Design for a Badge or Medal.

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Design patent for a round souvenir badge or medal that has an image of a star on the front with a portrait in the center, and rays emanating toward the outside edge used for text. The back of the medal has an image of the Texas state capitol and spaces for additional text. The design also includes a suspending-bar shaped as a bald eagle with spread wings, holding crossed rifles.

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[2] p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Maxcy, John Wharton December 6, 1887.

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Design patent for a round souvenir badge or medal that has an image of a star on the front with a portrait in the center, and rays emanating toward the outside edge used for text. The back of the medal has an image of the Texas state capitol and spaces for additional text. The design also includes a suspending-bar shaped as a bald eagle with spread wings, holding crossed rifles.

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[2] p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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"Specification forming part of Design No. 17,920, dated December 6, 1887. Application filed November 4, 1887. Serial No. 251,339. Term of patent 3 1/2 years."

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  • December 6, 1887

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  • December 6, 1887

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  • November 4, 1887

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Maxcy, John Wharton. Design for a Badge or Medal., patent, December 6, 1887; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth171871/: accessed November 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.