Rare Early 1930s #'ed Chance Vought Aircraft Worker ID Badge Employment Dates on Reverse
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Rare Early 1930s #'ed Chance Vought Aircraft Worker ID Badge Employment Dates on Reverse

Code: aco10007cv


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Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a numbered circa early 1930s worker identification badge from Chance Vought Aircraft Corporation. Chance Vought was a New York company that changed its name after its 1917 birth as the Lewis and Vought Company. Chance Vought manufactured F4U Corsairs, a fighter aircraft operated from carriers, for both the United States Marine Corps and United States Navy. The badge is oval and enameled blue with a small red wing at its center, and the worker scratched his dates of employment on the reverse! It was made by Bastian Brothers Company of Rochester, New York.

VINTAGE: Circa early 1930s.

SIZE: Approximately 1" in height and 1-3/8" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Plated brass, enamel.

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

MARKINGS: 410; BASTIAN BROS. CO. ROCHESTER N.Y.; 4-2-32 to 2-7-36 scratched upon reverse.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an aircraft company worker badge collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MCT13 LAGEX10/13 SAGEX6/17

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The pin has some abrasions but all enamel is intact.

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