Description

    A Weighted Silver Tournament of Roses Trophy Vase Presented to the City of Glendale, circa 1930
    Marks: (LM-vase), STERLING, BASE WEIGHTED
    18-1/2 inches high (47.0 cm)

    Engraved: PASADENA TOURNAMENT OF ROSES
    NEW YEAR'S DAY 1930
    -THEME PRIZE-
    FOR THE ENTRY MOST FITTINGLY PRESENTING A
    "FESTAL DAY IN FLOWERS"
    -AWARDED TO-
    CITY OF GLENDALE

    The city of Glendale's 1930 float entry was titled "Trail of '93" and was a representation of the Alaskan Yukon gold rush designed by L.W. Chobe for the 41st anniversary parade theme "Festival Days in Flowers."

    Photo caption: "Trail of '93" float in the Tournament of Roses Parade, Pasadena, 1930. Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives (Collection 1429). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Special thanks to the Charles E. Young Research Library at UCLA for permitting Heritage to use the image of the float from their archives.


    Condition Report*:

    In good condition with surface scratches commensurate with age, polishing, and use.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2016
    18th Tuesday
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