HEARST SPONSORED 1896 TRANS-CONTINENTAL RELAY RACE PARTICIPANT'S AWARD MEDAL.
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Auction 190 - Part I
Item numbers 1 though 954 and 3000 through 3054 in auction 190.
2-7/8" tall silvered white metal by The Wallace Co. Ornate top bar reads "Examiner Journal Yellow Fellow." Displays spread-winged eagle on bicycle crossbar. Medallion below reads "Yellow Fellow" and shows sunburst with bicycle rider passing a baton to second rider. Reverse rim reads "Journal Examiner Trans-Continental Relay Rider." Center with hand-engraved name reads "Presented To L. Enderuck Trans-Continental Relay Rider By The Journal New York/The Examiner San Francisco 1896." Our research shows only 220 riders who rode 15 mile sectors averaging 11mph between S.F. and NYC in 13 days. First seen. Rare & NM.
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