Ext Rare Old West Railroad Badge for Excursion to City of Mexico Nov 20th 1887
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Ext Rare Old West Railroad Badge for Excursion to City of Mexico Nov 20th 1887

Code: rsrr01887owr-CON

$1,175.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This great badge was made for a tour to Mexico City on November 20th, 1887, when 4 Railroads joined force to bring the trip to fruition. The C. & A. ( Chicago & Alton Railroad ), the A, T., & S. F. ( Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe ), Mex. Cent. ( Mexican Central Railway ), and Mex. Ry. (Mexican Railway) are all represent on this wonderful badge, worn no doubt by both the travelers, and the Railroad employees on the trip. 

The badge is made of stamped nickel, with a nickel plated brass safety pin type pin, and a hand-cut sheet nickel saddle for extra support of the pin. 

VINTAGE: Circa 1887s.

SIZE: Approximately 2-7/8 in length x 1-1/8 in height.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Stamped nickel, with a nickel plated brass

ATTACHMENT: Vertical safety-style pin, and a hand-cut sheet nickel saddle for extra support of the pin.

MARKINGS: N/A

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Railroad and Railway collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. CON-NSS-VFEJX20 LAAGEX06/15/20

CONDITION:

Condition: 7+ (Very Fine +). Light wear and patina, more so on the back. 

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