Kon Luchtvaart Mij [Royal Dutch Airlines]

 
Kon Luchtvaart Mij [Royal Dutch Airlines]
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  • Title :     Kon Luchtvaart Mij [Royal Dutch Airlines]
  • Artist:     C.J. (Christiaan Johannes) van der Hoef Designer Koninklijke Begeer (Royal Begeer) Manufacturer
  • Accession:     84.1.47
  • Country:     Netherlands
  • Date:     1931
  • Dimensions:     Inches 2-3/8 diameter, Centimeters 6.0 diameter
  • Collection:     Object
  • Collection Theme:     Art Deco
  • Subject:     Aviation , Travel , Transportation , Commemoration , Medal/Medallion/Medallic Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     84.1.47 OBVERSE.JPG, 84.1.47 REVERSE.JPG
  • Tags:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism~Art Deco
Description:
Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM) Medal. Circular bronze medal with the obverse depicting an eagle and a globe with the Amsterdam-Batavia route incised; the reverse depicts the KLM, Netherlands and Netherlands-Indies coat of arms and inscription commemorating the opening of the weekly airline between the countries.