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
This is a circa 1900 worker badge for Schrafft's, a Charlestown, Massachusetts chocolate manufacturer. Schrafft's was started the same year as the Civil War began. The shield-shaped badge is by Bastian Brothers of Rochester, New York. It is labeled ASSISTANT and numbered 2.
Approximately 1-7/16" in height and 1-5/16" in width.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION:
Nickel-plated brass, painted areas.
Horizontal safety-style pin with saddle.
BASTIAN BROS. ROCHESTER, N.Y. (very hard to read).
This is from a candy advertising collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MIX95 LAAEX10/12
7 (Very Fine): The badge has some medium wear and tarnish.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.