Category Archives: orange spoon

The Holmes & Edwards Silver Company

The Holmes & Edwards Silver Company was organized in 1882, with headquarters in Bridgeport, Connecticut.  The illustration below was taken from the 1893 Hurd Atlas and shows the company’s office and manufacturing facilities. But the roots of Holmes & Edwards … Continue reading

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Sunkist and the Orange Blossom Special

Just from looking at the designs on the handles of these three fruit spoons, you would think they were all manufactured by the same company: The pattern in the center appears to feature all oranges while the other two incorporate … Continue reading

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The Eating of the Orange…

I was recently browsing through the December 12, 1894 issue of “The Jewelers’ Circular and Horological Review” and came across an article entitled “The Eating of the Orange…Dainty Devices for the Proper Eating of this Delicious and Seasonable Fruit”.  The … Continue reading

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