Western Union ADT hat badge #99

Western Union / ADT hat badge #99

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Description (Brief)
This enamel Western Union/A.D.T. [American District Telegraph] hat badge is marked “99”. The badge dates to 1907, in Springfield, MO, and received from George E. Maynard in 1954.
Currently not on view
Object Name
Insignia, Cap
date made
Bastian Brothers Company
Physical Description
enamel (overall material)
overall: 20 in x 4 1/2 in; 50.8 cm x 11.43 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
from Western Union Corporation
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