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New York Athletic Club medal awarded to Eulace Peacock

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
R. Stoll Inc., American  Search this
Issued by:
New York Athletic Club, American, founded 1868  Search this
Received by:
Eulace Peacock, American, 1914 - 1996  Search this
Medium:
metal with silk, dye and thread
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 2 13/16 × 1 5/16 × 5/16 in. (7.2 × 3.4 × 0.8 cm)
H x W x D (pin): 5/16 × 1 5/16 × 1/4 in. (0.8 × 3.4 × 0.7 cm)
H x W x D (ribbon): 2 13/16 × 1 3/8 × 5/16 in. (7.2 × 3.5 × 0.8 cm)
H x W x D (medal): 1 5/16 × 1 1/4 × 1/8 in. (3.3 × 3.2 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
pins (fasteners)
medals
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place used:
New Rochelle, Westchester County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
February 18, 1939
Description:
A New York Athletic Club medal awarded to Eulace Peacock on February 18, 1939 for the 60 Yard Sprint Scratch event. The medal consists of a gold toned bar pin holding a red and white striped ribbon attached to a medal. The pin has a safety pin closure on the back and a bar that holds the ribbon. The ribbon is crimped to the front of the bar at each corner. Attached to the bottom of the ribbon is a bronze colored medal held in place with two (2) jump rings. The bronze medal is clover shaped and has a round jump ring threaded through the top that is attached to the jump ring hanging from the bottom of the ribbon. In the center of the obverse of the medal is a relief depiction of a laurel branch and a winged foot. Printed in relief below the winged foot is the text, [NYAC]. On the reverse of the medal is relief text around the edges of the medal that reads [· INDOOR GAMES · FEB. 18TH 1939 ·]. Engraved in the center, is text that reads [60 YD. / SPRINT / SCRATCH]. Along the bottom edge is a stamped maker’s mark for R. Stoll Inc., [R. STOLL INC. N.Y.].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Track and field  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
A2014.63.105.1.70
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52b30c592-34f9-4771-bc56-c7edd3af1998
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2014.63.105.1.70