Opening of the Tyne Suspension Bridge
Opening of the Tyne Suspension Bridge, silvered bronze medal, 1928, by the Northern Goldsmiths Co. a view of the bridge, TYNE BRIDGE, NEWCASTLE GATESHEAD, rev. COMMENCED 1ST JULY 1925 'MAIN ARCH SPAN 531 FT TOTAL LENGTH 1800 FT HEIGHT OF ARCHES FT ABOVE H. W. LEVEL WIDTH OF ROADWAY 64 FT WEIGHT OF STEELWORK 9500 TONS ENGINEERS: MOTT, HAY & ANDERSON CONTRACTORS DORMAN LONG & CO LTD OPENED 10TH OCT 1928 BY H. M. KING GEORGE. V, 58 mm, (BHM. 4224). Good very fine and rare. £Sold
The design is remarkably similar to the Sydney Harbour Bridge constructed two years later and for which this acted as a model.
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