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Aero Club of America Medal

Object Number: 
280
Date: 
ca. 1908
Medium: 
Pewter; leather, silk
Dimensions: 
case: 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 x 13/16 in. ( 10.8 x 10.8 x 2.1 cm ) diameter: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, below, at center: "V.D.Brenner Sc"
Description: 
Pewter struck medal with obverse showing accolated clothed busts of W. Wright, at left, and O. Wright, at right, facing left and labelled respectively: "W. WRIGHT/SEP. 21. 1908/LE MANS/FRANCE " and: "O. WRIGHT/SEP. 9 . 1908/FORT/MYERVA . /V.S.A."; legend above: "AERO . CLVB . OF . AMERICA." Reverse depicts an airplane above, with logo of the Aero Club of America with date "1905" at bottom. Rectangular brown leather fitted case with cream-colored silk velvet and silk satin lining.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group