101449 | GREAT BRITAIN. Bakers' Exhibition engraved silver Award Medal.

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    101449  |  GREAT BRITAIN. Supermalt Extract & "Celt" Yeast Bread engraved silver Award Medal. Engraved 1893 and awarded to Mr. J. Measures in November (36mm, 19.83 g, 12h).

     

    AGRICULTURAL HALL LONDON / 1893, baker standing left, kneading dough in kitchen and baking bread / 'AWARDED / TO / MR J MEASURES / BY THE / MANCHESTER CHEMICAL CO / FOR BREAD MADE WITH / SUPERMALT EXTRACT & "CELT" YEAST / EXHIBITED AT / THE BAKERS EXHIBITION / HELD IN / THE AGRICULTURAL HALL / NOV 4TH TO 11TH 1893' in twelve lines in a variety of fonts. Edge: Encased in bezel, with swiveled crown suspension, loop, and ring at the top.

     

    Choice Extremely Fine overall. Some light cleaning.

     

    While most award medals for events such as these are struck, this engaging piece instead is quite elegantly engraved, with great intricacy given to the scene on the obverse as well as the ornate nature of the lettering throughout.

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