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c1940 METAL medallions CHARTER OAK BRIDGE hartford CT state HISTORY 18.5 x 1.75"

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Seller: capitolsalvagect (4,072) 100%, Location: Tolland, Connecticut, Ships to: US, Item: 390913238443 Circa 1940 METAL MEDALLIONS originally graced the CHARTER OAK BRIDGE in Hartford, CONNECTICUT The bridge was redesigned & rebuilt in the 80's and completed in 1991. A Hartford COURANT article identifies the medallions (ORGINALLY four sets) in which one set was reused on the new bridge. These were found recently northeast of Hartford in a family estate - the 'father' must have worked on the demolition crew of the old bridge & saved these items. They have great detail & were most likely cast by a local foundry. They measure 18.5" diameter & are 1.75" thick One has an airplane - certain to note the Pratt & Whitney or aviation industry in CT. Another has the Charter Oak tree. One has the Old State House The last depicts the 2nd Congregational Church on Main street. Selling as a set - EACH MEDALLION = 30# Please let me know if you have ANY questions!!! Great piece of very UNIQUE history!!! We now have a showroom - warehouse open in Tolland, CT - email for hours and directions. Let me know if I missed anything! Condition: The items we sell are architectural salvage & antiques. They are NOT new and contain blemishes, scratches, dings & other character flaws. If there are MAJOR issues such as cracks, breaks or rot we will note in the listing description. Please understand you are buying salvaged elements, many that are over 100 years old. While not PERFECT condition, they do hold a quality in their craftsmanship & content unmatched by todays products sold at home remodeling stores., Color: Old paint, Maker: AMERICAN, Material: cast metal

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