GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.
Great Ca. 1900 Wheeling Traction Co. Conductor Badge by Heeren Bros. & Co. Pittsburgh, PA
ARTIFACT: Great circa 1900 Wheeling Traction Company Conductor badge. The shield shaped, black celluloid badge reads: "CONDUCTOR 258 WHEELING TR. CO." in white detail. The reverse reads: "HEEREN BROS. & CO. PITTSBURGH, PA. W.C. PATENTED" and hand-scratched letters: "FLH, AA, AR" and the outer edge border is nickel.
VINTAGE: Circa 1900
SIZE: Approximately 2" x 1-7/8"
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Celluloid, brass, nickel
ATTACHMENT: Vertical pin with 'C' type catch
MARKINGS: "HEEREN BROS. & CO. PITTSBURGH, PA. W.C. PATENTED", "FLH, AA, AR"
ITEM NOTES: This is from a railroad and railway collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. TAAX95 LCFEX2/16
CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The badge shows moderate wear and some separation of the nickel and celluloid though much of the celluloid details remain intact, overall very fine condition.