World's Fair Auction

Auction # 34 Closing Tuesday - June 25th, 2019 at 10:00 PM EDT
Catalog Lot 9

Auction Local Time: July 24, 2019 02:19:49 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 "GEN'L JOSEPH R. HAWLEY". Around the bottom "PRESIDENT U.S. INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION. In the center is his profile. There is a patent date under the bust. Reverse: Around the edge is "THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE" and "1876". In the center is "GREAT INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION FAIRMOUNT PARK PHILADELPHIA 4TH OF JULY". Size: 2 1/2" diameter by 1/4" thick rim. Condition: Extremely Fine only because there are 3 black spots on the obverse. The raised image and writing is Excellent or better.

Winning Bid: $ 26

Estimate: $ 25 - $ 40

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