Circa 1890s-1900s Western Union Messenger Hat Badge

Circa 1890s-1900s Western Union Messenger Hat Badge

Code: comtg00000


Product Description


WE ARE OUT OF THE OFFICE!!!... We are OUT OF THE OFFICE for the NEXT TEN 10 DAYS, From Monday 10/18/21 until Wednesday 10/27/21 09/24, WITH LITTLE OR NO SHIPPING CAPABILITIES until our Return to THE OFFICE From our Travels to the Police Collectors National in St. Charles Missouri on Thursday October 28th.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts here on our site to add to your collection, BUT Please Note that we will be OUT OF THE OFFICE, from Monday 10/18/21 through Wednesday 10/27/21, and We will be UNABLE TO SHIP, until our return the Office on Thursday 10/28/21, at which time we will resume NORMAL SHIPPING CAPABILITIES. But, during our time away, we will be happy to accept any orders and get the ordered artifacts marked as SOLD right away.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

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.


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.