Named Circa 1890s New York Woman's Press Club Membership Badge in 14K with Diamond

Named Circa 1890s New York Woman's Press Club Membership Badge in 14K with Diamond

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ARTIFACT: This is a named 1890s membership badge in 14 karat gold for the New York Woman's Press Club, which was founded in 1889 by Jane Cunningham Croly. The badge is a golden torch with a diamond gracing the base of its flame crossed by a golden quill. The two symbols are partially encircled by a purple enameled ring and overlaid with the letters NY in script similar to today's New York Yankees' logo. The reverse is engraved with the member's name: B.L. CLARKE.

VINTAGE: Circa 1890s.

SIZE: Approximately 1-5/16" in height and 13/16" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: 14 karat gold with enamel and diamond.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with drop-in locking swivel catch.

MARKINGS: B. L. CLARKE, CBC maker's mark and 14K.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a communications collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay RAEW91 VHGEX12/10

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The badge shows very little wear.

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