1920's-1930's General Electric (GE) River Works Photo ID Badge

1920's-1930's General Electric (GE) River Works Photo ID Badge

Code: hfwa20010rvw


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ARTIFACT: 1920's -30's General Electric (GE) River Works photo ID badge. River Works is located along the Saugus River in Lynn, Massachusetts and was formerly known as Airport Plant 29. Built in 1943, the factory worked on the first jet engine during WWII, the plant also tested, reassembled, assembled, and general aircraft maintenance. The celluloid employee badge depicts a male worker in the center, along the top it reads: "GENERAL ELECTRIC CO." and along the bottom: "RIVER WORKS"; the badge is made by Whitehead & Hoag.

VINTAGE: Circa 1920's -30's

SIZE: Approximately 1 ¼" in diameter

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Celluloid, steel, card stock, photograph.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal safety-style pin.


ITEM NOTES: This is from a Homefront, war workers collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VIM14 LEEX2/15

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): Badge shows minor wear, a tiny indent on the steel edge and celluloid along the top half of the badge, does not detract from overall piece.

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