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WWI Shipyard Volunteer Lapel Badge by Whitehead & Hoag
ARTIFACT: This is a World War I shipyard volunteer lapel badge, which is oval and shows a sailing ship in relief at its center. It was made by Whitehead & Hoag of Newark, New Jersey.
VINTAGE: Circa World War I.
SIZE: Approximately 13/16" in height and 1-1/4" in width.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Copper.
ATTACHMENT: Lapel stud.
MARKINGS: "WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO. NEWARK, N.J." and union stamp.
ITEM NOTES: This is from a WWI Home Front collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months.
CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The stud has areas of light to moderate wear and a handsome overall patina.