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The Oscar Statuette was designed by MGM art director Cedric Gibbons in 1929. The statuette stands 13.5 inches tall, weighs 8.5 pounds, and is made of gold-plated britannia metal.
The design was meant to depict a knight standing on a reel of film gripping a crusader's sword.

Academy Awards - Wikipedia

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The Academy Awards, or "Oscars", is an annual American awards ceremony hosted by the .... The Special Achievement Award (in the form of an Oscar statuette); and; The Honorary ... Made of g...

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The most recognized trophy in the world, the Oscar statuette has stood on the mantels of ... Oscar stands 13½ inches tall and weighs in at a robust 8½ pounds.

Oscar statuettes: 10 facts you may not know - The Telegraph

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Feb 24, 2016 ... The Oscar statuette is the symbol of the Academy Awards. Here are some ... Oscar stands 13½ inches tall and weighs 8½ lbs. 6. The film reel ...

What's an Oscar Statuette Really Made Of? | Fox News

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Feb 20, 2009 ... Oscar is 13.5 inches (34 centimeters) tall. The Oscar statuettes, officially dubbed the Academy Award of Merit, have a 24-karat gold plating on ...

Oscar Statuette- Oscar Awards Statuette, History of Academy Award ...

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Presenting the 34 cm tall Oscar Statuette is the most elegant way of acknowledging the efforts and caliber of the artists involved in Hollywood. The official name ...

12 Golden Facts About Oscar Statuettes to Tell Your Friends

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Feb 28, 2014 ... Behind the Oscar statuette's oh so kissable veneer lies a rich history. Here are 15 facts to use on friends at your Oscars viewing party on March ...

Oscar Statuette Trivia - OscarTrivia.com

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The Oscar statuette, designed by MGM's chief art director Cedric Gibbons, ... Oscar's height: 13 1/2 inches; Oscar's weight: 8 1/2 pounds; Number of Oscars ...

How Much Gold Is In An Oscar Statuette? | The Huffington Post

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Feb 22, 2015 ... The trophy's official height and weight are: 13.5 inches, and 8.5 pounds, ... has roughly the area of an Oscar statuette's gold-coated surface.

How tall is the Oscar statuette - Answers

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The Oscar statuette stands 13½ inches tall and weighs in at a robust 8½ pounds. The film reel features five spokes, signifying the five original branches of the ...