1930s-1940s New England Telephone & Telegraph Company Operator's Long-Service Brooch

1930s-1940s New England Telephone & Telegraph Company Operator's Long-Service Brooch

Code: comtp10002


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ARTIFACT: This is an early New England Telephone & Telegraph Company operator's brooch for long service with the company. The brooch is by Balfour in gold-fill, and has a pink stone under a bell in relief.

VINTAGE: Circa 1930s or 1940s.

SIZE: About 1-1/8" in diameter.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gold-filled with red/pink stone accent.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with a drop-in locking catch.

MARKINGS: 1/10 10K GF LGB (Balfour mark); pencil markings on reverse.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a communications and utilities collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VAJL94 LEEX

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The brooch shows some minor wear and tarnishing; pencil writing on reverse.

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