Interesting Rustic Advertising Combination Stirring and Measuring Spoon and Bottle Opener - image 1 of 16

Patented November 24, 1914, this clever antique combination stirring and measuring spoon and bottle opener was an advertising gimmick for the Orange City Furniture Store in Orange City, Iowa. Measuring 11 ¼” long, the handle has a bottle opener on it, and large bowl of the metal spoon was great for stirring large pots of soup or stew, but it also has graduated lines in the bowl that mark 2 tablespoons, 1 tablespoon, 1 teaspoon, and ½ teaspoon. There is a small spout for pouring the measured liquid out – pretty neat idea! Apparently the furniture store no longer exists, but this spoon is a great reminder of small-town living at the turn of the 20th century. There are some corrosion and minor dings on the bowl of the spoon, but the applied handle/bottle opener are in wonderful shape other than a little darkening of color.

This would be a wonderful addition to your advertising collection or to add to your country/farm kitchen. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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Interesting Rustic Advertising Combination Stirring and Measuring Spoon and Bottle Opener


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