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Two lapel pins: "International Live Stock Exposition Chicago 1911"

Chicago 1911 1.75", round with letters stamped and filled in with black ink. Light scratches, staining, some of the ink has worn off, one pin is missing a prong, the pieces that go through the lapel on each pin have been soldered back on as has been the one prong, else good to very good condition. The International Live Stock Exposition was held each year after Thanksgiving in the Union Stockyards in Chicago, Illinois from 1900-1975. It was the largest show of its kind in the world. The first year it attracted 300,000 visitors who viewed more than 6,000 animals. From the "Review and Album International Live Stock Exposition" from 1913: "The mission was to gather into one place the best specimens of cattle, sheep, swine, horses that could be found...present to the agricultural population of the United States a great and valuable educational opportunity wherein the eye and the mind should be...encouraged to the production of better animals for breeding, marketing and exporting thus encourage greater consumption of American animals and meats at home and abroad". Sold as a pair. SCARCE memorabilia.


Book Id: 99-4795

Price: $50.00

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