Sea post clerk chest badge, number 81
U.S. Post Office Department Sea Post Service chest badge, number 81, 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.
Show is an eagle-style chest badge worn by a steamship mail clerk while employed with the Sea Post Service. It is similar in design to the badge issued by the Railway Mail Service.