GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.
Very Rare 1920s Numbered American Automobile Association (AAA) Race Mechanic License Badge
ARTIFACT: This is a very rare 1920s numbered AAA race mechanic (or here called a "mechanician") license badge. AAA began in 1902 when a handful of motor clubs banded together to address the need for more accessible and safe roadways for automobiles.
VINTAGE: Circa 1920s.
SIZE: Approximately 1/2" in height and in 5/8" in width.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gold-plated brass with enamel.
ATTACHMENT: Single screw post with disc backing and one stabilization post.
MARKINGS: Initials (CLX?) carved on backing.
ITEM NOTES: This is from an automobile racing collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VEJX99 LDEJX1/11
CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The pin shows some light discoloration and wear.