Anthony de Francisci, United Parcel Service Fiftieth Anniversary Medal (reverse), 1957, brass, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Gilda Slate, 1966.110.49
James E. Casey founded the United States Parcel Service in 1907. This uniface artist’s strike, or sample, represents the reverse of the true medal and shows the Model T Ford delivery truck, which contributed to the growth of UPS. Casey’s tribute below states that “Determined men make conditions. They do not become victims of them.”
United Parcel Service Fiftieth Anniversary Medal (reverse)
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2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm) diam.
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of Mrs. Gilda Slate
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- Architecture – vehicle – truck
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