GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.
1910's - 1920's "B&Co. Inc. Est. 1852" Lapel/Service Pin with "T.D.G" Maker Mark
ARTIFACT: Circa 1910's – 1920's "B & Co. Inc." (possible medical supply company) lapel/service pin. At the center of the pin, a red enameled shield features a caduceus, two scrolls adorn each side of the shield with some remaining white enamel detail, one reads: "EST" and the other: "1852". Rising from the top of the shield is a dexter arm holding a sword and the bottom of the pin reads: "B&Co. INC."
VINTAGE: Circa 1910's – 1920's
SIZE: Approximately 3/8" in diameter
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gilt brass, enamel
ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with drop in locking swivel catch
ITEM NOTES: This is from an advertising collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAL98 LDEX2/16
CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The pin shows minor to moderate wear, some of the enamel details remain intact.