Medal, 1926 National Air Races

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    Medal, 1926 National Air Races

    1926 National Air Races Relay Race Winner Medal; Obverse: relief of a nude male figure with an aircraft in each hand with an eagle and aircraft propeller at his feet, embossed text "GLORIAE VOLANDI"; Reverse: relief of Constitution Hall depicted surmounting an engraved plaque flanked by two torches; Liberty Bell surmounted by plaque; engraved text "WINNER BASIL L. ROWE RELAY RACE", embossed text "NATIONAL AIR RACES 1926 SESQUICENTENNIAL EXPOSITION PHILADELPHIA", engraved numbers "1776-1926"

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    Medal, 1926 National Air Races

    1926 National Air Races Relay Race Winner Medal; Obverse: relief of a nude male figure with an aircraft in each hand with an eagle and aircraft propeller at his feet, embossed text "GLORIAE VOLANDI"; Reverse: relief of Constitution Hall depicted surmounting an engraved plaque flanked by two torches; Liberty Bell surmounted by plaque; engraved text "WINNER BASIL L. ROWE RELAY RACE", embossed text "NATIONAL AIR RACES 1926 SESQUICENTENNIAL EXPOSITION PHILADELPHIA", engraved numbers "1776-1926"

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