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Three items from Detroit's Hotel Ponchartrain: souvenir spoon, a glass paperweight, and a stamped metal change holder

Detroit (1907-1909 spoo Spoon: 4.5", image of the hotel in the bowl (pre 1909-1910 construction), hotel shield on both sides of the handle with "Ponchartrain" on one side and "Detroit" on the other, light wear and scratches, attractive. Paperweight: A.C. Bosselman & Co., New York, 3 x 3 x 1", scratches, image has one small chip, on reverse paper has abrasions, chipping and scratches else very good. Change holder: stamped nickel silver, 1.25 x 1.25", opens up like a book, stamped with the hotel's name & crest on the front, light wear & rubbing else very good. The elegant hotel Pontchartrain on the corner of Cadillac and Griswold opened in 1907. Designed by George T. Mason, who also designed the later addition 1909-1910. Detroit was booming, more modern and updated hotels were being built nearby and the Hotel Ponchartrain suffered badly. It closed in January of 1920. It was demolished and replaced by a 25 story office building designed by Albert Kahn and called the First National Building which still stands today. Sold as a lot.


Book Id: 99-3342

Price: $65.00

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