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Nice circa 1900 Newsboy badge issued by the State of Maryland. The oval badge is suspended from a large safety pin and shows a cutout in the center for paper name tag and celluloid insert; surrounding it reads: "NEWSBOY REGISTERED BY COMMISSIONER OF LABOR & STATISTICS MARYLAND" in black painted lettering. The reverse reads: "ARTHUR L. MERICK BALTIMORE, MD" in small detailed lettering.
Approximately 2-9/16" (with pin); Badge: 1-7/8" x 2-5/8".
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION:
Nickeled nickel, black paint.
Safety pin, & "figure 8" loops.
"ARTHUR L. MERICK BALTIMORE, MD"
This is from a newspaper-related collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. CON-KDB-25-16 LBDEX11/16 SRET01/19
7+ (Very Fine+): The badge shows moderate wear, celluloid missing, most of the nickel plated and black painted details remain intact, overall very fine condition.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.