1950s Boston MA US Postal Employee Badge 12606 on Leather Pocket Hanger
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1950s Boston MA US Postal Employee Badge 12606 on Leather Pocket Hanger

Code: pta50009

$125.00


Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a circa 1950's United States Post Office badge from Boston, Massachusetts. The badge depicts a slightly modified version of the symbol that the Post Office used in the 1880's: a postal carrier riding swiftly on horseback. Badge reads "POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA BOSTON".

VINTAGE: Circa 1950's.

SIZE: Badge: 1-3/4" in height x 1-9/16" in width. Leather Hanger:& 3-11/16" in length x 1-3/4" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Brass with blue painted details, and leather.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with drop-in locking catch on leather pocket hanger.

MARKINGS: 12606 stamped on front; "U.S. GOVERNMENT PROPERTY / IF FOUND DROP IN MAILBOX".

ITEM NOTES: This badge is from a United States Post Office collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay-c08/30/19 VBEL99 LAJFX99 SLABEX05/09/21

CONDITION: 6+ (Fine - Very Fine): Badge shows no wear on enameled area and moderate tarnishing on front and reverse.

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