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SA Union: Table Mountain Cableway Souvenir

SA Union: Table Mountain Cableway SouvenirSA Union: Table Mountain Cableway Souvenir
SA Union: Table Mountain Cableway SouvenirSA Union: Table Mountain Cableway Souvenir
Form: Circular.
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Date: 1929
Ref:  AM2: 213; Laidlaw: 0064;
Variations:
SizeMetalMassValue
33.5 mmBronzed Base Metal13.3 gm$8
33.2 mmAluminium4.5 gm$8

Edge: Plain.

Obverse: Cable Car with Table Mountain in the background. The legend on a raised roughened band above: “SOUVENIR OF TABLE MOUNTAIN” and below between stops: “S.A. AERIAL CABLEWAY”.

Reverse: Text across: “OPENED / OCT. 5TH 1929 / CABLE 4000 FT LONG / LION’S HEAD, 2182 FT / DEVIL’S PEAK, 3278 FT / MACLEAR’S BEACON, 3550 FT / ROBBEN ISLAND, 7 MILES / DASSEN ISLAND, 42 MILES / SALDANHA BAY, 65 MILES / VISIBILITY 100 MILES / ASCENT, 7 MINS”. Ornament at the foot.

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