Hon. President: Anthony Dove F.R.S.A.

Editor: Daniel Bexfield.Volume 14/02
Photography: Michael Golding.October/November 2003
Assistant: Robert Nevin.


Front Cover1
Spoonmakers' sources of supply - a review by Tim Kent4/5/6/7
Improving your spoons (part four) by Bill Gillham8
A souvenir purchased from a Georgian museum by Tony Dove9
A sheaf of arrows by Piers Percival10/11/12/13
Unascribed spoons 1690-1730 by Paul Dudley14
A Victorian silver 'shell' sifter spoon by Cathy Chivers15
3rd Silver Spoon Club members' meeting by Chris Bell19
Continental bowl lips by Gordon Stokes19
Review - Bonhams New Bond St, 25th July 200320/21/22
Review - Bonhams Scotland, 21st - 23rd August 200323/24/25/26
Review - Bonhams Scotland (continued).27/28/29
Review - Lyon & Turnbull Edinburgh, 20th August 200330/31
Results - club postal auction (19th September 2003)32
The Club Postal Auction33/34/35/36
The Club Postal Auction37/38/39/40
The Club Postal Auction41/42/43/44
The Club Postal Auction45/46/47
The Club Postal Auction48/49/50
Postal auction information51
The next postal auction - 16th January 200452
First Tuesday52
Back copies52
Yearly subscriptions52


See: Spoonmakers' sources of supply - a review by Tim Kent, page 4.
  • A Squirrel finial from a spoon made by Edes for Adrian Gilbert, dated 1596, inscribed with monogram 'AG' and 'Devon 1596'. The back of the bowl engraved with the Gilbert arms.
  • Picture courtesy of Tim Kent F.S.A.


  • The Finial, August/September 2003

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