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Gorgeous Early WWII War Worker ID Badge from the Columbus, OH General Depot. Near Mint & Low #
ARTIFACT: Gorgeous, early WWII Home Front War Worker enameled ID badge from the Columbus, Ohio General Depot by Whitehead & Hoag Co., Newark N.J. The badge is shield shaped, features red, white, and blue enamel, and reads: "COLUMBUS GENERAL DEPOT". This example is in near mint condition with a very low #: "9" the design is obviously based on an older United Airlines Ground Crew badge.
VINTAGE: Circa early WWII
SIZE: Approximately 1-9/16" x 1-3/16"
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Enamel, nickel, brass
ATTACHMENT: Vertical pin with drop in locking swivel catch
MARKINGS: "W&H CO."
ITEM NOTES: This is from a Home Front War Worker collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MDJX16 LADEX10/16
CONDITION: 9 (ExcellentNear Mint): The badge shows minor wear, the plating and enameled details remain fully intact, overall near mint condition.