The Anglers' Club of New York Honor Medal

Object Number: 
1974.1
Date: 
ca. 1970
Medium: 
Gold; leather, silk
Dimensions: 
case: 4 9/16 x 5 x 1 1/16 in. ( 11.6 x 12.7 x 2.7 cm ) diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: edge, lower center: "MEDALLIC ART CO N.Y. 14K" Inscription: back of case, at lower center, imprinted in gold: "MEDALLIC ART CO./NEW YORK"
Description: 
Gold struck medal with obverse depicting a man fishing with legend: "THE ANGLERS' CLUB of NEW YORK/HONOR MEDAL." Reverse shows fish pursuing bait with inscription: "FOR/OUTSTANDING/SERVICE IN/THE FIELDS OF/CONSERVATION/ICHTHYOLOGY/THE SPORT/OF/ANGLING." Rectangular black leather fitted case with burgundy red silk velvet and silk satin lining.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. C.O. v. Kienbusch
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group