Circa 1890s-1900s Western Union Messenger Hat Badge
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Circa 1890s-1900s Western Union Messenger Hat Badge

Code: comtg00000

$375.00


Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is an 1890s ??? early 1900s Western Union hat badge. Western Union was born in 1856, although it had been operating for five years already under the name New York and Mississippi Valley Printing Telegraph Company. The badge has a textured background, is slightly convex and is numbered 93.

VINTAGE: Circa 1890s ??? early 1900s.

SIZE: About 1-1/2" height and 6" width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Painted tin/steel.

ATTACHMENT: One hole at each end for attachment.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an early telegraph company collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VCEX02 LCGEX8/10

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The badge has spots of moderate wear which only seem to lend to its appeal.

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