Overall: 17 3/4 x 14 x 3/4 in. ( 45.1 x 35.6 x 1.9 cm )
Rectangular silver presentation plaque with a rounded top, mounted on a rectangular wooden backing; repouss
Bequest of Alan R. Hawley
chased: at the top of the plaque: "COUPE AERONAUTIQUE/ J. GORDON BENNETT" in roamn letters engraved: at the bottom of the plaque: "ALLAN R. HAWLEY/ AMERICA II, 17 OCTOBRE 1910/ 1884 Kires en 44 heures 25" in roamn letters and script
This plaque was awarded to Alan R. Hawley, the winner of the James Gordon Bennett International Balloon Distance Contest on October 17, 1910.
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