Vintage Cora "10 Year Gold Cash Prices London" Bar Glasses, Tumblers Set Of 5 For Sale
This sale is for 5 glass tumblers that are very unique made by Cora. They have a ten year span of gold prices from 1969 to 1978. The front of the glasses say 10 YEAR GOLD PRICE LONDON. On 1 of the glasses this is worn completely off. The side of the glasses have a measuring bar that reads "dollars per oz" at the top and bottom. All around the glass is a bar graph depicting the highs and lows of gold prices over this 10 year span with explanations written around the glass in black. The years are around the top and bottom of the glass in 24 k gold leaf and the bar graphs are topped in gold leafing. There are spots on all of the glasses where the gold leafing is fading, but this does not take away from the uniqueness and beauty of these glasses. The "explanations" for the rise and fall of gold prices are as follows..
1969 / March 18, 1968 ; The U.S Treasury suspended gold sales and industry was forced into world markets for supplies. Previously, government stocks had been available to licensed users at the official $35 ounce price, in effect since 1934.
November 1969 thru April 1971 _ the price of gold varied between $35 and $40 dollars an ounce
May 8, 1972 The United States raised official price from $35 to $38 an ounce
Feburary 12, 1973 Official price was increased to $42.22 an ounce
December 31, 1974 U.S. Citizens permitted to own gold for the first time since 1934
Janurary 6, 1975 and June 30, 1975
U.S Treasury sold at two sales a total of 1,250,000 ounces
June 2, 1976 First sale by international monetary fund at which 780,000 ounces were sold at $126 an ounce.
October 30, 1978 The gold market hit a high of $242.75 an ounce.
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Vintage Cora "10 Year Gold Cash Prices London" Bar Glasses, Tumblers Set Of 5: $12