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As luck would have it, while working on a house I found one of these.



Looks like some kind of token or watch fob from a Worlds fair in San Francisco in 1915. (Side bar: do we still have Worlds Fairs?)

I don't know if this is collectable for a Savage guy or for a Worlds Fair guy or if it is just some old but relatively worthless token and not really collectable at all. At any rate, the Indian is pretty cool and he seems a bit unhappy. Maybe this gun carrying Injun is supposed to represent the "savage" and the play on words for the company name?

Anyone one have any info or history on any of this? Or does anyone know any Savage gun site I might ask the question.
 

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Fcat, great link with lots of info and history! Thank you very much. There sure is a lot to learn about that Worlds Fair and the city of San Francisco.
 

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WS-23: There are also collectors of Savage "non gun products". Not as numerous as Winchester,but a recently deceased dealer pal of mine had a Savage "wringer washer" in his shop a few years ago,he'd picked up "dirt cheap"(pardon pun!) at an estate auction. He'd already called one of these Savage collectors,and was going to make a nice,very nice profit on this. Bud
 

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Sorry to hear of the passing of your pal Bud. But it does seem like he "cleaned up" on that deal!


(BTW thanks for the laugh.)
 
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