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Old 06-14-2017, 12:42 PM
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Default Any $$ value? Chicago worlds fair

Hi, first post New to digging. Any comments on the value of this pin from the worlds fair, 1893 I believe... thanks, gumba
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Old 06-14-2017, 06:38 PM
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No idea of value but welcome from Oklahoma, and that's a very cool find!

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Old 06-17-2017, 07:43 PM
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Gumba, Welcome from Western Washington! Great find but I wouldn't have a value. I would just keep it and look at it everyday...

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Old 06-17-2017, 10:11 PM
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Welcome to the forum from central Arkansas and even tho KT does not know what it is worth, it's a great looking find! KT would frame it and hang it in a shadow box!

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Old 06-17-2017, 10:21 PM
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Thumbs up Way cool!!

Anything before 1900 deserves a "way to go"!!

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