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The Collectors Club of New York Award Plaquette

Object Number: 
INV.10756
Date: 
ca. 1930
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 2 x 3/16 in. ( 7.6 x 5.1 x 0.5 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: edge, lower center: "MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y."
Description: 
Bronze struck plaquette with obverse depicting six allegorical female figures, five of them representing world's continents and central one holding palm branch representing Columbia; in exergue are halves of world globe with scroll inscribed: "FOR PHILATELIC MERIT"; inscription below: "THE COLLECTORS CLUB/NEW YORK." Reverse contains two shields with seal of New York and American eagle at top, with scroll below inscribed: "AWARDED TO."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group