This is an old newsboy’s license badge issued by the New Bedford, Massachusetts School Department. The badge is numbered on the front and has a C.D. Reese of New York maker mark on reverse. It dates from the 1920s or 1930s.
Approximately 1-3/4” in diameter.
Vertical kick pin with tongue-style C catch.
J 22 on front; C.D. REESE 57 WARREN ST. N.Y. on reverse.
This is from a newspaper-related collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay MBEX13 LAFEX7/13 SeAIJX4/15
7- (Very Fine-): The badge has some minor abrasions and small spots of wear on front and reverse.
As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.