1890's League Of American Wheelmen Bicycle Porcelain Enamel Pin O'hara Dial Co
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1890's League Of American Wheelmen Bicycle Porcelain Enamel Pin O'hara Dial Co:
Very Rare and Stunningly Beautiful, original, 1896 Porcelain Enamel, Bicycle Association Cycling Race / Meet Pin / Brooch for the Massachusetts Division of the League of American Wheelmen also known as the L.A.W. This fantastic, League of American Wheelmen Pinback Brooch is triangle shaped and measures approx. 7/8” by 3/4". The Brooch features a white, porcelain ground with simply amazingly beautiful color decoration. The Pin is made in the manner of the finely decorated, enamel porcelain faces seen on Pocket Watches of the period and it is signed on the reverse by the manufacturer - The O’Hara Dial Company of Waltham (makers of the highest quality, decorated enamel watch dials).
This stunningly beautiful Pin features a central image of the Trade-Mark logo of the L.A.W. - a bicycle wheel with a superimposed "pinwheel" made up of three feathered wings. This central image is surrounded by text in black letters that reads "Massachusetts Division / Springfield Meet / September 1,2,3, 1896". The Pin / Brooch was issued to commemorate the annual Massachusetts Division of the League of American Wheelman's western Massachusetts Meet held at Springfield, Massachusetts in September of 1896.
This exceptionally beautiful, 1896 League of American Wheelmen Bicycle Meet Brooch / Pin is in excellent condition with no cracks, breaks, chips or damage of any kind. The Pin retains its original, clasp type pinback.
A very rare and very beautiful, 1896 Porcelain Enamel, L.A.W. Annual Meet / Race Pinpack Brooch and a fantastic addition to any collection!!
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