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Teaspoon, USS San Diego, #2017-008-011

A decorated silver-plated teaspoon. There is partially legible writing stamped on the back of the handle that reads “… R WALLACE” and “USN”.
Title: Teaspoon, USS San Diego, #2017-008-011
Caption: Decorated silver-plated teaspoon from the WWI-era armored cruiser USS San Diego (Armored Cruiser No. 6).
Description: A silver-plated teaspoon in the “Kings Pattern” manufactured by Wallace Silversmiths, Inc., recovered from USS San Diego (Armored Cruiser No. 6). This particular pattern was adopted by the Navy in the 1880s and was in production through the 1960s.
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