Large, Rare, Near Mint 1903 UCV Reunion Committee Badge for Information Volunteer
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Large, Rare, Near Mint 1903 UCV Reunion Committee Badge for Information Volunteer

Code: vtg00003u

$675.00

Product Description

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OUT OF OFFICE: September 15 through September 22 2019.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifact of interest here, but please be advised that we are currently out of the office, at the legendary MAX Show (Last one in Pittsburgh!) returning on Monday September 23rd, and we will not be able to ship until then. Feel free to place an order, or email us to place an artifact ON HOLD, but, again, we will not be able to ship until 9/23/19.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: This is a unique 1903 reunion committee badge for an Information volunteer for the Union of Confederate Veterans (UCV), the Confederate answer to the Union's Grand Army of the Republic formed in 1889. The UCV remained active until 1951. The badge is very ornate and has a bright pink silk ribbon. The numbers on the reverse are either period or are later museum acquisition numbers.

VINTAGE: Circa 1903.

SIZE: Approximately 5-1/4" in height and 1-3/4" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Copper-plated brass, painted areas, gilt brass, silk.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal safety-style pin.

MARKINGS: 71.81 and 71.82; SCHWAAB S & S CO. MILWAUKEE WIS. on back of medallion.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Confederate veteran reunion collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VBJJX13 LEGEX9/13 SLFGEX8/18

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The badge is in beautiful condition.

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