American, mid 19th century, fiddle and thread handles, marks for "J.E. Spears" (James E. Spear, Charleston, South Carolina, working 1846-1871), monogram removed with new monogram, 12.12 oz. T., 8-1/4 in.,. Condition: wear and loss to tines. Provenance: Brunk Auctions, January, 2009, lot 297; Collection of Anne McPherson and the Late John Bivins, Jr.