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Four Woven Silk Commemorative and Souvenir Ribbons

Auction:
2741M
Lot:
254
Sold for:
$154$125

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Auction:
Discovery - 2741M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 17, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Four Woven Silk Commemorative and Souvenir Ribbons, two World's Fair ribbons, "Machinery Hall, Columbian Exposition Chicago 1893" and "Pan-American Exposition Buffalo NY 1901," a Masonic Stevengraph ribbon honoring Lord Leigh of Stoneleigh Abbey, with a blindstamp from Thomas Stevens, Royal Letterpress, Coventry, and a framed Stevengraph ribbon commemorating the death of Lord Horatio Nelson with advertisement to reverse of frame for Stevengraph woven ribbons, including the Death of Nelson, (some tears, losses), lg. to 10 5/8 in.
Estimate $150-250

Machinery Hall: small tears along top and bottom edges, unmarked.
Pan-Am: tears, damage, unmarked.
Masonic: blindstamp for Thomas Stevens and embroidered "T Stevens Coventry" to back of top, good condition.
Lord Nelson: not examined out of frame, matted, no visible tears, official Stevengraph advertisement/catalog to the reverse includes this ribbon in the listing.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Horatio Nelson, Leigh, Thomas Stevens, Chicago, Coventry, Machinery Hall

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