14K WWI US War Savings Stamps (WSS) Sales Award Pin from Metropolitan Life Insurance (MLI) Co.

14K WWI US War Savings Stamps (WSS) Sales Award Pin from Metropolitan Life Insurance (MLI) Co.

Code: hfww00001met


Product Description


WE ARE OUT OF THE OFFICE WITH NO SHIPPING CAPABILITIES!!!... We are now OUT OF THE OFFICE for about THREE WEEKS, Leaving Saturday September 4th, On The Road WITH LITTLE OR NO SHIPPING CAPABILITIES until our Return to the Office From our Travels to the ASMIC National & MAX Shows on Monday September 27th.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts to add to your collection here, and Please Note that we will be OUT OF THE OFFICE, from Saturday 9/4/21 through Sunday 9/26/21, and We will be UNABLE TO SHIP, until our return the Office on Monday 9/27/21, at which time we will resume NORMAL SHIPPING CAPABILITIES. But, during our time away, we will be happy to accept any orders and get the ordered artifacts marked as SOLD right away.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: This is a beautiful World War I United States War Savings Stamps (WSS) sales award pin from the Metropolitan Life Insurance (MLI) Company in 14 karat gold (pin itself is in 10 karat gold). MetLife, as the company is now known, was established in 1868 in New York City. The oval head of the pin has an enameled border and shows a hand holding up a torch at center.

VINTAGE: Circa World War I.

SIZE: Approximately 2-1/2" in height and 7/16" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: 14 karat gold with enamel; 10 karat gold pin.

ATTACHMENT: Straight pin with separate plunger style catch.

MARKINGS: 10K mark on pin portion; R S inside individual circles, 14K on reverse of oval.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a WWI homefront collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MEJM14 LCIEX7/14

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The pin has little wear.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.