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    1893 Columbian World Expo Awarded Bronze Medal, Eglit-90. Brass, 75 mm, 204.4 gm. With the famous obverse by Saint-Gaudens and the reverse by Charles Barber. This medal was awarded to the WAYNE OIL TANK CO. The strike is somewhat blunt, with the designer's name quite faint at the rim and only partly legible. This appears to be a brass alloy, with a bright yellow appearance and notable strike softness, especially at the rims. Due to the blunt strike, visible wear, and unusual metal for this issue, we would call this net XF40 in terms of detail. With original metal box of issue, in rough shape and impossible to open.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2008
    17th-18th Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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