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BEAUTIFUL 1940'S FRED HARVEY ERA AGATE PIN
BEAUTIFUL 1940'S FRED HARVEY ERA AGATE PIN
 
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Artist: Unknown
Circa: 1940's

Provenance: Private AZ Collector NB
Our Price: $135.00

Product Code: EPN1A
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Description
 
Frederick Henry Harvey (June 27, 1835–February 9, 1901) was an entrepreneur who developed the Harvey house lunch rooms, restaurants, souvenir shops, and hotels, which served rail passengers on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway, the Gulf Coast and Santa Fe Railway, the Kansas Pacific Railway and the St. Louis-San Francisco Railways. He lead in the promotion of tourism in the American Southwest in the late 19th century. Fred Harvey and his employees brought first class dining to a region widely regarded in the era as "the Wild West." His legacy continued for many decades, by his sons and remained in the family until the death of a grandson in 1965.

This lovely pin features a beautiful agate stone as the central image, with fine detailed silver work on the outer frame. T
he pin measures 2" long by 1 3/4" wide. A wonderful aged patina graces the silver.

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