Small 1890s Postal Telegraph Company Messenger Uniform Button

Small 1890s Postal Telegraph Company Messenger Uniform Button

Code: comtg00002

SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description


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ARTIFACT: This is a small circa 1890s messenger uniform button for the Postal Telegraph Company. The outfit began in the 1880s and merged with one of its competitors, Western Union, in the 1940s. The button is by the S. Eisner Company of New Jersey.

VINTAGE: Circa 1890s.

SIZE: Approximately 9/16" in diameter.


ATTACHMENT: Button loop.


ITEM NOTES: This is from a communication and utilities collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VBL98 LBHX12/12 SDJX9/15

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The button shows light wear.

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