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Hudson-Fulton Sterling Silver Commemorative Medal
Celebrating both the discovery of the Hudson River in 1609 and the first use of steam vessels on the River in 1807, this beautiful example of the medallic art was designed by Emil Fuchs and issued by the American Numismatic Society in 1909
Marked "Sterling" on the rim.

The original case is... (more)   America. 1909. 4" D.
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Primitive Russian Gilt Metal and Enamel Belt
Mounted with glass "jewels" and centering the Imperial double headed eagle.
  Russian. c. 18th century. 22"L.
Price: $575.00

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Antique Watchmaker's Lathe
Shown without the available tool holder and tailstock. and glass enclosure that makes it a practical display piece. These are shown in the supporting images.   19th century.
Price: $3,200.00

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Bronze Aero Club of America Commemorative Plaque
The obverse with a view of the J. Gordon Bennett Prize, and the names of winners; the reverse with the menu of a dinner celebrating Alan R. Rawley's 1910 victory held at the St. Regis Hotel March 29, 1911.
The first J. Gordon Bennett International baloon race was held at Paris... (more)   America. 1911. 5"H.

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Congressional Medal Awarded to Major General Alexander Macomb
In a bronze copy of the original gold medal of 1814, as authorized by Congress in the 1840's and minted a bit later in a small number (133 are recorded); the reverse with a representtiion of the Battle of Plattsburgh in 1814; modelled by Furst.
It would be difficult to find... (more)   America. c. 1860. 3" D.

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Early Field Microscope
A very nice example of a readily portable item for field use; primarily botanical Though unsigned it is probably English.
The microscope diassembles, but no longer has its carrying case.A small box with a few prepared slides is included.   c. 1810.
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French Gutenberg Commemorative Medal
Silvered bronze, issued in 1900 to commemorate the five hundredth anniversary of the birth in 1400
of the inventor of movable type in the West. The obverse features a bust of the famous printer, and the reverse illustrates the press he used, which is still in existence. The modeller of... (more)   France. 1900. 2 15/16" Dia.
Price: $300.00

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Friedrich Ludwig Schroder Masonic Commemorative Medal
A silver memorial of the 125th anniversary of the founding of the oldest Hamburg Masonic Lodge and of Schroder, who held various offices including Grand Master for a number of years.

Schroder was an important figure in the history of the German theater, introducing many modern concepts as both actor and... (more)   Germany. 1899. 2" Dia.
Price: $325.00

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Syro-Hittite Pottery Votive Figure
The two headed figure standing on three legs; a three strand collar around the neck; the body with three ring form protuberances.   Middle East. c. 1200 B.C.E.. 4" H.
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Victorian Gold Mounted Diamond Inlaid Amethyst Ring
The large flower inlaid stone highly translucent and of deep color; the elaborate 14kt. mount dislaying excellent workmanship.   America or England. c. 1870.
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