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Sun, Jun 12, 2022 02:00PM EDT
Lot 143

J.W. Tucker Coin Silver Premium Cups/Trophies

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000
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A pair of trophies awarded by the California State Agricultural Society,

the first inscribed 'Awarded to Forbes & Thompson,

the Best Graded Cow, 2 years old, 1861.

the second inscribed 'Awarded to Forbes & Thompson,

Best Short Horn Bull Calf, 1 year old, 1861.

Both repousse decorated with a bull standing in a landscape.

J.W. Tucker, Pure Coin, SF. Ca.

6 1/4in. h.  262.8 grams

According to the Archives of the California State Agricultural Society the first prize for the one year old bull calf was named Hiawatha, the first prize for the 2 year old graded cow was named Jezebel.


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