Early 20th Century (Ca. 1910s) Hamburg America Lines (HAL) Steamship Patricia Badge
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Early 20th Century (Ca. 1910s) Hamburg America Lines (HAL) Steamship Patricia Badge

Code: ol00012hal


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Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a circa 1910s enameled badge for the steamship Patricia of the Hamburg America Lines, a transatlantic German shipping company established in 1847. The company's full name, in German, is Hamburg Amerikanische Paketfahrt Aktien-Gesellschaft (HAPAG). The ship Patricia ran for the company from 1899 until she became a United States Naval transport vessel in 1920. The badge is a red enameled ship's wheel with the company's blue and yellow pennant at center.

VINTAGE: Circa 1910s.

SIZE: Approximately 1-5/16" in diameter.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Enameled brass.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal T-style pin with C catch.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an old utility company collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VBJX14 LAGEX6/14

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The pin has light wear and one or two small dings.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.