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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.