Wonderful 1926 7th Encampment New Jersey VFW Member Badge from Lakewood with Airship!
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Wonderful 1926 7th Encampment New Jersey VFW Member Badge from Lakewood with Airship!

Code: vt10003

$175.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a wonderful 1926 New Jersey Veterans of Foreign Wars member badge from their 7th annual encampment in Lakewood, New Jersey, the future home base for the Graf Zeppelin around-the-world flight. The medal has a miniature United States Navy airship hanging from the bar.

VINTAGE: Circa 1926.

SIZE: Approximately 4-3/8" in height and 2" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Plated brass, Duralumin, silk, paper, clear celluloid.

ATTACHMENT: Bar, horizontal safety-style pin.

MARKINGS: WHITEHEAD-HOAG NEWARK, N.J (on bar and on reverse of medal); some numbers on clip.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a veterans collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBJX11 LAGEX12/11

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The medal shows light to medium wear and has a moderate overall tarnish.

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