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ARTIFACT: Cool WWII era 1944 Ferndale, Michigan Newsboy badge #4 by Superior Stamp & Stationery Co., Detroit. The center of the octagonal badge shows the number "4" and surrounding it reads: "CITY OF FERNDALE NEWSBOY 1944" in black painted detail. The reverse shows a maker mark that reads: "SUPERIOR S & S CO. DETROIT"
VINTAGE: Circa 1944
SIZE: Approximately 1-1/2" x 1-1/2"
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Chrome plated brass, black paint
ATTACHMENT: Vertical safety pin with "C" type catch
MARKINGS: "SUPERIOR S & S CO. DETROIT"
ITEM NOTES: This is from a newspaper-related collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. CON-KDB-25-16 LAFEX11/16
CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine—Excellent): The badge shows minor to moderate wear, light spot of oxidation, most of the chrome plated and black painted details remain intact, overall excellent condition.
GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.