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All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1960 item #1487921
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$325.00
An elegant sterling silver rollover jigger in Tiffany & Co.’s classic modernist “Cordis” pattern. Designed by Oscar Riedener in 1958, Cordis’ stark contemporary lines were something of an aesthetic departure for Tiffany. Riedener was a leading designer for Tiffany, most famous for his 1966 design of the Vince Lombardi Super Bowl Trophy. The jigger is designed to rest across the rim of cocktail shaker or glass. Once filled, the jigger can simply be tipped sideways, allowing the liquid to drop into the vessel without spills. The handle is marked “Tiffany & Co. Sterling.”
  • Origin: America, ca. 1960
  • Condition: excellent, no dings
  • Dimensions: 6” x 2-3/8” x 1-3/4”
  • Weight: 61.7 grams.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1970 item #1487919
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A modernist sterling silver graduated jigger by Tiffany marked off in half-ounce increments. This design, created in 1939 at the height of Tiffany’s Art Deco period, remained popular through the ensuing mid-century years. The bottom is marked “Tiffany & Co. Sterling” and has the date mark for 1955-65. The jigger is accompanied by its original Tiffany felt bag (with typical wear)
  • Origin: America, 1955-65
  • Condition: excellent, no dings
  • Dimensions: 1-13/16” tall x 2-1/4” diameter
  • Weight: 42.1 grams
  • All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1970 item #1487918
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    $360.00
    A vintage sterling silver figural jigger by Gorham, the sides marked off with enameled stoplights in green, yellow, and red, meant to signify “go,” “caution,” and “stop.” Each light corresponds to the 1, 2.5, and 3.5 ounce markings on the jigger’s bottom. The bottom is hallmarked by Gorham
    • Origin: America, ca. 1950
    • Condition: excellent, a couple of extra-small pinpoint dings on the bottom edge
    • Dimensions: 2-7/16”
    • Weight: 50.4 grams
    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1970 item #1485720
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    $335.00
    A vintage sterling silver vermouth dispenser in the form of a syringe by Gorham. These were called “Martini Spikes” when sold by Gorham in the 1960s. The functioning plunger allows vermouth to be drawn up into the syringe and then dispensed in precisely-calibrated medical dosages into your favorite cocktail. The syringe originally cost $10. The syringe is accompanied by an illustrated instruction card and the original fitted box.
    • Origin: America, 1967-70
    • Condition: excellent, no monograms or dings,two wear spots to the top outer surface of the box
    • Dimensions: 6-1/4” long
    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1900 item #1482016
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    $695.00
    A very good 19th century French silver tastevin (wine taster). This example is the in Burgundian style with repousse and engraved grape and leaf decoration around the bowl, rather than the more typical “perles” and fluted “godrons.” The handle, however, is in the classic style of two snakes grasping an apple symbolizing the Garden of Eden and the temptations of wine.The handle and the side of bowl are stamped with French 1st standard silver marks (950/1000 pure silver) and an unidentified maker’s mark.
    • Origin: France, probably Burgundy, ca 1890
    • Condition: excellent
    • Dimensions: 3-5/16” x 4-1/2” x 1-1/8”
    • Weight: 125.0 grams
    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1940 item #1476916
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    $495.00
    An elegant boxed set of gilt sterling silver demitasse spoons with fox head finials. Each spoon is stamped with the hallmark for William Suckling. Each is also stamped “Swaine & Adeney,” one of London’s most exclusive luxury goods shops for more than 270 years. The spoons are presented in their original velvet- and silk-lined fitted case. An extra spoon, apparently from a second box, is included.
    • Origin: Birmingham, England, 1938
    • Condition: excellent, gilding intact; box shows typical wear
    • Dimensions: spoons, 3-13/16” long
    • Weight: 84.3 grams.
    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1960 item #1476625
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    A vintage sterling silver figural jigger by Gorham, the sides marked off with enameled stoplights in green, yellow, and red, meant to signify “go,” “caution,” and “stop.” Each light corresponds to the 1, 2=1/2, and 3-1/2 ounce markings on the jigger’s bottom. The bottom is hallmarked by Gorham
    • Origin: America, ca. 1950
    • Condition: excellent, two pinpoint dings on the bottom
    • Dimensions: 2-7/16”
    • Weight: 53.5 grams
    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1970 item #1470968
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    A vintage sterling silver vermouth dispenser in the form of a syringe by Gorham. These were called “Martini Spikes” when sold by Gorham in the 1960s. The functioning plunger allows vermouth to be drawn up into the syringe and then dispensed in precisely-calibrated medical dosages into your favorite cocktail. The syringe originally cost $10. The syringe is accompanied by an illustrated instruction card and the original fitted box.
    • Origin: America, 1967-70
    • Condition: excellent, no monograms or dings,two wear spots to the top outer surface of the box.
