Beautiful WWI US Government Nitrate Plant Muscle Shoals AL #'d Silver Worker Badge
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Beautiful WWI US Government Nitrate Plant Muscle Shoals AL #'d Silver Worker Badge

Code: hfwa10520np

$265.00




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ARTIFACT: This is a beautiful World War I silver level worker badge for the United States Government nitrate plant at Muscle Shoals, Alabama. Production of nitrate began within a few weeks of the end of World War I. There were three levels for this badge: the bronze was for a general employee; the silver was for management; gold was for upper management. The badge is oval with a nicely detailed eagle and is numbered on reverse. The badge is oval with a nicely detailed eagle and is numbered on reverse.

VINTAGE: World War I.

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

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Heavy Silver-plated bronze.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with tongue type 'C' catch. Tiffany style Catch is Intact but has some light damage, currently functioning more as a C catch than locking catch.

MARKINGS: 520

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ZAJCP21 LBFEX12/12/23

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The badge shows some light all-over tarnish and some minor abrasions on reverse. Overall, it is in excellent condition.

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