Souvenir collectible demitasse spoon from Tussaud's London Wax Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida features a raises replica of Big Ben in London and a detailed spoon bowl with St. Petersburg Beach, a likeness of the State of Florida with a large palm tree and grasses, with London Wax Museum spelled out down the length of the spoon handle. (c. 1963 - 1989)
On March 2nd, 1963, Tussaud's London Wax Museum opened its doors at 5505 Gulf Boulevard, St. Petersburg Beach. The museum was initially quite popular, and would eventually showcase more than 120 wax figures in elaborate scenes from history, entertainment, and in a rather gory chamber of horrors.
Jan 15th, 1989, turned out to be the museum's final day of operation. Plans had originally called for the museum building to be demolished to make room for the Bayside Village Market, where a new, relocated version of the museum was to be opened eventually alongside the retail stores. But a dispute with the local government over the size of the new museum's sign halted work on the relocation and the London Wax Museum never reopened.
This metal souvenir spoon has a pink cast (copper content) to both the front and back, and the back of the entire spoon is textured. This collectible souvenir demitasse spoon is the perfect special silverware or flatware piece to use as a tea spoon, a flavored coffee spoon, an expresso spoon, a cappuccino spoon and even hot chocolate spoon! Mint condition! This collectible souvenir demitasse spoon measures 3.5" in length, weighs .6 ounces and is marked on the back with GISH.
A1224 - Souvenir Collectible Demitasse Spoon Tussaud's LONDON WAX MUSEUM, St. Petersburg Beach, Florida
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