Early, Ca. 1870's Hamburg - Amerika Line Steamship Souvenir Pin with Exquisite Detail
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Early, Ca. 1870's Hamburg - Amerika Line Steamship Souvenir Pin with Exquisite Detail

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Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Early, circa 1870's Hamburg Amerika Line steamship souvenir pin. The exquisitely detailed pin shows two enameled flags crossed with a copper anchor bearing a brass steering wheel centered between them and with a lovely rope/chain embellishment. The Hamburg Amerika Line was a transatlantic German shipping company established in 1847. The company's full name, in German, is Hamburg Amerikanische Paketfahrt Aktien-Gesellschaft (HAPAG) and it was at one time, the world's largest shipping company.

VINTAGE: Circa 1870's

SIZE: Approximately 1-3/16" x 1-3/4"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Enamel, copper, brass

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with scrolling 'C' catch

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an ocean liner and nautical collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBJM16 LAGEX7/16

CONDITION: 9- (Excellent+): The pin shows minor to moderate wear, nearly all of the enamel and gilt brass details remain intact, overall excellent condition.

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