To The Advancement of Motor Transportation. Commemorating the Twenty Fifth Anniversary of General Motors 1908-1933

 
To The Advancement of Motor Transportation. Commemorating the Twenty Fifth Anniversary of General Motors 1908-1933
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  • Title :     To The Advancement of Motor Transportation. Commemorating the Twenty Fifth Anniversary of General Motors 1908-1933
  • Artist:     Norman Bel Geddes Designer René P. Chambellan Artist Medallic Art Co. N.Y. Maker
  • Accession:     83.1.355
  • Country:     United States New York New York
  • Date:     1933
  • Dimensions:     Inches 1/4 3 diameter, Centimeters 0.6 7.6 diameter
  • Collection:     Object
  • Collection Theme:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism
  • Subject:     Metal/Metal Design , Automobiles , Travel , Transportation , Medal/Medallion/Medallic Design , Commemoration
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     83.1.355_OBV.JPG, 83.1.355_REV.JPG
  • Tags:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism
Description:
Circular silver-plated brass medal commemorating General Motors 25th Anniversary in 1933; obverse depicts a streamlined auto in wind and raised wing; reverse depicts a stylized piston and legends in raised letters on countersunk planes; antiqued, with some toning.