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vintage german spoons
03-12-2017, 07:38 PM,
RE: vintage german spoons
(03-11-2017, 06:06 PM)Bucho Wrote: They are replicas made by Peter "Zander Pit" Taudor on personal request. Will try to bend the fin the other way and see what happens. Somebody should tell him. Wink

Hmm.  I would be happy to correspond with Zanderpitt on this issue.  I did find a 2010 german-language blog with a replica attributed to Zanderpitt that had the correct orientation.  Are your spoons are stamped/engraved "ZP" which Zanderpitt uses?

I have also seen one Danish-maker stamped copy with the incorrect orientation.  I have 3 speculations (beyond the scope of this blog) why this reversed-orientation may have occurred with some replicators.

Leidesdorff (Sweden) cataloged a copy, Tarpon-draget (with the correct orientation), in 1936 and 1946 (which I have photocopies of).  The Swedish auction site is a good source for those spoons, although only a few come up per yer.

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