Another wonderful bronze Dunlop medal by Rene Baudichon. This one is round and commemorates the opening of the Dunlop factory in 1922. The obverse depicts the Greek God Hermes wearing a winged helmet and standing in a rubber plantation holding a bowl into which latex is dripping. It is signed R Baudichon. The reverse is divided into two - the top half depicts the Dunlop factory and the bottom depicts J B Dunlop surrounded by rubber leaves with "1988-1922" above. The edge is stamped "Society Anonyme des Pneumatiques Dunlop". The rim is stamped "Bronze" with a triangular mint mark containing the initials "JB". It is presented in a square maroon box with maroon velvet & silk interior. The top of the box is stamped "Inauguration des Usines DUNLOP Montlucon 29 September 122" in gold with gold tooling around the age.
Weight boxed: 5.8ozs - 165gms
Weight unboxed: 3.3ozs - 94gms
Diameter: 2.09ins - 6.3cms
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