1890's US Volunteer Life Saving Corps (USVLSC) Member Badge #A165
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1890's US Volunteer Life Saving Corps (USVLSC) Member Badge #A165

Code: cgi00005lsb

$245.00


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ARTIFACT: 1890's United States Volunteer Life Saving Corps (USCLSC) member badge #A165. The center of the badge shows the Great Seal of the United States with thirteen stars above in raised detail and surrounding is a life preserver which reads: "U.S. VOL. LIFE SAVING CORPS" in embossed lettering. There are crossed oars and an anchor behind and the top of the anchor reads: "USVLSC". There are three letter: "A"s carved into the top of each oar and the bottom tip of the anchor. The reverse shows a Frederick Leopold of Newark, New Jersey maker mark and is numbered "A165". The USVLSC existed in fifteen states where there were no federally-run life-saving stations and acted to supplement the U. S. Life Saving Service. It eventually merged with the Revenue Cutter Service (Massachusetts) to from the United States Coast Guard.

VINTAGE: Circa 1890's

SIZE: Approximately 1-3/4" x 1-1/4"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Nickel plated nickel

ATTACHMENT: Vertical pin with c type catch

MARKINGS: "FRED'K LEOPOLD A 165 NEWARK, N.J."

ITEM NOTES: This is from a US Volunteer Life Saving collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MDJX11 LBDEX8/16

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The member badge shows minor to moderate wear, much of the plating details remain, overall excellent condition.

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