1899 Exposition Universelle 63mm Bronze Medal awarded American Tool & Machine Co - AU

This stunning French medal was awarded to the American Tool and Machine Co. at the 1899 Exposition Universelle. The 1899 Bottee medal design is significantly more scarce than the 1900 Chaplain medal design.

Formed in 1845 as Geo. H. Fox & Co., they produced "Fox" lathes for brass turning and turret lathes. In 1864 or '65 the name changed to American Tool & Machine Co. About 1893 the company began manufacturing Valve Milling Machines. They lasted into the 1920s. During that time the company designed and built many specialty tools and machines shipped around the world.

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