Interesting Ca. 1910 GAR & USWV Ladies' Auxiliaries Honorary Member Badge Winchester Post No. 147
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Interesting Ca. 1910 GAR & USWV Ladies' Auxiliaries Honorary Member Badge Winchester Post No. 147

Code: vt00000lah

$60.00

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ARTIFACT: Interesting circa 1910 GAR & USWV Ladies' Auxiliaries Honorary Member badge for Winchester Post #197, New York, GAR by Whitehead & Hoag Co., New Jersey. The Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) is a fraternal organization for the Union veterans of the Civil War and the United Spanish War Veterans (USWV) is the fraternal organization for veterans of the Spanish-American War. The planchet is suspended from a red, white, and blue ribbon and brass ring and shows a pair of hands shaking in the center, and surrounding it reads: "HONORARY MEMBER WINCHESTER POST No. 197 DEP. N.Y. G.A.R. 1861 - 65 1898" in red, white, and blue enamel detail. The brass pin bar reads: "F.C.&L. - F.P.&H." in embossed lettersF.C.&L. stands for "Faith, Charity, and Love" and F.P.&H. stands for "Freedom, Patriotism, and Humanity".

VINTAGE: Circa 1910

SIZE: Approximately 2-1/8" x 1-3/8"; Planchet: 15/16" in diameter

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Plated brass, enamel, silk ribbon

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with 'C' type catch

MARKINGS: "WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO. NEWARK, N.J."

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Veterans collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VAJX03 LFJX1/16

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The honorary badge shows moderate wear and soiling, much of the plating and enamel details remain intact, overall very fine condition.

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