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ARTIFACT: Cool 1934 Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company 75th Anniversary large celluloid employee badge. The large, orange, white, and blue badge reads: GROWING UP WITH AMERICA FOR 75 YEARS. The center shows the companys initials in a blue circle with an employee on either side wearing period uniforms to illustrate time, the older on the left holds a sign that reads: 1859 and the younger holds a sign that reads: 1934. A&P was established in 1859 with their first corner store in New York City, today they remain one of the largest grocery companies in the Northeast.
VINTAGE: Circa 1934
SIZE: Approximately 3-1/2 in diameter
CONSTRUCTION/MATERIALS: Celluloid, steel
ATTACHMENT: Horizontal safety style pin.
MARKINGS: (????) CORP., N.Y.
ITEM NOTES: This is from an advertising food and grocery collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VFM15 LCHX10/15 SCEM3/18
CONDITION: 6 (Fine+): The badge shows moderate to heavy wear, but would grade and price higher if not for a pinhole at the center of the letters: A&P, does not detract too badly, overall the colors remain bright.
GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.