Auction # 35 Closing Tuesday - October 22nd, 2019 at 10:00 PM EDT Catalog Lot 280
Auction Local Time: Nov 14, 2019 16:09:37 EST
1964 New York World's Fair Presentation Trophy, Sterling Silver official medallion of the New York World's Fair on a wood base with a brass plaque. The engraved metal tag on front of the base reads "World's Fair Corporation, Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority, Department of Parks, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, June 3rd, 1967", given out after the fair closed. The medal has the image of the Unisphere with the legend "Man's Achievements in an Expanding Universe", "New York World's Fair 1964-1965". On the reverse is the Seal of the City of New York with legend "The 300th Anniversary of the Founding of the City of New York 1964-1965". The edge of the medal is marked with a copyright statement and "Sterling", These display medals were given to many dignitaries on different days by the Fair Commission. Size: 4 7/8" wide by 4" tall by 1 1/2" deep. Condition: Excellent with a little tarnish.