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Lot:3070 1939-1949年约瑟夫黄金白银奖章 极美 Important Assemblage of Medals Awarded to Joseph Dixon, 1839-1849.

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1939-1949年约瑟夫黄金白银奖章 极美

Important Assemblage of Medals Awarded to Joseph Dixon, 1839-1849. Gold and Silver. The awards include a 38 mm, 31.9 gram silver medal from the Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association, Julian AM-34, Harkness Ma-80. The engraved reverse inscription reads JOSEPH DIXON / FOR AN / INVENTION FOR / TRANSFERING. / EXHIBITION / OF / 1859. A 38 mm, 50.1 gram gold medal, also from the Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association, Julian AM-34, Harkness Ma-80, that is engraved JOSEPH DIXON / FOR A / CALICO ROLLER / ENGRAVED BY A NEW PROCESS / EXHIBITION / OF / 1844. These two medals are housed in small slipcase album-style presentation cases, the silver example nearly Mint State with some light scratches in the obverse field, the gold piece Mint State with mirror-like surfaces.Also included are (3) medals awarded by The American Institute of New York, including a 51 mm, 60.1 gram About Uncirculated example of Harkness Ny-50 inscribed to JOSEPH DIXON / FOR BLACK LEAD CRUCIBLES / OF AN EXCELLENT QUALITY / 1848. By Robert Lovett, Sr. and housed in a leather and velour presentation case. Two 28 mm American Institute gold medals, also by Lovett, which are cataloged as Harkness Ny-70. One is awarded to JOSEPH DIXON / FOR THE BEST AMERICAN CAST STEEL / 1849, the other to JOSEPH DIXON / FOR SUPERIOR / BLACK LEAD CRUCIBLES / 1849, both prooflike About Uncirculated. Each weighs 16.6 grams. No cases.The final medal is a 38 mm, 45.0 gram gold medal issued by The Franklin Institute of the State of Pennsylvania to JOSEPH DIXON / JERSEY CITY, N. J. / FOR / CAST STEEL / 1849. This medal features an unusual portrait of Franklin wearing his famous fur hat, as seen on the Nini medals, and is housed in an album-style slipcase presentation folder. About Uncirculated with prooflike fields.Joseph Dixon (1799 -1869) was a well known American inventor, best known for inventing the graphite pencil in 1826, but also for his improvements in many areas, including photography, steam engines, the printing of secure documents like banknotes, and especially for numerous advancements in the production of steel. His company lives on today as the Dixon Ticonderoga Company, named after the inventor and the brand name of his most famous product, the Ticonderoga Pencil. (Total: 6 medals)