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Maker(s)

Norman Bel Geddes (1893-1956)
Rene Paul Chambellan

Description

Medal commemorating the 25th anniversary of General Motors, 1933.

Notes

History note: Baldwin’s Auction 8, 20.09 2017, lot 501.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2017-11-20) by Baldwin's

Dating

Production date: AD/CE 1933

Components of the work

Object: composed of silver-plated bronze Diameter 76 mm Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 187.86 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: COMMEMORATING THE TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF GENERAL MOTORS 1908 1933
  • Text: TO THE ADVANCEMENT OF MOTOR TRANSPORTATION

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.375-2017
Primary reference Number: 241538
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 16 July 2020 Updated: Wednesday 21 July 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 21 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: CAMFZ
Associated department: Coins and Medals

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "United States" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/241538 Accessed: 2021-12-08 06:50:47

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