Item: Caddy Spoon Description: 'Trinity House Cap' Hallmark: London 2005
by Timothy Joseph Burtwell Dimensions: 50mm long; 29g weight
novelty silver sailor's cap mimics the famous jockey cap style of caddy
spoon and has a special significance for caddy spoon collectors. The spoon
was commissioned by the Society of Caddy Spoon Collectors to commemorate
the life of Captain John D Norie. John Norie was the founder of the Society and
wrote the primary reference book on the subject - "Caddy Spoons: An
Illustrated Guide". The nautical theme is appropriate as Norie was as
a navigational pilot for Trinity House during his working life.
This spoon has a good hefty feel in the hand and is in
excellent condition. It is engraved to the interior with "12 09
63" the date of the first meeting of the Society of Caddy Spoon
Collectors, "JDN" - Norie's initials and "12 09 02"
the date of Norie's passing. This spoon was one of a limited edition of 48
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