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RMS clerk chest badge, number 4098

Description:

U.S. Post Office Department Railway Mail Service (RMS) eagle-style chest badge, number 4098, 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 / US / RAILWAY MAIL SERVICE / 4098"; on reverse "C.G. BRAXMAR / 10 / MAIDEN LANE / NEW YORK"
Medium:
possibly unplated nickel silver, nickel plated steel, or nickel plated brass
Dimensions:
Height x Width x Depth: 2 9/16 x 2 3/16 x 3/8 in. (6.5 x 5.5 x 1 cm)
Museum ID:
1995.2084.1
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

  • RMS clerk chest badge, number 4098
  • RMS clerk chest badge, number 4098
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