Extremely Rare Ca. 1900 US Lighthouse Service Bullion Hat Badge

Extremely Rare Ca. 1900 US Lighthouse Service Bullion Hat Badge

Code: cgi00001lhs

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Product Description


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ARTIFACT: Extremely rare circa 1900 United States Lighthouse Service (USLHS) bullion hat badge on remnant of original hat band. The Lighthouse Service merged with the United States Coast Guard in 1939. The badge is exquisitely detailed with bullion embroidered navy blue wool felt depicting a lighthouse surrounded by waves and the letters: "U. S. L. H. S." The reverse of the badge features a silk backing.

VINTAGE: Circa 1900

SIZE: Approximately 4" x 3"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Bullion embroidered wool felt, elastic band

ATTACHMENT: Elastic band (no longer sewn together)


ITEM NOTES: This is from a USLHS collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MGEX15 LAAGEX6/15 SICEX6/16

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): Badge shows light wear, but overall moderate tarnish giving it a gorgeous patina.

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