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March 2024: Day One

Thu, Mar 14, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 360

American/Detroit Tin, Brass, Paper, And Assorted Metal Ca. 1890 - 1950, "Special Interest Employee Pins, Badges, And IDs", 260 Pcs

Estimate: $200 - $600

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $5
$30 $10
$100 $25
$400 $50
$900 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$150,000 $10,000
Special Interest pins, badges, and IDs from a range of sources including companies, municipalities, clubs, and organizations: Aircraft, Banks, Breweries, Briggs, Electric, Fire, Food, Gas, Glass, Insurance, Jewelry, Lumber, Military, Newspaper, Parke Davis, Postal, Private Clubs, Railroads, Rubber, Safety Badges, Security, Stamping, Union, and Vehicle Permits. Specific Examples Include: Bendix Aircraft, Triangle Electric Company, Detroit Farmer's Market, War Department, Boys and Girls Club, Teamsters, Yellow Cab, among others. Most badges are made of non-ferrous metals like brass, copper, and tin. Some have employee photographs. The count for the number of badges is approximate. Provenance: Property of a Detroit, MI Private Collector


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Property of a Detroit, MI Private Collector