Medal for American Flint Glass Workers Union

Title: 
Medal for American Flint Glass Workers Union

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Title: 
Medal for American Flint Glass Workers Union
Accession Number: 
2010.7.20
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 0.9 cm, W: 9.9 cm, D: 5.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Metal; cast, enameled, assembled. Three-part medal assembled with chain. Bottom portion of medal consists of circular medallion showing two hands shaking overtop four pieces of glass; outside edge enameled white and reads, "ORGANIZED July 1ST 1878 / A.F.G.W.U. OF NORTH AMERICA" with American Flag shield. Center portion of medal is rectangular and reads, "MEMBER". Top portion of medal reads, "A.F.G.W.U." in scroll; wire pin soldered to back.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Simmonds, Ian, Source
2010-11-08
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
ORGANIZED July 1ST 1878 / A.F.G.W.U. OF NORTH AMERICA
inscription
Impressed Bottom portion
MEMBER
inscription
Impressed Center portion
A.F.G.W.U.
inscription
Impressed Top portion
THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO. / NEWARK N. J.
stamp
Stamped Back of bottom portion