This is a minty World War I United States Shipping Board-Emergency Fleet Corporation / American International Shipbuilding Corporation war worker badge from the Hog Island (Philadelphia), Pennsylvania Shipyard. The badge is by Philadelphia Badge Company and comes on its original card.
Circa World War I.
Badge: approximately 7/8” in diameter; card: about 1-15/16” square.
Gold-plated brass, enamel.
Single screw post with sleeved disc backing, stabilization post.
PHILADELPHIA BADGE CO. PHILADELPHIA 942 MARKET ST. on backing; no marks on badge.
This is from a United States Shipping Board collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBJX11 LHEX3/12
9+ (Near Mint-): The badge is minty and the card has a short tear.
As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.