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1907 Jamestown Exposition (300 years) New Jersey Pinback and Ribbon

$29.00

In 1907, a large fair/exposition was held in Jamestown, Virginia to celebrate the founding of Jamestown in 1607 (300 year anniversary). Lots of dignitaries attended the event, including Teddy Roosevelt. This pinback was a tourist souvenir from the exposition. It is estimated that 3 million people visited the exposition.

This rare New Jersey pinback measures 1 1/4″ across and the blue ribbon is 1 1/2″ long. Both the ribbon and pinback are in very good condition. The pinback has the words “Jamestown Ter-Centennial Exposition New Jersey”

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1907 Jamestown Exposition (300 years) New Jersey Pinback and Ribbon

In 1907, a large fair/exposition was held in Jamestown, Virginia to celebrate the founding of Jamestown in 1607  (300 year anniversary).  Lots of dignitaries attended the event, including Teddy Roosevelt.  This pinback was a tourist souvenir from the exposition.  It is estimated that 3 million people visited the exposition.

This rare New Jersey pinback measures 1 1/4″ across and the blue ribbon is 1 1/2″ long.  Both the ribbon and pinback are in very good condition.  The pinback has the words “Jamestown Ter-Centennial Exposition New Jersey”.  The backpaper is Whitehead & Hoag Philadelphia Office (unusual backpaper).  This item was from the Ira Reed Collection and is photographed in his 1907 Jamestown Exposition Price Guide (that was published around 2007 – 400 year celebration).   I will have over 30 Jamestown Expositions to post on my website.

Shipping for this item only is $3.50 as I use a secure shipping box to protect the pin. If you are purchasing multiple items, I will calculate shipping on your total purchase based upon weight and size to save you shipping costs.

 

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