Medal, Commemorative, Thompson Aircraft Co.

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Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences Inc.

Physical Description:
Thompson Aircraft Company's Euclid Ohio Plant dedication commemorative medal; Obverse: relief of the Thompson Racing Trophy and two aircraft depicted in center of medal; embossed text "DOUG DAVIS - SPEED HOLMAN - LOWELL BAYLES - JIMMIE DOOLITTLE - JIMMIE WEDELL - ROSCOE TURNER - HAROLD NEUMANN - MICHEL DETROYAT - RUDY KLING, THE THOMPSON TROPHY"; Reverse: relief of oak leaves, teepee, engine valve, and oil pump depicted; embossed text "COMMEMORATING THE DEDICATION OF THE PLANT OF THOMPSON AIRCRAFT PRODUCTS COMPANY EUCLID, OHIO, SUBSIDIARY OF THOMPSON PRODUCTS, INC. CLEVELAND, OHIO, U.S.A., A.D. 1941".

Country of Origin
United States of America

Sculptor
Walter A. Sinz

Type
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons

Materials
Copper Alloy
Protective Coating
Dimensions
3-D (Diameter x Depth): 8.9 × 0.6cm (3 1/2 × 1/4 in.)

Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences Inc.

Physical Description:
Thompson Aircraft Company's Euclid Ohio Plant dedication commemorative medal; Obverse: relief of the Thompson Racing Trophy and two aircraft depicted in center of medal; embossed text "DOUG DAVIS - SPEED HOLMAN - LOWELL BAYLES - JIMMIE DOOLITTLE - JIMMIE WEDELL - ROSCOE TURNER - HAROLD NEUMANN - MICHEL DETROYAT - RUDY KLING, THE THOMPSON TROPHY"; Reverse: relief of oak leaves, teepee, engine valve, and oil pump depicted; embossed text "COMMEMORATING THE DEDICATION OF THE PLANT OF THOMPSON AIRCRAFT PRODUCTS COMPANY EUCLID, OHIO, SUBSIDIARY OF THOMPSON PRODUCTS, INC. CLEVELAND, OHIO, U.S.A., A.D. 1941".

Country of Origin
United States of America

Sculptor
Walter A. Sinz

Type
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons

Materials
Copper Alloy
Protective Coating
Dimensions
3-D (Diameter x Depth): 8.9 × 0.6cm (3 1/2 × 1/4 in.)

ID: A19640086000