This is rare 1910’s-20’s US Department of Agriculture Forest Service Forest Guard badge. It has a maker mark for Meyer & Wenthe of Chicago on the reverse.
Appr: 1-5/8” x 1-5/16”
Nickel plated Nickel
Vertical pin with locking drop-in swivel catch.
“FOREST GUARD U.S.F.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE MEYER & WENTHE CHICAGO”
This is from a Federal Law Enforcement collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MBJEX17 LDCEX7/17
7- (Very Fine-): Light wear and tarnish on the reverse. The black filling in the lettering and the tree on the obverse is also worn off in places.
As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.