6 1776 1876 Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition Wooden Medals * Original Box Lid
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6 1776 1876 Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition Wooden Medals * Original Box Lid :
6 1776 1876 CENTENNIAL WOODEN MEDALS * Original Box Lid
This sale is for a set of six (6) large pressed walnut medallions from the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia. Each medal has very strong, crisp stamped images with text on the reverse. The obverse designs include:
The Main Building 3” diameter
Memorial Hall 3” diameter
George Washington, 2 3/8” diameter, shrinkage crack on reverse
Independence Hall, 2 3/8” diameter
Gen. Joseph Hawley, 2 3/8” diameter, President of Centennial, stain from 10 o’clock to 1 o’clock position near rim
Alfred Goshorn, 2 3/8” diameter, Director General of Centennial
The medals survived in their original slotted holder (water stained) along with the original box lid only. The box lid has a birds-eye view engraving on the underside but is water stained and the box flaps are split (2 detached & 1 missing). Please look at the photos and ask any questions. The set was made by the Philadelphia Ornamental Wood Company and the box lid is signed. See my other sales. Offered with
Terms and ConditionsAll items guaranteed as represented. All returns require e-mail notification within 3 days of receipt. Winning buyer pays 2 lb Priority postage for USA boxed shipment. No International orders on this item. Pennsylvania residents who do not have a resale tax license are required to pay 6% sales tax. Combined shipping is available to save you postage.. I package your items to withstand the rigors of USPS treatment – the small Handling fee covers a portion of the Delivery Confirmation tracking, packing materials, expenses, gasoline & labor. US shipments will include Delivery Confirmation.