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Archimedes Statue

Technical Information

Catalogue No: C1466
Category: Corporate/Business
Object Type: Trophy/Award
Object Name: Archimedes Statue
Part No: None
Serial No: None
Manufacturer: GEC Avionics
Division: Unknown
Platform(s):
Year of Manufacture: 1992
Dimensions:
Width (mm):
185 
Height (mm):
482 
Depth (mm):
135 
Weight (g):
3,515 
Location: Main Object Store
Inscription(s):

None

Notes:

This trophy was awarded for 1st place in the 1992 Archimedes Awards for the START Gyro. This award was rated as Oscars of British engineering design, bringing recognition and publicity to companies and their products. Previous winners included Rolls Royce. Archimedes left hand originally held a START Gyro which is lost.

An article and photograph can be found in the GEC Avionics News issue 111 - see link.

Its name plate missing.

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