Medal [Gran Premio de Honor Jean Batten]

Nov 1935
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Production Date
Nov 1935
Description
A circular, 18ct gold and sterling silver medal awarded to Jean Batten in November 1935 for a flight between London and Buenos Aires, across the Atlantic. The medal has an outside edge of silver leaves. The centre is gold metal. One side is is inscribed with: 'Aero Club Argentina Buenos Aires' and has an image of a bird in flight with a small hot air balloon in the background. On the other side is inscribed: 'Gran Premio de Honor / Londres / Buenos Aires / Travesia Atlantico Sud / Jean Batten / Noviembre 1935'. There is a link at the top of the medal for hanging. Possibly marked below the inscription.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal/Gold
Processed Material/Metal/Silver
Signature/Marks and Type
GRAN PREMIO DE HONOR / LONDRES / BUENOS AIRES / TRAVESIA ATLANTICO SUD / JEAN BATTEN / NOVIEMBRE 1935 / IDK Embossed
AERO -CLUB ARGENTINO / BUENOS AIRES Embossed
Accession No
2012.469
Credit Line
Nov 1935. Medal [Gran Premio de Honor Jean Batten], 2012.469. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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