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A STERLING SILVER AND A BRONZE MEDALLION FOR THE MAIDEN VOYAGE OF THE S.S. NORMANDIE
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A STERLING SILVER AND A BRONZE MEDALLION FOR THE MAIDEN VOYAGE OF THE S.S. NORMANDIE

CIRCA 1935

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A STERLING SILVER AND A BRONZE MEDALLION FOR THE MAIDEN VOYAGE OF THE S.S. NORMANDIE
CIRCA 1935
THE SILVER MEDALLION DECORATED WITH THE SHIP AND INSCRIBED 'NORMANDIE-79280TX/CIE/GLE/TRANSATLANTIQUE/FRENCH LINE/LE HAVRE. NEW-YORK/1935 (VERSO) AND DECORATED WITH NORMANDIE A MYTHICAL FIGURE AND INSCRIBED 'NORMANDIE/JEAN VERNON' (RECTO) AND MARKED ON THE EDGE "ARGENT". THE BRONZE MEDALLION DECORATED IN A SIMILAR FASHION AND MARKED ON THE EDGE "BRONZE".
2¾ IN. (6.8 CM.) DIAMETER EACH. (2)

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THE SILVER MEDALLION WAS GIVEN TO VIP'S ON THE MAIDEN VOYAGE IN 1935 WITH A VERY LIMITED DISTRIBUTION. THE BRONZE MEDALLIONS WERE GIVEN TO THE OTHER MAIDEN VOYAGE PASSENGERS.
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