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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.
Circa early 1930s.
Approximately 1" in height and 1-3/8" in width.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION:
Plated brass, enamel.
Horizontal pin with drop-in locking swivel catch.
410; BASTIAN BROS. CO. ROCHESTER N.Y.; 4-2-32 to 2-7-36 scratched upon reverse.
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
7 (Very Fine): The pin has some abrasions but all enamel is intact.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.