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Rare Ca. 1945 Visiting Nurse Service of New York Nurse's Hat Badge
 
Rare Ca. 1945 Visiting Nurse Service of New York Nurse's Hat Badge Quantity in Basket: None
Code: 0t71mhnhv20001sny
Price: $275.00
Shipping Weight: 1.00 ounces


Quantity:
 
 
 
 

ARTIFACT: This is a circa 1945 Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) Hat Badge in enameled nickel. The Visiting Nurse Service of New York is one of the oldest not-for-profit home healthcare agencies in the country, established in 1893. In the 40s, this organization was devoted to home healthcare, mostly for maternal and child health care. With the help of VNSYN the infant mortality rate was cut in half. This was also around the time that physical therapy became a specialty within the VNSNY after adopting the Association for the Aid of Crippled Children into their programs.

VINTAGE: Circa 1945

SIZE: Approximately 1-13/16 x 1-1/2

CONSTRUCTION/MATERIALS: Enameled nickel

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with drop-in locking swivel catch.

MARKINGS: Obverse: "VISITING NURSE SERVICE OF NEW YORK" Reverse: 1

ITEM NOTES: This is from a VNSNY collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VCJX15 LBGEX01/17

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): Minimal to light wear. The enamel is in very good condition.

GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original, and of the period stated.



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