This is a Ford Gum Commemorative Plate. The date 1939 is the year Ford Gum started working with Service Clubs in the USA. The plate shows the Ford Gum Plant--A Service Club--Conusmer--Store Location (Grantor)--Service Person (Distributor) --in the center of the plate a Ford Gum Machine.On the reverse a description of all the above. This plate was to be given to service clubs as a gift. The plate was made in the early 1970,s. Plate is 10 inches in diameter.