Race cachet for the World Championship Race at Truckee, California, 1949

Description (Brief):

Race carried by dog team at the World Championship Sled Dog Race in Truckee, California. This cachet pays homage to the early history of the original purpose of the sled dog which was to provide mail and supplies for early settlers and is carried by each musher during the race.

Date Made: 1949

Location: Currently not on view

Level Of Sport: ProfessionalWeb Subject: SportsName Of Sport: Dog Sled racingWeb Subject: Mail


See more items in: Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure, Sports & Leisure, Sled Dog Racing


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2014.0116.08Accession Number: 2014.0116Catalog Number: 2014.0116.09

Object Name: race cachet, sled dog racing

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 6 1/2 in x 3 3/4 in; 16.51 cm x 9.525 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-9969-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1466233

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