Belt buckle for the Stuntmen's Association of Motion Pictures owned by Bob Minor

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Created by
Shelton, Al, born 1920
Subject of
Stuntmen's Association of Motion Pictures, founded 1961
Owned by
Bob Minor, American, born 1944
Medium
metal
Dimensions
H x W x D: 2 3/8 × 3 1/2 × 5/8 in. (6 × 8.9 × 1.6 cm)
Type
buckles (strap accessories)
Place made
California, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1972
Description
A metal belt buckle, oval, with a raised lip/edge around circumference. In relief on the front, at top reads [STUNTMEN'S ASSOCIATION], and at the bottom [OF MOTION PICTURES]. In the middle is a relief depiction of a movie camera with a banner underneath reading [HOLLYWOOD], and a five-point star at the left and right. The back is a loop and hook style buckle. Etched into the back, all vertically displayed, reads [THE STUNTMEN'S ASSOCIATION OF/MOTION PICTURES AND TELEVISION/WAS FOUNDED IN HOLLYWOOD CALIF./1961, BY PROFESSIONAL STUNTMEN], [SCULPTOR/AL SHELTON/STUDIO CITY, CA./IN/"WHO'S WHO IN THE WEST"], and a logo for the Stuntmen's Association. Handwritten in black marker, diagonally and upside-down near bottom center, reads [BOB].
Topic
African American
Actors
Film
Hollywood (Film)
Labor
Professional organizations
Television
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bob Minor, Stuntman, Stunt Coordinator, 2nd Unit Director, Actor
Object number
2014.303.2
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Clothing-Historical
Exhibition
Taking the Stage
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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