1950's - 1960's Koppers Corp. 15 Year Safety Award in 10K Gold
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1950's - 1960's Koppers Corp. 15 Year Safety Award in 10K Gold

Code: advt60003ksa

$85.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: 1950's – 1960's Koppers Corporation 15 Year Safety award in 10 karat gold. Koppers manufactures chemicals and materials in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the corporation in separated into three units: Carbon and Chemicals, Railroad Products and Services, and Performance Chemicals. Established in 1943, the company faced a hostile takeover in 1988 by British conglomerate Beazer, but was eventually purchased back by the local management in the early 2000's. The center of the pin reads: "KOPPERS" centered between two red triangles. Along the top in enameled detail it reads: "SAFETY AWARD" with the number "15" in the center. The outer edge of the pin features a nice wreath detail and the reverse reads: "10K".

VINTAGE: Circa 1950's – 1960's

SIZE: Approximately 5/8" in diameter

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: 10K, enamel

ATTACHMENT: Vertical pin with drop in locking swivel catch

MARKINGS: "10K"

ITEM NOTES: This is from an advertising collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VABX02 LHEX2/16

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine—Excellent): The pin shows minor to moderate wear, much of the enamel details remain intact.

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