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Medal Portugese Marconi Company, by Joao Da Silva, Portugal, 1951

Inventory Number: 14889

14889-34099-41328-42576-1t 14889-34099-41328-42576-2t 14889-1t 14889-2t

Date: Dated 1951

Maker Details: Signed by Joao da Silva.

Inscription: "GUGLIELMO MARCONI / 1874 1937 / JOAO DA SILVA / MCMLI" on obverse. "COMPANNIA PORTUGUSSA RADIO MARCONI / ESTASAO DE ALFRAGIDE / 1926 1951" on reverse.

Size: 90 mm in diameter

Materials: Bronze

Other Given Number(s): Christie's 981.


Medal Portugese Marconi Company: bronze circular medal produced by the Portugese Marconi Company. Face shows portrait of Marconi in profile with his dates, 1874 - 1937 and is signed Joao da Silva. The reverse of the medal bears a design which has flying spirit like female figures in the 'ether', who are surrounded by the sea and a background of beam type aerial antennae, with the dates 1926 - 1951, and the words 'Compannia Portuguesa Radio Marconi'. Previously catalogued with other medals (Inv. Num.s 41328, 42576, 34099).

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