Bicentennial Tie Tack, Souvenir OP Sail 1976, Pewter


Celebrate the Tall Ships with this vintage pewter tie tac.
Approx. Size: 1″ (2.5 cm) diameter.
Condition: Very good.
Era:  1970s.
Mark/Label: OP Sail ’76 on the front, pewter mark on the back.
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This Bicentennial tie tack celebrates the international Tall Ships Armada.

Bicentennial Tie Tack Details

  • Souvenir tie tack from the Tall Ships US Bicentennial celebration in 1976.
  • Round tie tack is pewter with raised detail of sailing ships and OP Sail ’76.
  • Tie Tac is bordered with a rope design and figure 8 knot at the bottom.
  • OP is a designation for Operation Sail, a group that organizes group sails for commemorative events.

The Tall Ships sail was a celebration of the 200th anniversary of the adoption of the United States Declaration of Independence. Of the few tall ships that were in service around the world at the time, 16 sailed to New York to participate in the Grand Parade of Sailing Ships. Each of the ships flew a banner featuring the tricolor star insignia of the Bicentennial. 

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