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Help with marks please

Hello,

Could you please help identify two marks - a fleur de lis and an eagle looking left - on the back of the handle of a Towle sterling serving spoon (date late 19th century I think)? (Please see pictures attached.) I’ve also seen the fleur de lis on other silver flatware pieces but cannot trace its origin, ditto the eagle.

Your suggestions much appreciated!

Regards, Ursula
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The “Encyclopedia of American Silver Manufacturers” by Dorothy Rainwater et al., revised 5th edition, page 255, shows a fleur-de-lis and eagle with the text “La Fayette Silverware”, in the Towle section. Hope this will give you a starting point for your search.

The “Encyclopedia of American Silver Manufacturers” by Dorothy Rainwater et al., revised 5th edition, page 255, shows a fleur-de-lis and eagle with the text “La Fayette Silverware”, in the Towle section. Hope this will give you a starting point for your search.

Thank you very much, Louise! Ursula