Historical and Art Medals, Numismatic Books (10 May 2007)

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Date of Auction: 10th May 2007

Sold for £320

Estimate: £250 - £300

Lancashire, Manchester Mechanical and Industrial Exhibition, Pomona Palace, a silver award medal by Elkington, two standing robed females with implements of art and sciences, cityscape in background, rev. arms and supporters, named (Awarded to Butterworth & Stephenson for their Combined Sewing & Marking Machine, 1875), 89mm (Allen Pt 4 [undated]). Very fine and a handsome medal, very rare in silver (£250-300)


Plate 1. This is believed to be the largest known British exhibition award medal in silver