Extremely Rare Ca. 1890's US Light House Service (USLHS) Bullion Hat Badge from the Great Lakes Area
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Extremely Rare Ca. 1890's US Light House Service (USLHS) Bullion Hat Badge from the Great Lakes Area

Code: cgi00001gla

$1,175.00

Product Description

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OUT OF OFFICE: September 15 through September 22 2019.

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ARTIFACT: Extremely rare circa 1890's United States Light House Service (USLHS) bullion hat badge from the Great Lakes Area. The Lighthouse Service merged with the United States Coast Guard in 1939. The center of the hat badge shows a beautifully embroidered light house surrounded by a gold bullion wreath on black wool felt.

VINTAGE: Circa 1890's

SIZE: Approximately 3-3/8" x 2-7/8"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Bullion embroidered wool felt, partial elastic cotton elastic

ATTACHMENT: Double post with clutchbacks

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a US Light House Service collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VCEJX16 LAAGEX10/16

CONDITION: 9- (Excellent+): The badge shows minor wear, much of the bullion details remain intact, overall excellent condition.

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