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France: Great International Food Competition award medal to Max Levi business, 1885; by Massonnet; gilt bronze(?); size: 57.5mm; weight: 70.7g. Obv.: French leg. "Grand Concours In
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France: Great International Food Competition award medal to Max Levi business, 1885; by Massonnet; gilt bronze(?); size: 57.5mm; weight: 70.7g. Obv.: French leg. "Grand Concours International Alimentaire | Paris 1885"; disc at center, engraved "Décernéé a Stuttgarter Liqueur-Fabrik Max Levi". Rev.: right-facing Greek-like figure, "Massonnet Ed" below. This is not the same Jewish Max Levi (1868-1925) of Stuttgart, who founded the Salamander shoe factory; present (Jewish?) business listed in Norddeutscher Lloyd's "Guide Through Germany et. al." 1896 ed.: Export-Manufacturers/ Spirituous liquors; Massonnet, Forrer v3 p.603.