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Samuel Crompton Centenary 1927 Silver Serving Spoon - Prestons, Bolton     Order Form     Request more information
Reference: S1591
Period: George V
Year: 1926
Silversmith: Cooper Brothers & Sons Ltd
Place: Sheffield
Price: $ 220.00
Weight: 98 grams
Dimensions: 22.0 cm
Condition: Excellent, perfect in every way.

Description: A very interesting commemorative silver serving spoon, celebrating the 100th anniversary of Samuel Crompton who died in 1827. Crompton was an inventor who invented the spinning mule, he is regarded as a pioneer of the British spinning industry, which contributed greatly to the industrial revolution. This is a lovely spoon, very good quality and weight, ideal for serving. The hallmarks are excellent, and are accompanied by a registration mark, Rd 727476, indicating the spoon design was registered at the patent office. The spoon is also stamped "Preston's Ltd". Prestons of Bolton is a jewellery store founded in 1869, it still exists today, and is regarded as the "Diamond Centre of the North". Crompton was born, lived and died in Bolton.
Samuel Crompton Centenary 1927 Silver Serving Spoon - Prestons, Bolton
Samuel Crompton Centenary 1927 silver spoon

Samuel Crompton Centenary 1927 Silver Serving Spoon - Prestons, Bolton
Samuel Crompton

Samuel Crompton Centenary 1927 Silver Serving Spoon - Prestons, Bolton
Prestons silver spoon

Samuel Crompton Centenary 1927 Silver Serving Spoon - Prestons, Bolton
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Samuel Crompton Centenary 1927 Silver Serving Spoon - Prestons, Bolton
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