Great Northern Railway Association pin

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Titles Great Northern Railway Association pin
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
Materials metal
bronze (metal)
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 (Accession Number)

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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