Commemorating the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of General Motors, 1908-1933 Medal, 1933
At the 1933 Chicago world’s fair, General Motors championed the automotive industry’s strength and advancement by setting up an actual assembly line in GM’s Hall of Progress pavilion. Designed by Norman Bel Geddes, this medal commemorating the twenty-fifth anniversary of the company was available at the fair.
This object was
George R. Kravis II.
It is credited
Gift of George R. Kravis II.
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Its dimensions are
Diam.: 7.6 cm (3 in.)
It has the following markings
marks: “norman bel geddes ©1933,” obverse, molded into design; “medallic art co.n.y,” on edge
Cite this object as
Commemorating the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of General Motors, 1908-1933 Medal, 1933; Designed by Norman Bel Geddes (American, 1893–1958); silver-plated brass; Diam.: 7.6 cm (3 in.); Gift of George R. Kravis II; 2018-22-27
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.