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    Important and Rare Gorham Sterling Silver Ballooning Trophy. This five-pint trophy is engraved with a balloon device and presentation inscription for a long distance balloon race in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The reverse is engraved to commemorate the Pike's Peak Regional Summer Carnival, August 27-29, 1912. 16" high, 82.12 troy ounces. Made by Gorham Manufacturing Co. of Providence, Rhode Island in 1911. Generally fine and original with surface scratches commensurate with age and minor dents.

    Marks: (lion-anchor-G), STERLING, 11A1, (pipe), 5 PINTS


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    23rd-24th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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