Gorgeous Sterling 1910s-1920s Havana-American Jockey Club Member Badge by Dieges & Clust
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Gorgeous Sterling 1910s-1920s Havana-American Jockey Club Member Badge by Dieges & Clust

Code: sph00003hva

$1,275.00


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ARTIFACT: This is a gorgeous 1910s or 1920s member badge for the Havana-American Jockey Club. Created in 1915, Oriental Park at Marianao (in Havana) was the first racetrack in Cuba and the site for the club's events. Americans thoroughbred owners brought their horses to the island to race and anyone who was anybody went to watch: even ladies were permitted to attend Wednesday afternoon races starting in 1920. The badge is in sterling silver and was made by Dieges & Clust. It has an enameled Cuban and American flags flanking a racing jockey in relief at center. The poster shown is not included and is a Kerne Erickson work. Please see our other Cuban jockey club badges (for information click the links at the bottom of this page).

VINTAGE: Circa 1910s-1920s.

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

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Sterling silver, enamel.

ATTACHMENT: Screw post with disc backing.

MARKINGS: 118 on front; D&C (Dieges & Clust) eagle maker mark and STERLING on reverse; DIEGES & CLUST on backing.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an early jockey club badge collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay MDBX06 LABGEX1/14

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The badge has some light to medium wear and tarnish only.

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