Description

    A Seabiscuit-Related Silver Ashtray Mounted with Silver-Plated Horseshoe: Yonkers Handicap 1937
    Marks: STERLING
    4-3/4 inches high x 4-1/2 inches wide (12.1 x 11.4 cm)
    5.65 troy ounces

    PROVENANCE:
    Eldred's, Fall Americana & Paintings, 20-22 November 2014, Lot 520.
    Acquired from the above

    Property from the Estate of Charles Schalebaum

    The lot comprising an ashtray in the form of a horse's hoof. Engraved at center John T.- Fitzgerald from C.S. Howard 1937, mounted with a silver-plated horseshoe engraved Yonkers Handicap- 7-24-37- Seabiscut- 1 1/16 Mi 1.44 1/5 New Track Record

    The 28th Yonkers Handicap was held at Empire City Race Track on July 24, 1937.


    Condition Report*:

    Bubbling and minor plate loss to horseshoe, with wear and surface scratching commensurate with age, polishing, and use.

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    September, 2017
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