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1) 1898 Sesqui-Centennial of Reading Pa with "Souvenir" top bar and R/W/B ribbon. I have never seen one of these un-holed. Not in HK. Medal drop is 35.1mm. White metal.

2) 1937 Golden Gate Bridge Fiesta. For an interesting read about this event Click Here. Not in HK and probably does not exist without loops. Reverse is very similar to the Battle of Vera Cruz medal #288. Gilt brass drop is 36.2mm.

3) New York Discovery of America 400th anniversary badge with eagle top bar and R/W/B ribbon. Eglit 221. Aluminum. Not found in HK but the reverse is the same as HK232. Medal is 38.2mm.

4) Ohio Valley and Central States Centennial Exposition held in Cincinnati in 1888. HK 147 with an eagle attachment. This so called dollar is not very easy to come by, holed or un-holed. White metal, 37.7mm

5) New York State fair held in Syracuse, New York in 1910. Probably does not come without loops. Gilt brass, 36.1mm

6) Portola Festival held in San Francisco in 1909 with bear "souvenir" top bar. Same celebration as HK389. Probably does not exist without loops(unless of course they were removed). Reverse is very similar to the Battle of Vera Cruz medal #288. Gilt brass, 36.1mm

7) New York Hudson Fulton celebration in 1909. With B/W/Y ribbon and top "New York" pin bar. Medal drop is the same as HK 382. I have also seen these described as having a R/W/B ribbon attachment. One of the more attractive so called dollars. White Metal, 38.1mm

8) Hamden County Memorial Bridge Dedication 1922. Same as HK 670 with R/W/B ribbon and pin attachment. Looking through old catalogs, I only found 2 other HK 670s, both of which had the fob loop. It may that they only come with loop or loop removed. Gilt, 38.9mm

9) Appalachian Exposition held in Knoxville, Tennessee in 1911 with an attached "Souvenir" top bar. I have seen two other of these, both without loops, but in both cases it is likely that the loops had been removed(I could not inspect them). There were three related expositions held in 1910, 1911, and 1913. None of these expos are represented in HK. Bronze, 36.1mm

10) Fiftieth Anniversary of Lynn, Massachusetts 1900, by Schwaab Milwaukee, with "Souvenir" top pin bar. Probably does not come un-looped. Gilt brass, 35.9mm

11) Boston Old Home Week 1907 with rabbit ear loops and "Souvenir" top pin bar showing a pot of beans and clasped hands. For an interesting read about how Boston became known as Bean Town Click Here. Gilt, 36.2mm

12) 1909 Fitchburg, Massachusetts 150th Anniversary medal with top loop and R/W/B tied on ribbon. Probably all come with a loop. Silver plate, 38.5mm

13) Another Massachusetts medal, this one with loop and attached blue ribbon(darker in color than my image) and top pin bar. Hopkinton, Mass. 1915 200th Anniversary. "Dieges & Clust" in tiny lettering at the bottom. Bronze. The medal drop is 34.1mm

14) New York Day Gettysburg Celebration July 1893 with red, white, and blue ribbon and medal showing monument and High Water Mark. Image courtesy of Kevin Himber. Aluminum medal drop is 37.2mm

15) Official AYPE so called dollar(HK353) with black watch hanger. Considerably harder to locate than HK353 by itself. Medal is 32.2mm.

16) An unlisted so called dollar with pin bar and red, white and blue hanger. The medal drop is 38mm in diameter and exists in un-holed bronze. Image courtesy of Robert Jesinger.

17) Firemen’s statue dedication medal erected by the citizens of Hoboken May 30th 1891. The medal drop is 38mm in diameter. White metal

18) Old Soldiers Day Mercer County Agricultural Society. September 21st 1910. The medal drop is 36mm in diameter. Bronze or possibly brass.

19) From the 1895 Cotton States and International Exposition. The same reverse die used on HK144 and HK144c ten years earlier. White metal. Drop is 38mm. Quite rare as far as I can tell. Images courtesy of Jonathan Brecher.

20) From the 1914 Illinois State Fair, Illinois State Board Of Agriculture. There are a number of other Illinois State Fair hanging badges with so called dollar size drops. The earliest I have seen is from 1905. This 1914 badge is the latest that I have seen. White metal, possibly nickel. Drop is 37.9mm

21) HK-379 with hanger and "Guest" top bar. From the New York 1909 Hudson-Fulton Celebration. I have found others with a "Commission" top bar, and one with a "Citizens’ Comm" top bar.

21) A Massachusetts delegate badge from the Tennessee Centennial Exposition held in Nashville, Tennessee in 1897. There also exist a number of other similar Massachusetts delegate badges form other fairs. Image courtesy Jonathan Brecher

21) This medal has the same obverse as HK-148. I have never found one of these in white metal without a hole and/or hanger. The ANS in New York evidently has one in bronze that is probably not holed. Image courtesy Jonathan Brecher

21) Souvenir medal and hanger of the Soldier's and Sailor's monument in Indianapolis, Indiana, probably from it':s dedication in 1902. Image courtesy Jonathan Brecher

21) Medal probably from the 1890 Grange Picnic held at Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. This same obverse can also be found HERE. Image courtesy Jonathan Brecher

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