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RMS clerk chest badge, number 47020

Description:

U.S. Post Office Department Railway Mail Service (RMS) eagle-style chest badge, number 47020, with vertical hinged pin and clasp on verso. Spread eagle clutching arrows and olive branch surmounts oval medallion with a U superimposed on an S, thirteen stars surrounding it; lower portion has branches on either side of a raised crest with the badge number.

Date:
1899
Markings:
"POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT / U S / RAILWAY MAIL SERVICE / 47020"
Medium:
metal (possibly unplated nickel silver, nickel plated steel, or nickel plated brass)
Dimensions:
Height x Width x Depth: 2 7/16 × 2 1/8 × 1/2 in. (6.19 × 5.4 × 1.3 cm)
Museum ID:
0.288737.5
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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