1940's-60's Horse Racing Sterling Silver Trophy Collection (7)
<p>Tremendous pieces of horse racing history. Beautiful lot of (7) Sterling silver plates, trays, and baskets awarded to the winner of elite races. All are inscribed with the event name and winning horse. Includes: 1964 Turf and Field Handicap won by Treachery, 1942 The Orange Bowl Handicap by Total Eclipse, 1969 Mayor's Day at Saratoga by Parida, 1965 Futurity by Priceless Gem, 1962 Polly Drummond by Affectionately, 1966 Blue Hen by Regal Gleam, 1967 Bed o' Roses Stakes by Straight Deal. Total of seven pieces. Originally sold in the 2008 Christie's Important American Silver sale featuring the estate of Hall of Fame horse racing owner and trainer Hirsch Jacobs.</p><p><span style="font-size: medium; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">Sourcing straight from the private collection of a world-renowned thoroughbred breeder comes a wonderful offering of nearly 40 horse racing trophies that Lelands is honored to feature in the 2019 Fall Classic. Originally purchased from the 2008 Christie’s Silver Auction, these trophies source from the estate of Ethel and Hirsch Jacobs. We have devoted an entire category to this collection in which collectors will have many chances to own some of the earliest horse racing trophies to be offered publicly. Most of the trophies span back to 1950s-60s and include Hall of Fame horses such as Stymie, Searching and Affectionately.</span></p>
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