New York Athletic Club medal awarded to Eulace Peacock

Manufactured by
R. Stoll Inc., American
Issued by
New York Athletic Club, American, founded 1868
Received by
Peacock, Eulace, American, 1914 - 1996
Medium
metal with silk, dye and thread
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 2 13/16 × 1 5/16 × 5/16 in. (7.2 × 3.4 × 0.8 cm)
H x W x D (pin): 5/16 × 1 5/16 × 1/4 in. (0.8 × 3.4 × 0.7 cm)
H x W x D (ribbon): 2 13/16 × 1 3/8 × 5/16 in. (7.2 × 3.5 × 0.8 cm)
H x W x D (medal): 1 5/16 × 1 1/4 × 1/8 in. (3.3 × 3.2 × 0.3 cm)
Type
pins (fasteners)
medals
Place made
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place used
New Rochelle, Westchester County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
February 18, 1939
Description
A New York Athletic Club medal awarded to Eulace Peacock on February 18, 1939 for the 60 Yard Sprint Scratch event. The medal consists of a gold toned bar pin holding a red and white striped ribbon attached to a medal. The pin has a safety pin closure on the back and a bar that holds the ribbon. The ribbon is crimped to the front of the bar at each corner. Attached to the bottom of the ribbon is a bronze colored medal held in place with two (2) jump rings. The bronze medal is clover shaped and has a round jump ring threaded through the top that is attached to the jump ring hanging from the bottom of the ribbon. In the center of the obverse of the medal is a relief depiction of a laurel branch and a winged foot. Printed in relief below the winged foot is the text, [NYAC]. On the reverse of the medal is relief text around the edges of the medal that reads [· INDOOR GAMES · FEB. 18TH 1939 ·]. Engraved in the center, is text that reads [60 YD. / SPRINT / SCRATCH]. Along the bottom edge is a stamped maker’s mark for R. Stoll Inc., [R. STOLL INC. N.Y.].
Topic
African American
Athletes
Track and field
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.63.105.1.70
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Awards and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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