    • Dimensions: 6-1/4” long
    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1960 item #1470857
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    A vintage sterling silver figural jigger by Gorham, the sides marked off with enameled stoplights in green, yellow and red, meant to signify “go,” “caution,” and “stop.” Each light corresponds to the 1, 2-1/2 and 3-1/2 ounce markings on the jigger’s bottom. The bottom is hallmarked by Gorham.
    • Origin: America, ca. 1950
    • Condition: excellent, except the ounce markings on the bottom ar worn and faint
    • Dimensions: 2-7/16” tall
    • Weight: 55.5 grams
    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1970 item #1470850
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    A vintage sterling silver vermouth dispenser in the form of a syringe by Gorham. These were called “Martini Spikes” when sold by Gorham in the 1960s. The functioning plunger allows vermouth to be drawn up into the syringe and then dispensed in precisely-calibrated medical dosages into your favorite cocktail. The syringe originally cost $10. The syringe is accompanied by an illustrated instruction card and the original fitted box.
    • Origin: America, 1967-70
    • Condition: excellent, no monograms or dings, slight wear to outer surface of the box.
    • Dimensions: 6-1/4” long
    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1960 item #1469828
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    $225.00
    Silver mounted agate sculpture in the form of a Kiwi or a similar bird. The silver is well worked and complements the rich brown shadings of the agate. The silver mountings are marked "P. Rata 833".
    • Origin: Portugal, 1950
    • Condition: excellent, some natural pitting in the stone
    • Dimensions: 2-1/4" tall
    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1940 item #1464125
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    $235.00
    A classic figural sterling silver thimble jigger by Thomae & Co. The rim is engraved “Only A Thimble Full.” The interior retains a softly gilt surface. Several companies made variations of thimble jiggers, but those by Thomae are among the best because of their superior weight and workmanship.
    • Origin: America, ca. 1935
    • Condition: excellent, no dings or monograms
    • Dimensions: 2” tall
    • Weight: 35.6 grams
    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1980 item #1455784
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    $265.00
    Rare sterling silver ice tongs in Kirk’s popular “Old Maryland Plain” pattern. This pattern, designed in 1850, is one of the oldest patterns in Baltimore silver. Because it is so simple, it can appear both Colonial or contemporary, and works well with nearly any silver pattern. The tongs are marked with later 20th century Kirk hallmarks.

    Origin: America, ca 1980. Condition: excellent, no monogram. Size: 6-1/4” long. Weight: 84.5 grams.

    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1960 item #1455732
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    A classic sterling silver double jigger by Reed & Barton. Unlike most double jiggers, this style has the two bell-shaped measures joined directly at the middle rather than having a spacer, creating a more compact shape. The inside of one cup is hallmarked by Reed & Barton.
    • Origin: America, ca. 1955
    • Condition: excellent, no monograms or dings
    • Dimensions: 3-1/4” tall
    • Weight: 45.5 grams
    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1960 item #1455731
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    A classic bell-shaped sterling silver double jigger. The bell shape and rolled edges of the cups are reminiscent of “Revere” bowls that were in turn based on Colonial designs by Paul Revere. Stamped “Sterling.”
    • Origin: America, ca 1950
    • Condition: excellent, no dings or monograms
    • Height: 3-7/8”
    • Weight: 46.4 grams
    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1960 item #1455730
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    A classic mid-century bell-shaped sterling silver double jigger. This example is a little taller than some, lending a more elegant appearance. The neck is stamped “Web-Sterling.”
    • Origin: America, ca. 1960
    • Condition: excellent, no monograms or dings
    • Height: 4-3/8”
    • Weight: 49.2 grams
    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1980 item #1455639
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    A nice sterling silver graduated jigger (1 1/2 and 2 ounces), the bottom formed from a 1972-D (Denver mint) Eisenhower silver dollar. The coin has nice detail. Hallmarked by Wallace.
    • Origin: America, 1972
    • Condition: excellent, no dings or monograms
    • Dimensions: 2” tall
    • Weight: 40.5 grams
    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1940 item #1455638
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    A fine Art Deco 800 silver graduated jigger in an exaggerated flaring design. The sections measure 1, 1 1/2, and 2 1/2 ounces. The bottom is stamped for 800 silver and has an Italian mark used 1935-38 that was applied to finished silver goods already in the inventories of Italian jewelers and silversmiths.
    • Origin: Italy, ca 1930
    • Condition: excellent, no dings or monograms
    • Dimensions: 2 1/8” tall; 2 1/2” wide at rim
    • Weight: 36.0 grams
    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1970 item #1455637
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    A classic mid-century double-jigger in the form two inverted cones, one measuring 1oz and the other 1.5 oz. Marked “Sterling.”
