MONT PELERIN SOCIETY, INGOT GIVEN TO HAYEK MARKING THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SOCIETY'S FOUNDING, 1972
MONT PELERIN SOCIETY, INGOT GIVEN TO HAYEK MARKING THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SOCIETY'S FOUNDING, 1972
MONT PELERIN SOCIETY, INGOT GIVEN TO HAYEK MARKING THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SOCIETY'S FOUNDING, 1972
MONT PELERIN SOCIETY, INGOT GIVEN TO HAYEK MARKING THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SOCIETY'S FOUNDING, 1972
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MONT PELERIN SOCIETY, INGOT GIVEN TO HAYEK MARKING THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SOCIETY'S FOUNDING, 1972

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 GBP

MONT PELERIN SOCIETY, INGOT GIVEN TO HAYEK MARKING THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SOCIETY'S FOUNDING, 1972

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 GBP

Lot Sold:27,500GBP

Lot Details

Description

MONT PELERIN SOCIETY

AN INGOT


An ingot (200g), presented "To Professor F.A.V. Hayek | To mark the 25th anniversary | of his founding of the | Mont Pelerin Society | Montreaux September 1972", stamped with number '"999", with accompanying certificate, housed in a blue velvet-lined box


The Mont Pelerin Society was founded by Professor Hayek following a conference in the Swiss village in April 1947. Hayek invited 39 scholars to “facilitate an exchange of ideas between like-minded scholars in the hope of strengthening the principles and practice of a free society and to study the workings, virtues, and defects of market-oriented economic systems.”


Past members of the Society have included Ludwig von Mises, Karl Popper, Milton Friedman, Maurice Allais, Ludwig Erhard, Frank Knight and William F. Buckley Jr; it can count nine Nobel laureates amongst its historic members. It was the first of the libertarian "think tanks" that proliferated around the western world from the mid-twentieth century.


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Condition Report

Minor scuff marks to the ingot with minimal chipping


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