World's Fair Auction

Closing February 6th, 2024

Auction # 44 Closing Tuesday - February 6th, 2024 at 10:00 PM EST
Catalog Lot 16

Auction Local Time: Apr 15, 2024 07:30:34 EDT

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1893 World's Columbian Exposition
Silk Ribbon on the original paper backing. The ribbon pictures the "Landing of Columbus Oct 12th 1492" above American Flags with an eagle perched on them. In small letters at the bottom is "and the Star Spangled Banner", "O long may it wave Oer the Land of the Free And the Home of the Brave". At top is "1492", "1892", "400th Anniversary", "In Commemoration of the Discovery of America 1492". The colors are red, blue, black and yellow. The paper backing is marked "Souvenir of Discovery of America and World's Columbian Exposition", "Woven in Pure Silk." Size: Ribbon is 8" high by 2 1/2" wide. The paper backing is 12" long by 3 1/16" wide. Condition: Excellent, there is a little paper loss from the upper left corner of the backing.

Winning Bid: $ 80

Estimate: $ 100 - $ 150

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