Beautiful WWI US Government Nitrate Plant Muscle Shoals Alabama #ed Bronze Worker Badge
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Beautiful WWI US Government Nitrate Plant Muscle Shoals Alabama #ed Bronze Worker Badge

Code: hfwa00003

$185.00




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ARTIFACT: This is a beautiful World War I bronze 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 the reverse.

VINTAGE: Circa World War I.

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

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Bronze.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with Tiffany style locking catch.

MARKINGS: On Reverse: 

1049

On Obverse: (maker mark} 
GORHAM CO.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a war worker collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VCJM13 LAHEX7/13

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The badge has only some light wear.

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