1950's Suburban Bus Lines Driver Hat Badge. Chicago Area.
ARTIFACT: 1950's Suburban Bus Lines driver hat badge. This Chicago area badge reads: "SUBURBAN BUS LINES" and shows the number "1" at the very base of the badge. The top of the badge features the enameled image of a bus in light blue and white detail. The reverse shows a maker's mark that reads: "FIFTH AVENUE UNIFORM COMPANY 19 SO. WELLS CHICAGO".
VINTAGE: Circa 1950's
SIZE: Approximately 2-1/2" x 2-3/8"
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Chrome plated brass, enamel, brass screwback
ATTACHMENT: Single post with screwback and stabilizer pins
MARKINGS: "FIFTH AVENUE UNIFORM COMPANY 19 SO. WELLS CHICAGO"
ITEM NOTES: This is from a Bus and Taxi collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay11/26/19 UDJV06 LCDEX2/16
CONDITION: 6+ (Fine - Very Fine): The badge shows moderate to heavy wear and verdigris, some of the chrome plated and enamel details remain intact.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.