Goldberg Coins and Collectibles

Sale 105

Lot 410

Collection of 50 Antique Commemoratives Of Historic Bridges World Wide, Spanning Over 100 Years. A collection of antique/vintage commemoratives from historic bridges. There are over 30 beautiful medallions and medals here commemorating the opening of the George Washington Bridge, The Delaware Water Bridge, The Bayonne Bridge, Mount Hope Bridge, and many others dating as far back as the 1920s. A unique history of America's resourcefulness and engineering.
Also included is a fine collection of Sydney Harbor Bridge which began construction in 1923 and was completed in 1932.Collection of 12 items spans items from the 1930s to the 1960s and includes a very scarce March 19,1932 certificate of appreciation and service signed by the Lord Mayor Sir Samuel Walder and the chairman of the Grand Opening Celebrations, hand painted china including cup and saucer, vintage paper print of bridge in tin frame, paper weight, metal trays, vintage enamel and brass pins and a glass recreation. Also included are two pottery dishes commemorating The Forth Bridge now a World Heritage Site in Scotland built in the 1890s, vintage plate from the Great Causeway of Galveston in Texas, two small granite rounds from the Mackinac Bridge, and a vintage pin tray of the Arch Bridge in Vermont. Estimate Value $250 - UP

Realized $120

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