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by rich1299
Sat Dec 06, 2014 9:58 pm
Forum: Canadian Tokens and Medals
Topic: 1969 Octoberfest Token ? - Any additional info ?
Replies: 2
Views: 8148

Re: 1969 Octoberfest Token ? - Any additional info ?

As you suspect this was the forerunner of Oktoberfest though its usually considered the first Oktoberfest in Kitchener-Waterloo. In the last half of the 1800s they held several Saengerfests that were mainly German musical festivals but also included gymnastics/sports apparently. They came to a stop ...
by rich1299
Fri Apr 05, 2013 7:36 pm
Forum: Canadian Tokens and Medals
Topic: Jerusalem of Gold 25th Anniversary
Replies: 6
Views: 9678

Re: Jerusalem of Gold 25th Anniversary

I'm not going to bring a political discussion into such a forum but I do think its important to point out Israel is the only country in the world who considers the city of Jerusalem to be a unified city but I thought that was only very recent and more of a statement of intent than anything and even ...
by rich1299
Thu Apr 04, 2013 6:07 pm
Forum: Canadian Tokens and Medals
Topic: Need help identifying unusual version of TSB 4 year medal
Replies: 2
Views: 7004

Re: Need help identifying unusual version of TSB 4 year meda

Well I just checked out the Toronto Archives site while looking for a history page on the Toronto School Board and it looks like this was an official 4 year medal by PW Ellis who produced them between 1889 and 1902, possibly alongside McKendry which they have listed as either starting to make them i...
by rich1299
Thu Apr 04, 2013 4:39 pm
Forum: Canadian Tokens and Medals
Topic: Need help identifying unusual version of TSB 4 year medal
Replies: 2
Views: 7004

Need help identifying unusual version of TSB 4 year medal

Hi there, a good friend recently gave me some coins from her deceased father's collection, this was among them and it has me totally stumped. I've seen many hundreds of these Toronto School Board 4 years good conduct medals and have all the official versions of it except the official PW Ellis versio...