Great Ca. 1900 Wheeling Traction Co. Conductor Badge by Heeren Bros. & Co. Pittsburgh, PA
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Great Ca. 1900 Wheeling Traction Co. Conductor Badge by Heeren Bros. & Co. Pittsburgh, PA

Code: rsrs00001wtc

$365.00

Product Description

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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.

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