Striking Gilt Plaque (82mm x 133mm) Awarded to an Official responsible for various Judges making selections of winning Olympians as well as other participants, during the 1900 World's Fair held in Paris, in conjunction with the II Olympiad. Note the Golden version is rectangular in overall appearance as compared to the Sterling Silver rendition (further below) which was awarded in a Sculpted fashion surrounded by a suede frame.
STUNNING GOLD-PLATED OVER STERLING AWARD TO ONE OF THE HEAD JUDGES OF THE 1900 WORLDS FAIR AND OLYMPIC GAMES IN PARIS, FRANCE
Below is the elegant Sterling Silver Plaque (130.2mm x 76.2mm) in the original Suede Frame (165.1mm x 114.3mm). This elegant presentation was made to a Judge (Jury) in 1900, at the time of only the very II Olympiad in Paris, France. Note the Sterling Silver version with it's distinctive Suede Frame is rectangular in overall appearance. However, the Sterling Silver interior is actually in an artistically appealing interior Sculpted edging style format.
IMPRESSIVE LARGE STERLING SILVER AWARD THAT WAS PRESENTED TO ALL JUDGES AT THE 1900 WORLDS FAIR AND THE OLYMPIC GAMES - PARIS, FRANCE
A GRAPHICALLY IMPRESSIVE OFFICAL POSTER OF THE 1900 PARIS, FRANCE OLYMPIC GAMES
1900 OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST - CHARLOTTE COOPER - DRESSED IN HER REQUIRED COMPETIVE OLYMPIC WEARING APPARELL
Both the Rare "Gold" Judges Plaque, as well as the scarce Sterling Silver Plaque are part of the Raleigh DeGeer Amyx Collection (a.k.a.) The American Heritage Collection, where they have been displayed for nearly twenty years. In the near future they will be shared with an Institution or an collector of note.
HISTORIAN & COLLECTOR - RALEIGH DEGER AMYX - THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS 2010