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Lindbergh medal

Object Name: Medal
Date: 1927
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Medium: Bronze
Dimensions: Overall: 2 3/4 in. (7 cm) Container: 3 × 3 × 3/8 in. (7.6 × 7.6 × 1 cm)
Place made: North America, United States, New York
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 Samuel V. Hoffman, 1928
Object Number: 952
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Marks: Obverse inscribed at lower left: trademark symbol followed by "H"; reverse inscribed at lower center: "H"; edge inscribed at lower center: "MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y."; inside box cover imprinted in black: "MEDALLIC ART CO. / NEW YORK"
Inscribed: Box cover inscribed in black ink: "Museum Accession # 952 [in red ink] / Lindbergh Medal / struck in commemoration / of his N.Y - Paris flight / May 20, 21, 1927. / Presented / by S.V. Hoffman / April 2, 1928."