Nice Ca. 1900 New York City Newsboy Badge Issued by the Deptartment of Education
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Nice Ca. 1900 New York City Newsboy Badge Issued by the Deptartment of Education

Code: 0t79comn00001edn-CON

$295.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Nice circa 1900 New York City Newsboy badge issued by the Department of Education. The oval badge features a celluloid center insert where a paper nametag once was and surrounding it reads: "NEWSBOY REGISTERED BY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION THE CITY OF NEW YORK" in stamped lettering with black painted details.

VINTAGE: Circa 1900

SIZE: Approximately 2-1/8" x 1-7/8"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Nickeled nickel, black paint, celluloid

ATTACHMENT: Vertical pin with "C" type catch

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a newspaper-related collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. CON-KDB-25-16 LBIEX11/16

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The badge shows moderate to heavy wear, some of the black painted details remain intact, overall very fine condition.

GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.