1953 925 Silver Medal for UPU Building Dedication, Berne, Switzerland

1953 925 Silver Medal for UPU Building Dedication, Berne, Switzerland

Code: ptb10007switz


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ARTIFACT: This is a 925 Silver Commemorative Medal for the 1953 dedication of the new building for the Universal Postal Union (UPU) in Berne, Switzerland. The UPU was established in 1874 and its headquarters has been in the Swiss Capital ever since. The badge reads L'UNION POSTALE UNIVERSELLE INAUGURE SON NOUVEAU BATIMENT A BERNE.

VINTAGE: Circa 1953.

SIZE: Approximately 3-5/16" in height and 1-3/8" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: 925 silver, silk.

ATTACHMENT: Safety pin, ribbon, suspension ring.

MARKINGS: Maker mark (HF or HP?) and silver mark 0925.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an unidentified collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. Item will not be sold until it is identified.MCX00 LJJJX1/12 SLAFEX05/17/20

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The medal shows some small spots of light wear and tarnish.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.