1920s-1930s Postal Telegraph Co. Messenger Hat Badge by Robbins

1920s-1930s Postal Telegraph Co. Messenger Hat Badge by Robbins

Code: comtg10000

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Product Description


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ARTIFACT: This is an old Postal Telegraph Company messenger hat badge by Robbins Company. The badge is shield-shaped and reads POSTAL TELEGRAPH 10. The Postal Telegraph Company began in the 1880s and merged with one of its competitors, Western Union, in the 1940s.

VINTAGE: Circa 1920s- or 1930s.

SIZE: About 2-3/16" in height and 2" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gold-plated brass with painted areas.

ATTACHMENT: Single screw post with two stabilizer pins (disc backing is missing).


ITEM NOTES: This is from a communications and utilities company collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VGEX06 LBDEX5/10 SBJJX06/19

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The badge shows some light abrasions and part of the painted 10 is missing; disc backing is missing.

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