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Medal, Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce Medal, Adm. Richard Byrd
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Bronze Aeronautical Chamber of Congress commemorative medal of Adm. RIchard Byrd's polar flights; Obverse: relief of Ford Tri-Motor "Floyd Bennett" with an eagle riding on the wing flying over a glacier formation; Reverse: profile bust of Adm. Richard Byrd in leather flight helmet; north and south polar regions on two lower globes; winged Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce insignia; embossed text COMMEMORATING THE CONQUEST OF THE POLES BY REAR ADMIRAL RICHARD E. BYRD AND HIS ASSOCIATES PRESENTED BY THE AERONAUTICAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF AMERICA MAY 9, 1926 NOVEMBER 29, 1929"
Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences Inc.
Country of Origin
United States of America
Bronze (Copper Alloy)
3-D: 8.2 × 0.8cm (3 1/4 × 5/16 in.)
National Air and Space Museum
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