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Dated 1897 Bicycle Club of Geneve Diploma Award Certificate with Metal ( Bicycle-Club de Geneve)

Bicycle-club de Geneve, Bicycle Club of Geneve dated 1897 2nd Place award (called Dilome in French) with Original Metal award at the base.
The Image is a printed on paper and mounted to cardboard, but the Metal is inserted into the paper and is stamped, A. Lavée & A. Desaide Edit. The image is approx. 15" x 20" and is very fine condition with minor bumps to the corners and small thumb tack marks on each corner and the metal has a very small dark area on the top left of the metal. Please see the photos.
The print is signed by the President of the club and also by president of the Jury. The award is presented to Mr. Charletty for 2nd Place of a Bicycle race in Geneve on 25th of July 1897. The bottom of the award also has the distance, temperature of the race day.
This is a wonderful piece for a bicycle collector.
If you have any questions or need additional photos, please feel free to email me.

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