    • Origin: America, ca 1960
    • Condition: excellent, no dings or monograms
    • Dimensions: 3 11/16” tall
    • Weight: 30.7 grams
    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1970 item #1455590
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    A vintage sterling silver vermouth dispenser in the form of a syringe by Gorham. These were called “Martini Spikes” when sold by Gorham in the 1960s. The functioning plunger allows vermouth to be drawn up into the syringe and then dispensed in precisely-calibrated medical dosages into your favorite cocktail. The syringe originally cost $10. The syringe is accompanied by an illustrated instruction card and the original fitted box.
    • Origin: America, 1967-70
    • Condition: excellent, no monograms or dings, typical scuffing and wear to outer surface of the box, bookbinding tape repair top box covering, discoloration to interior lining
    • Dimensions: 6-1/4” long
    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1970 item #1455588
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    A vintage sterling silver vermouth dispenser in the form of a syringe by Gorham. These were called “Martini Spikes” when sold by Gorham in the 1960s. The functioning plunger allows vermouth to be drawn up into the syringe and then dispensed in precisely-calibrated medical dosages into your favorite cocktail. The syringe originally cost $10. The syringe is accompanied by an illustrated instruction card and the original fitted box.
    • Origin: America, 1967-70
    • Condition: excellent, no monograms or dings, typical scuffing to outer surface of the box, bookbinding tape repair at the box hinge
    • Dimensions: 6-1/4” long
    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1930 item #1455384
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    $595.00
    Two sets of English Art Deco sterling silver cocktail picks, the finials in the form of brightly enameled roosters. Each pick has unusual double tines that firmly hold olives, cherries, etc., and a hook on the back side that can rest on the edge of tall glass to keep them from sinking to the bottom. Each is hallmarked the silversmith Adolph Scott ("Amnora") and with the datemark for Birmingham, 1929. The picks are presented in their original fitted boxes.
    • Origin: England, 1929
    • Condition: excellent, no enamel damage, one pick missing, typical wear to fitted boxes
    • Dimensions: 3-3/8" long
    • Weight: 28.3 grams
    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1930 item #1455354
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    A delightful and very rare set of 12 sterling silver cocktail picks with gilt Devil’s head finials presented in their original fitted box. The snarling devils come complete with horns! The picks are presented in their original velvet- and silk-lined fitted case. This is only the second set of Devil picks we’ve managed to find in over 20 years of dealing in vintage barware. Each is hallmarked by William Hutton & Sons, Ltd and has Birmingham date marks for 1928.
    • Origin: Birmingham, England, 1928
    • Condition: excellent, no bends, gilding completely intact, interior of case shows light wear
    • Dimensions: picks, 3-5/16” long
    • Weight: 53.8 grams
    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1960 item #1455353
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    A nice sterling silver double jigger, the bell-shaped cups joined by a spherical holder, by Graff, Washbourne and Dunn. This New York maker was known for the high quality of its smaller wares such as this. The company closed in 1961, but the generous weight of this jigger suggests an earlier date.
    • Origin: America, ca. 1950
    • Condition: excellent, no dings or monograms
    • Dimensions: 4-1/16” tall
    • Weight: 87.9 grams
    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1960 item #1455352
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    A sterling silver vermouth dispenser in the form of a watering can by Cartier. When tipped, the dispenser lightly sprinkles a drip or two of vermouth into the glass for the perfect martini. The bottom is marked “Sterling” and is signed “Cartier”. These watering cans were made for Cartier’s New York store.
    • Origin: America, ca. 1950
    • Condition: very good, a few tiny dings visible only in raking light
    • Dimensions: 3” tall
    • Weight: 52.0 grams
    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1970 item #1455339
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    A vintage sterling silver vermouth dispenser in the form of a syringe by Gorham. These were called “Martini Spikes” when sold by Gorham in the 1960s. The functioning plunger allows vermouth to be drawn up into the syringe and then dispensed in precisely-calibrated medical dosages into your favorite cocktail. The syringe originally cost $10. The syringe is accompanied by an illustrated instruction card and the original fitted box.
    • Origin: America, 1967-70
    • Condition: excellent, no monograms or dings, typical scuffing to outer surface of the box
    • Dimensions: 6-1/4” long
    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1960 item #1455336
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    A vintage sterling silver figural jigger by Gorham, the sides marked off with enameled stoplights in green, yellow and red, meant to signify “go,” “caution,” and “stop.” Each light corresponds to the 1, 2-1/2 and 3-1/2 ounce markings on the jigger’s bottom. The bottom is hallmarked by Gorham.
    • Origin: America, ca. 1950
    • Condition: excellent, one pinpoint underneath the bottom edge
    • Dimensions: 2-7/16” tall
    • Weight: 51.2 grams
    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1940 item #1455335
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    $235.00
    A classic figural sterling silver thimble jigger, the rim ornately engraved “Only A Thimble Full.” The workmanship is very good and the engraving among the nicest we’ve seen. Marked only “Sterling,” it was likely made by either Thomae or Webster.
