Bicycle racing award from 1895

This medal belonged to the mother and father of an acquaintance of mine who handed away. Neither of them have been sufficiently old to have gained this medal, however they did like bicycles within the household as I additionally bought various outdated images from earlier than WWI of them on bicycles. If you realize something about jewellery making or steel you’ll be able to inform that that is totally hand-engraved, and likewise you’ll marvel why it’s not tarnished in any respect, hinting that it might be product of a treasured steel or mixture thereof. If it might speak……

Brown Badge Font Jewellery Metal

A former proprietor of the medal, Walter Blass, on the correct, with a biking buddy. Photograph from round 1910 I’m guessing. Walter was born in 1900 and died in 1967, his son who handed away 5 years in the past was an acquaintance of mine;

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