Lindbergh Medal

Object Number: 
952
Date: 
1927
Medium: 
metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 in. (7 cm) Container: 3 × 3 × 3/8 in. (7.6 × 7.6 × 1 cm)
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, at lower left: trademark symbol followed by "H" Inscription: reverse, at lower center: "H" Inscription: edge, lower center: "MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y." Inscription: box cover, inscribed in black ink: "Museum Accession # 952 [in red in
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing uniformed three-quarter bust of Lindbergh facing right with legend: "C LINDBERGH"; inscription: "New . York . to . Paris . in ./.33 1/2 hours ./. May 20 21/. 1927 ." Reverse depicts aeroplane flying above sunset, all surrounded by wings emerging from shell below; legend above: "..NEW . YORK . TO . PARIS.." Medal set into white square cardboard box.
Credit Line: 
Gift of S.V. Hoffman, 1928
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group