American Spoon Collectors
GREENSBORO, N.C., March, 2005 – The American Spoon Collectors will be holding their annual retreat at Replacements, Ltd. March 31st through April 3rd. Spooners from the United States and Canada are bringing prized collections of spoons to display and trade with fellow members. The hobby of collecting spoons , known as Spooning , began in 1890 when cities and states created souvenir spoons to promote tourism. Today collections include, states, state flowers, historic monuments and political leaders. This will be the ASC’s first trip to Greensboro and a rare opportunity to hold this retreat in a building that houses the world’s largest collection of tableware. For more information about your pattern call 1-800-REPLACE (1-800-737-5223) or visit the website at
About Replacements, Ltd.
Founded by Bob Page in 1981, Replacements, Ltd. carries the world’s largest selection of old and new china, crystal, silver, and collectibles. Their 425,000 square foot facilities house an inventory of over 250,000 patterns. Headquartered in Greensboro, NC, Replacements, Ltd. serves more than seven million customers worldwide.
Media Contact: Lisa Conklin
Public Relations Manager
(800) 737-5223, ext. 2552 or (336) 209-0951