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Display Status This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Object Details
Country of Origin United States of America Type AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons Physical Description 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" Dimensions 3-D: 3.2 × 0.5cm (1 1/4 × 3/16 in.)
Materials Gold Alloy
Inventory Number A19690242000 Credit Line Donated by Capt. Basil L. Rowe Data Source National Air and Space Museum Restrictions & Rights Usage conditions apply
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