1950s United States Postal Badge from Norfolk, Virginia

1950s United States Postal Badge from Norfolk, Virginia

Code: pta50007

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

VINTAGE: Circa 1950s.

SIZE: 1-1/2" height and 1-1/2" width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Brass with blue enamel paint.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with come-under swivel catch.

MARKINGS: 933 stamped on front; PAT. 2066969 / U.S. GOVERNMENT PROPERTY / IF FOUND DROP IN MAILBOX on reverse.

ITEM NOTES: This badge is from a United States Post Office collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MDEX99 LIIX05/05 SGEX05/09

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): Badge shows no wear on enameled area and only slight wear on its face. Reverse has a nice burnished appearance.

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