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[[File:ELD bowl.png|450px|thumbnail |<center>Bowl marked: “AVALON, SANTA CATALINA ISL CAL”<br>Rare view of Avalon Bay from west to east</center>]]
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CATALINA SOUVENIR SPOONS: E. L. DEACON JEWELRY CO., DENVER, CO
Eugene Deacon was a maker of souvenir spoons (1900-1912). Deacon spoons are marked: E.L.D. Sterling.
Manufacturer's bowl caption
- AVALON, SANTA CATALINA ISL CAL
An E.L. Deacon (ELD) California and miner's themed spoon appears in two variants, one with an applied overlay on the handle depicting a group of seals, and the other with a miner (lower left). The reverse (lower right) depicts a prospector. The usual ELD California miner's theme handle is also shown compared to the handle with the applied seals. [Harry Merrick]