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Visions of the North: Minnesotan Art & History

Tue, May 21, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 109

Grp Minneapolis Fire & Police Department Ephemera

Estimate: $200 - $400

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$300 $50
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$3,000 $200
$5,000 $500
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$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
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Group of Minneapolis fire and police department memorabilia or ephemera including: a framed 1916 Minneapolis Firemen's Mutual Benevolent and Protective Association certificate, three shift cards, a large amount of Minneapolis police and fire department buttons, a chain with a keyhole, two fire department shield pins, and a pin of crossed guns - possibly military.
Diameter ranges from 1/2 in to 2 in. Sight; height: 7 3/4 in x width: 9 1/2 in. Framed; height: 10 in x width: 11 3/4 in.

Condition

Wear and some tarnishing to metal components throughout as expected with age. The certificate is toned and the sheet appears brittle. Evidence of moisture exposure. Only trace amounts of the gilt on the stamp remain. Wear to the frame including some losses. Framed under glass; some accretions along the top of the glass.

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