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New York Chapter Knights of Columbus medal awarded to Eulace Peacock

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
Dieges & Clust, American, founded 1898  Search this
Issued by:
New York Chapter Knights of Columbus, American  Search this
Received by:
Eulace Peacock, American, 1914 - 1996  Search this
Medium:
sterling silver and metal with silk, dye and thread
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 3 1/8 × 1 7/16 × 1/4 in. (7.9 × 3.7 × 0.7 cm)
H x W x D (pin): 1/4 × 1 5/16 × 1/4 in. (0.7 × 3.4 × 0.7 cm)
H x W x D (ribbon): 1 3/8 × 1 5/16 × 1/4 in. (3.5 × 3.3 × 0.7 cm)
H x W x D (medal): 1 5/8 × 1 7/16 × 1/8 in. (4.2 × 3.7 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
pins (fasteners)
medals
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place used:
New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1939
Description:
New York Chapter Knights of Columbus medal awarded to Eulace Peacock for the 60 Yard Dash event awarded to Eulace Peacock in 1939. The medal consists of a gold toned bar pin holding a red, white, and blue striped ribbon attached to a medal. The pin has a “C” clasp 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 silver colored medal held in place with two (2) jump rings. The medal is round and has a round jump ring threaded through the bezel 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 two mast ship viewed from the stern. The ship is depicted sailing in water, headed towards a setting sun. Relief text around the medal reads, [NEW YORK CHAPTER KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS]. The reverse of the medal is engraved with text that reads, [60 YDS. DASH INV. / '39]. Along the bottom edge is a stamped maker’s mark for Dieges & Clust, an eagle’s head in profile above three spearhead shaped banners with the text [D], [&], and [C] stamped inside each banner. Below is the text is the stamped hallmark, [STERLING / DIEGES & CLUST].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Sports  Search this
Track and field  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
A2014.63.105.1.73
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/fd545af3eb3-cdf6-4730-b2b6-fd4520a54784
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2014.63.105.1.73