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Grand Champion Ear of Corn

Grand Champion Ear of Corn Iowa Exposition Vegetables
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Stock #: 524430
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
State: Iowa (IA)
Postmark: 1908 Sep-19
PM City: Clarinda
PM State: IA
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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This ear won the Grand Champion Trophy at the contest of the Iowa Corn Growers' Association held at Ames, Iowa, in January, 1907. It sold at public auction for the phenomenal price of $150.00, or at the rate of $8,850.00 per bushel. Was exhibited at the National Corn Exposition held at Chicago, Ill., October 5th to 19th, 1907, as the Champion of the World. Raised one mile east of Grand Mount, Iowa, by D.L. Pascal, breeder of pure seed corn. Address RFD No. 1, De Witt, Iowa.

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