paye & Baker. The gold washed bowl is engraved “I.F.L. Dec. 25, 1906 (rare to have a date engraved.) Quonochontaug”. Measures 5 ¼” long and is in excellent condition. Nicely detailed little commemorative piece and an extremely rare and desirable location, commemorating this interesting life saving station. (VG+). $134 net.