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Grand Cross of the Order of Merit for Research and Invention (Grand Croix de l'Orde du Merite pour la Recherche et l'Invention)
Large pin in form of cross with rays. Silver with central cross in blue enamel set in gold. Center is female head in relief with motto: "Recherche et invention." Awarded by French government. No other inscription, no date. In red case with sash and studs.
Von Kármán, Theodore, 1881-1963 (Physicist, Aerodynamicist, Applied Mathematician)
Mar. 25, 1962
MEDIUM: silver, gold, enamel; FORMAT: pin; LENGTH: 3.25 inches wide approx.; QUANTITY: 1
Topics: Technology -- awards
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