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Description

Rectangular brass paper weight with four feet commemorating the Worcester Mutual Fire Insurance Company's 100th Anniversary; building on front with trees; seal top right; inscriptions front and rear; fern on top rear; hourglass on bottom rear.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1923
Inscriptions
Upper right corner, front of paperweight, enclosed in a shield design: ""WORCESTER/ MUTUAL/ FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY/ INCORPORATED 1823/ WORCESTER, MASS."" Stamped on bottom edge, front of paperweight: ""WORCESTER MUTUAL FIRE INS. CO."" Stamped on back of paperweight: ""ONE HUNDREDTH/ ANNIVERSARY/ 1823-1923/ OLDEST/ MASSACHUSETTS/ FIRE INSURANCE/ COMPANY""
Material
casting (process)
machine-made
metal
stamping (forming)
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Descriptive terms
casting (process)
Machine Made
machine-made
metal
PAPERWEIGHT
paperweights
Slip Cast
Stamped
stamping (forming)
Unidentified Metal
Dimensions
2 1/2 x 4 x 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1996.10
Credit Line
Gift of Lane W. Goss
GUSN
9555

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