Jul 12, 2013

Medal Commemorating the Twenty-fifth Anniversary of General Motors (reverse)

Medal Commemorating the Twenty-fifth Anniversary of General Motors (reverse)

1933

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Norman Bel Geddes

(American, 1893-1958)

Bronze with silver patina

Diameter: 7.7 cm (3 1/16 in.)

Gift of General Motors Corporation 1934.208.b

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At the 1933 Chicago world’s fair, General Motors championed the automobile industry’s strength and advancement by setting up an actual assembly line in GM’s Hall of Progress pavilion. This medal, designed by Norman Bel Geddes, celebrated the company’s 25th anniversary and was available at the fair.

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