World's Fair Auction

Auction # 32 Closing Tuesday - September 25th, 2018 at 10:00 PM EDT
Catalog Lot 33

Auction Local Time: Nov 18, 2018 16:34:10 EST

1893 World's Columbian Exposition
White Medal Eglit # 36A. Obverse: pictures "Columbus" and "Washington" at bottom, around the rim at top "Signing of the Declaration of Independence" with image of the signing. Eagle on shield between Columbus and Washington, center in ribbon "World's Columbian Exposition" "1892" "1893", "Chicago" at bottom. Reverse: "Discovery of America" around rim at top, with scene of landing "October 1492". At bottom pictures "Landing of the Pilgrims" "Dec. 1620". The updated Eglit book states this medal is silver, but I did not see any marking. The edge of the medal has "Boldenwerk & Co. Pat'd Oct. 7 1890" pressed into it. (Note: Eglit states this medal has a reeded edge, but this one has a smooth edge.) Size: 2 1/4" diameter. Condition: Extremely Fine with heavy toning overall.

Winning Bid: $ 32

Estimate: $ 50 - $ 75

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