1985 Gorham American Heritage Side-Wheeler Riverboat Christmas Ornament. Very Hard To Find Great Condition! American Heritage Publishing Company commissioned Gorham Silversmiths in 1972 to create a line of sterling silver ornaments based on historical themes and items to be issued annually. Belle of the Mighty Mississippi River and "home" of notorius gamblers, this stately craft is ready to steam her way right on down to your Christmas tree.
She is in excellent condition with no wear or issues, but there are some faint scratches consistent with age and polishing. She is appropriately hallmarked and comes with original tarnish resistant pouch and Gorham box. Ornament is approximately 2 1/2 inches tall and 4 1/2 inches wide at the widest point. A fantastic find for your Christmas ornament collection, or a fabulous gift for the collector on your gift list. Thank you for your interest!As with all vintage silver, may require proper polishing upon receipt depending on your preferences. If by some small chance your item is not satisfactory, your return should still be received within 7 days or less. Be sure to check my other listings for many Towle 12 Days of Christmas sterling pendant /medallion / ornament / charms, Gorham, Lunt and other sterling ornaments, and more great gift items, Victoriana, Elegant Glassware, Vintage Clothes and Shoes etc. The item "MIB 1985 Gorham American Heritage Sterling Silver Xmas Side Wheeler Ornament HTF" is in sale since Monday, February 11, 2013. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Holiday & Seasonal\Christmas\ Modern (1946-90)\Ornaments\Metal". The seller is "dkoldtiques" and is located in Barry, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.