World's Fair Auction

Auction # 34 Closing Tuesday - June 25th, 2019 at 10:00 PM EDT
Catalog Lot 10

Auction Local Time: July 16, 2019 00:35:55 EDT

Lot 161 has more information added to description. Lot 6 has an additional photo of the back.

1876 Centennial Exposition
Wooden Medal with text and image in relief. Obverse: Around the top "1776 IN MEMORIAM 1876", with "MAIN BUILDING", "LENGTH 1880 Ft.", "WIDTH 464 FT." and "HEIGHT 70 FT." below. The image of the building is in relief in the center. Below is "GREAT INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION" with "PHILADELPHIA" at the bottom edge. There is a patent date under the left side of the building. Reverse: Around the edge is "THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE". In the center is "4TH OF JULY 1876", "EXHIBITION OPEN FROM MAY 10 TO NOV. 10 1876 FAIRMOUNT PARK PHILADELPHIA". At the bottom edge is "U.S. AMERICA". Size: 3" diameter by 1/4" thick rim. Condition: Excellent.

Winning Bid: $ 30

Estimate: $ 40 - $ 60

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