1950's Vintage UK Transatlantic Brides & Parents Assoc. Member Badge
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1950's Vintage UK Transatlantic Brides & Parents Assoc. Member Badge

Code: 0t74soco50003tbp

$28.00

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ARTIFACT: 1950's vintage United Kingdom Transatlantic Brides and Parents Association member badge. The center of the badge shows a ship on the ocean and an aircraft flying the sky between North America and Europe and the outer, dark blue ring shows the letters: "T • B • P • A". The reverse shows a maker's mark that reads: "PATTORINI & SONS BARR ST. B'HAM". The TBPA was founded in the late 1940's when men were leaving Britain for America after WWII – the association assisted parents and daughters of GI's in making the transition to America and united them with other daughters and parents for support.

VINTAGE: Circa 1950's

SIZE: Approximately 1-1/8" in diameter

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Chrome plated brass, enamel

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal British-style kick pin with "C" type catch

MARKINGS: "PATTORINI & SONS BARR ST. B'HAM"

ITEM NOTES: This is from an organization and association collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. TRVAJX TRAM16 LBHX1/17

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine—Excellent): The patch shows minor to moderate wear, much of the enamel and plated details remain intact, overall very fine condition.

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