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Medal, 1926 National Air Races
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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"
Donated by Capt. Basil L. Rowe
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United States of America
3-D: 3.8 × 0.5cm (1 1/2 × 3/16 in.)
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