World's Fair Auction

Auction # 32 Closing Tuesday - September 25th, 2018 at 10:00 PM EDT
Catalog Lot 36

Auction Local Time: Nov 20, 2018 12:13:42 EST

1893 World's Columbian Exposition
Aluminum medal, Eglit # 42. Issued in connection with the Fair. Obverse: Early pioneering scene of Chicago. A log cabin, etc. Outer band inscribed: "Chicago 1833 Area 1 sq. mile. Population 150 souls. Veni, Vidi, Vici.". Reverse: In center; "28 railroads center in Chicago over which 922 passenger trains arrive and depart daily, etc." Around edge: "Chicago 1893 Population 1,500,000 Area 176 Sq. Miles Souvenir of 60 year growth". Size: 1 3/4" diameter by 1/8" thick. Condition: Excellent with a few very light surface scratches.

Winning Bid: $ 34


Estimate: $ 50 - $ 75

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