Rare & Absolutely Beautiful 1900 US Volunteer Life Saving Corps (USVLSC) Flag Badge
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Rare & Absolutely Beautiful 1900 US Volunteer Life Saving Corps (USVLSC) Flag Badge

Code: cgi00003


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Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is an absolutely beautiful circa 1900 enameled flag badge for the United States Volunteer Life Saving Corps (USVLSC). Early on, the USVLSC existed in fifteen states where there were no federally-run life-saving stations, acting to supplement the U. S. Life Saving Service. The badge is in sterling silver and has a rippled "wave" to its surface.

VINTAGE: Circa 1900.

SIZE: Approximately 1-3/4" in height and 1-3/16" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Sterling silver, enamel.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with C catch.

MARKINGS: STERLING.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Coast Guard-related collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay RAJJX13 LBGEX5/13

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The badge shows some light wear only with moderate tarnish on the reverse.

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