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Lot 2871    SESSION 11 (9.30AM THURSDAY 30TH MARCH)    Australian Historical Medals

Estimate $750
SOLD $1,000

DUNLOP ROAD CHAMPION, 1903, prize medal in 15ct gold (22.01g; 27x47mm plus suspension bar), by W.Kerr, reverse inscribed, 'N.S.W./Cyclists Union/Presented By/Dunlop Tyre Co/Won By/A.Biden/24.10.03'. Inscription worn in parts, otherwise very fine.

The 20-mile road race of the Cyclists' Union was staged at the Homebush course. The placegetters were, 1. A.Biden (Northern Suburbs Club), 2. W.H.Toose (Redfern Club), 3. W.Steffanoni (Suburban Club), time 55 min 43 1/5 sec (a new record).

Ex John Houstone Collection.

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