Great Northern Railway Association pin

Collections items are not for sale. A photo reproduction can be purchased.

Description Octagon shaped lapel pin with bronze finish reading "VETERAN'S ASSOCIATION OF THE GREAT NORTHERN RY." with a bas-relief of James J. Hill, the founder of the railroad. Made by the Green Duck Company of Chicago, Illinois. Circa early twentieth century.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 1/2 inch height
1/2 inch width
1/4 inch depth
Nomenclature Lapel pin
Subjects Hill, James J. (James Jerome)
Veterans Association of the Great Northern Railway
Railroad
Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Badges, Buttons & Medals. Business & Commercial
Transportation. Rail
Dates Creation: Approximately 1900 - Approximately 1940

Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1997.282.1

User Comments

  • Peggy OConnell on February 24, 2018 07:37:51 PM

    I am confused do you sell the pin or a photo of it? Also how many of those antique pins were made?

  • Photo and Art Database Admin on March 12, 2018 10:57:57 AM

    Collections items are not for sale. A photo reproduction can be purchased above. This item was donated to MNHS in 1997. We do not have information about how many pins were produced.

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