    • Origin: America, 1935
    • Condition: excellent, no dings or monograms
    • Dimensions: 1-7/8” tall
    • Weight: 37.1 grams
    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1940 item #1454567
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    A very rare French first standard silver (950/1000 pure silver) tastevin, the bottom bearing the coat of arms of the Confrerie des Chevaliers du Tastevin. The arms depict St. Vincent, patron saint of winemakers. The body is further decorated with the traditional raised “perles” for highlighting the reflections in the wine and recessed “cupules” and elongated “godrons” intended to concentrate the color during the tasting process. The handle is worked in the snake motif traditional in Burgundian tastevins. The rim is stamped with the master silversmith’s mark for Emile Mémery & Henri Hours.

    The Confrerie was established in 1934 to promote the wines of Burgundy. Modeled on Medieval guilds, membership in the Confrerie is strictly controlled and is open only to sponsored candidates. A tastevin bearing the arms of the Confrerie could only have belonged to a member. Tastevins used by the Confrerie come in a few different variations (not all the members are wealthy and must make do with a silverplate taster), with the being the rarest and most prized. Known for their service to the elite of Burgundy, Alsace and Lorraine, Mémery & Hours were the preferred silversmiths to the Confrerie’s elite.
    • Origin: Lyon, France, ca 1935
    • Condition: excellent; sharp detail on the coat of arms; a minor ding on each of two “cupules”
    • Dimensions: 3-1/16” x 4” x 1”
    • Weight: 96.8 grams
    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1970 item #1441963
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    A vintage sterling silver vermouth dispenser in the form of a syringe by Gorham. These were called “Martini Spikes” when sold by Gorham in the 1960s. The functioning plunger allows vermouth to be drawn up into the syringe and then dispensed in precisely-calibrated medical dosages into your favorite cocktail. The syringe originally cost $10. The syringe is accompanied by an illustrated instruction card and the original fitted box.

    Origin: America, 1967-70. Condition: excellent, no monograms or dings. There are 2 small tears on the top of the box. Dimensions: 6-1/4” long. Weight: 2.3 gr.

    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1930 item #1434860
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    A classic Art Deco first standard (950/1000 pure) silver jigger by the Parisian silversmith Auguste Roustang. The tapered form is simply decorated with a series of increasingly narrower steps at the base for a streamline look. The rim is hallmarked by Roustang.
    • Origin: France, 1909-29
    • Condition: excellent, no dings
    • Dimensions: 1-15/16” tall
    • Weight: 34.9 grams
    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1970 item #1434858
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    A classic sterling silver jigger by Kirk & Son. The simple shape is accented with a gently flared lip and beautiful gilding. The bottom is stamped with the Kirk hallmark used from 1932.
    • Origin: America, ca 1960
    • Condition: excellent, no dings, gilding complete intact
    • Dimensions: 1-15/16” tall
    • Weight: 32.9 grams
    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1960 item #1434853
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    Vintage sterling silver figural jigger in the form of a jigger by Towle. The rim is engraved “Just a thimbleful.” Thimble jiggers became popular in the late Victorian era and remained so through the mid-20th century. The base is hallmarked by Towle.
    • Origin: America, ca. 1960
    • Condition: very good, a pinpoint ding on the side, just above the letter “s”
    • Dimension: 2” tall
    • Weight: 34.0 grams
    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1940 item #1434852
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    A classic figural sterling silver thimble jigger by Thomae & Co. The rim is engraved “Only A Thimble Full.” The interior retains its pale gilding. Several companies made variations of this jigger, but those by Thomae are among the best because of their superior weight and workmanship.
    • Origin: America, ca 1935
    • Condition: excellent, no dings or monograms
    • Dimensions: 2” tall
    • Weight: 42.4 grams
    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1940 item #1434563
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    A classic sterling silver handled jigger by Tiffany & Co. The simplicity of the design is relieved only by the slight flare at the rim and the curve of the handle, typical of Tiffany’s Deco designs. The bottom is stamped with Tiffany marks used 1907-47.
    • Origin: America, ca 1930
    • Condition: excellent, no dings or monograms
    • Dimensions: 2-1/16” tall
    • Weight: 63.5 grams
    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1960 item #1434554
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    A vintage sterling silver figural jigger by Gorham, the sides marked off with enameled stoplights in green, yellow and red, meant to signify “go,” “caution,” and “stop.” Each light corresponds to the 1, 2-1/2 and 3-1/2 ounce markings on the jigger’s bottom. The bottom is hallmarked by Gorham.
  • Origin: America, ca. 1950
  • Condition: excellent, no dings or monograms
  • Dimensions: 2-7/16” tall
  • Weight: 53.1 grams
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