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Postal clerk chest badge, number 8442

Description:

U.S. Post Office Department clerk badge, number 8442, with horizontal hinged pin and safety clasp on verso. Shield design with horse and rider medallion; numerical figures positioned on raised upper banner; lower portion inscribed "WASHINGTON." Inscription on back reads "U.S. Government Property / If Found / Drop in Mail Box."

Date:
1950s
Markings:
literal:POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / WASHINGTON figurative: horserider (in center)
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
0.25 x 1.5 x 1.5 in. (0.635 x 3.81 x 3.81 cm)
Museum ID:
1987.0206.550
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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