Catalog for Auction # 38 Closing Tuesday - March 2nd, 2021 at 10:00 PM EST
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Category: 1853 New York Crystal Palace (1 to 1)
The First World's Fair held in the United States. The New York Crystal Palace was located on 5th Avenue and 42nd Street, also known as Bryant Park.
Chocolate medal. Obverse: Seated Liberty with American Shield above "1853." Around the edge "In Unitate Nationum Scientia Artesque Florebunt" (In unity the science, arts and wisdom of a nation will flourish). In small letters directly under Liberty is "C. Stubenrauch St. Louis Mo." Reverse: In the center is the picture of the (written above) "New York Crystal Palace." Below building "For the exhibition of the Industry of all Nations." In small writing under the building "Desig. By Carstensen & Gildemeister." (H&K 5 and is described as Copper). Size: 1 3/4" diameter by 1/8+" thick. Condition: Excellent.