Medal, National Geographic Society Hubbard Medal, Captain Orvil Anderson

Medal, National Geographic Society Hubbard Medal, Captain Orvil Anderson

     

Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences Inc.

Physical Description:
Bronze National Geographic Society Medal presented to Orvila Anderson; Obverse; relief of the globe depicted surrounded by embossed text "NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY INCORPORATED A.D. 1888"; Reverse: embossed text "THE HUBBARD MEDAL AWARDED TO CAPTAIN ORVIL A. ANDERSON, U.S.A. FOR DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT IN SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AS PILOT OF EXPLORER II OF THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY U.S. ARMY AIR CORPS STRATOSPHERE EXPEDITION NOVEMBER 11, 1935 ATTAINING A WORLD ALTITUDE RECORD OF 72,395 FEET"

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Medallic Art Company

Type
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons

Materials
Overall: Bronze
Dimensions
3-D: 1.3 x 6.2cm (1/2 x 2 7/16 in.)

Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences Inc.

Physical Description:
Bronze National Geographic Society Medal presented to Orvila Anderson; Obverse; relief of the globe depicted surrounded by embossed text "NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY INCORPORATED A.D. 1888"; Reverse: embossed text "THE HUBBARD MEDAL AWARDED TO CAPTAIN ORVIL A. ANDERSON, U.S.A. FOR DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT IN SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AS PILOT OF EXPLORER II OF THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY U.S. ARMY AIR CORPS STRATOSPHERE EXPEDITION NOVEMBER 11, 1935 ATTAINING A WORLD ALTITUDE RECORD OF 72,395 FEET"

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Medallic Art Company

Type
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons

Materials
Overall: Bronze
Dimensions
3-D: 1.3 x 6.2cm (1/2 x 2 7/16 in.)

ID: A19640069000