1 Token - Woodland Park Zoo Historic Carousel Seattle, Washington

1 Token - Woodland Park Zoo Historic Carousel (Seattle, Washington) - obverse1 Token - Woodland Park Zoo Historic Carousel (Seattle, Washington) - reverse

© Micheal Linke

Features

Location United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Automatic tokens › Access token
Value 1 Token
Composition Brass
Diameter 25 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 283767
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References TC# 453406
TokenCatalog.com (http://tokencatalog.com)

Obverse

Woodland Park Zoo logo, centered.

Lettering:
ONE TOKEN
WOODLAND
PARK ZOO
SEATTLE, WA

Reverse

Carousel horse centered

Lettering:
HISTORIC CAROUSEL

PTC#49-1918

Comments

The carousel, which features hand-carved horses and two chariots, was first constructed in 1918 by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company and was only the 45th of its kind to be made. It has previously operated at the Cincinnati Zoo and the Great America Theme Park in Santa Clara, California. In the year 2000, Linda and Tom Allen, Candy Allen-Whitney and Thomas Allen and the Alleniana Foundation purchased the carousel and generously donated it to the Woodland Park Zoo in the hope that generations of families would have the opportunity to experience a celebrated piece of American history.

https://blog.zoo.org/2018/06/woodland-park-zoos-historic-carousel-is.html?m=1

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