Seller: yesterdaysfrance (1,633) 100%, Location: Paris region, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 181916816165 Condition: Very good overall condition despite minor discoloration (please refer to detailed description)., Material: Cast-iron, Country of origin: France, Original/Reproduction: Original, Period: 1969, Details: French Award Plaque "Concours Hippique", 1969 Absolutely genuine vintage French plaque, awarded in 1969 as the 4th prize in an annual horse training competition held in Nesles-la-Vallée, a small rural town located in the Vexin natural park, about 22 miles northwest of Paris, France. This horseshoe-shaped plaque is 6¼” high (with hook) by 5½” wide. It has a lovely deep red background and embossed golden lettering and border. This rather heavy cast-iron piece is solidly intact and remains in very good condition considering its advanced age, despite some minor discoloration evidenced in the photos. A perfect piece for horse lovers, lending an authentic French touch to both inside home or outside in your garden or stable area. Happy bidding! Shipping information · Item located in FRANCE. Postage by expedited priority airmail : - For US, Canada and other destinations worldwide excluding the EU, US$ 13.25 (delivery in 10 to 15 working days average), - Within the EU only, US$ 10.50 (delivery in 5 to 8 working days average). Whenever possible, I am happy to combine shipments to save you postage.· Registered mail with tracking is also available upon request (+ US$ 4.00). · Payment is by PAYPAL only, and appreciated within 5 days of end of auction.· Questions are welcome, just be aware of the time difference here in France : + 6 hours EST.