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Circa 1930s New England Telephone & Telegraph Co. Operator 10 Years of Service Brooch
ARTIFACT: This is an old New England Telephone and Telegraph Company "Bell System" Operator service brooch for ten years of service with the company. At center is a bell in relief with two stars beneath. The badge is by Balfour, and is gold-filled.
VINTAGE: Circa 1930s.
SIZE: About 1-1/4" in diameter.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gold-fill.
ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with a drop-in locking catch.
MARKINGS: Balfour maker's mark followed by 1/10 10K GF.
ITEM NOTES: This is from a communications and utilities collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VHX95 LFJX
CONDITION: 9- (Excellent+): Very minor wear and tarnishing.