Reed & Barton The Great Chicago Fire Anniversary PlateGo Back
William H. Perkins, Jr. (1921-2009) was an esteemed and well-respected lobbyist, historian, and humanitarian. During his 50-year career, he amassed one of the largest private collections of presidential and political memorabilia. He was present at the founding of the United Nations. Mr. Perkins had the honor to meet 11 United States Presidents from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Bill Clinton. Presented are items direct from his renowned collection.
Presented is a Damascene silver collector’s plate made by Reed & Barton to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire. The round plate measures 12″ in diameter and is in good shape although probably could use a good cleaning/polish. It is marked “Hand Crafted Damascene Limited Edition Numbered 750 of 750. Exclusively for C. D. Peacock by Reed & Barton The Great Chicago Fire 100th Anniversary 1871-1971” on the back. Includes the original box with green bag.