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We have some pieces of American Soda Fountain Co. Dessert cups, it have FXTRA 4482 in the bottom, we would like to find the meaning of this and to know value today of this cup.
Thank very much for your attention


This falls into an area of collectibles with which I have no expertise. Any value would relate to attractiveness to a collector and I don't participate in that market. I doubt there is much silver, if any, involved.

The number on the bottom probably is a model number. I don't know about "FXTRA".

Sorry I could not help.

Best wishes,


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