VERY RARE AMERICAN STERLING FIGURAL OUTBOARD MOTOR BOAT C.O.R.A. RACING TROPHY For Sale

VERY RARE AMERICAN STERLING FIGURAL OUTBOARD MOTOR BOAT C.O.R.A. RACING TROPHY


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VERY RARE AMERICAN STERLING FIGURAL OUTBOARD MOTOR BOAT C.O.R.A. RACING TROPHY :
$6000.00


************************CHECK OUT MY OTHER sales FOR MORE GREAT SILVER************************ THIS LOT IS FOR A VERY RARE MID CENTURY AMERICAN STERLING SILVER C.O.R.A. OUTBOARD MOTOR BOAT RACING TROPHY MADE BY THE SCHOFIELD SILVER COMPANY IN BALTIMORE, MD AROUND 1955. SCHOFIELD OF COURSE WAS KNOW AS A COMPANY WHO DID FINE HAND CHASING WORK ON THEIR PIECES. THE STERLING TOP IS HAND A CHASED WATER SCENE WITH THE WAKE OF THREE APPLIED CAST STERLING SILVER VINTAGE SPEEDBOATS RACING ACROSS THE LAKE. THE STERLING TOP PIECE OF THIS TROPHY IS MOUNTED ON IT'S ORIGINAL SOLID WALNUT WOOD BASE. THIS PIECE IS ENGRAVED, "C.O.R.A. TOMMY JOHNSON MEMORIAL AWARD". IT HAS THREE DIFFERENT PRESENTATIONS. IT WAS PRESENTED FIRST IN 1956, THEN IN 1957 AND NEXT IN 1967. THE WINNER IN 1967 WAS A RACER NAMED, "DUSTY RHODES". I REMEMBER AS A KID WATCHING TV ON SATURDAY AFTERNOONS ABC WIDE WORLD OF SPORTS AND SEEING THESE SPEEDBOAT RACES. I ACTUALLY REMEMBER THE NAME DUSTY RHODES AS ONE OF THE BIG NAMED BOAT RACERS OF THE TIME. C.O.R.A. IS THE COLUMBIA OUTBOARD RACING ASSOCIATION WHO SPONSORS MAJOR OUTBOARD BOAT RACING EVENTS ALL OVER THE COUNTRY. THIS TROPHY IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION WITH A GREAT PATINA. THE SILVER WEIGHT OF THIS PIECE IS 42.9 TROY OUNCES AND THE OVERALL MEASUREMENTS ARE 15 1/2" LONG X 8 1/2" WIDE X 6" TALL. THIS IS A VERY RARE FIGURAL STERLING SILVER TROPHY AND A GREAT PIECE OF BOAT RACING HISTORY.
PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT ME WITH ANY QUESTIONS. THANKS, VINCENT
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