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Academy Award won by Charles Crawford Davis for his contributions to the film industry, specifically for his work in audio engineering for which he also received a number of patents. Bronze tablet-style award features the Oscar figure in relief. Beside it, the words ''Academy / of / Motion Picture / Arts & Sciences / Award of Merit / for / Outstanding / Achievement'' appear. Mounted to a black marble base. A plaque on the front of the base is engraved: ''Presented to C.C. Davis / And Electrical Research Products / Division of Western Electric Company, For The Development / And Application of an Improved Film Drive Filter Mechanism / 1947''. Award measures 6.25'' in total height, 6'' across, and base measures 3.25'' deep. Professional repair to crack along base, tarnishing to plaque and light wear; overall in very good condition with a lustrous gold finish on the plaque.
1947 Academy Award to Inventor Charles Davis1947 Academy Award to Inventor Charles Davis1947 Academy Award to Inventor Charles Davis
1947 Academy Award to Inventor Charles Davis
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