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Decorative Ribbon Pin for "B. & D.A. No.1 Butchers & Drovers Association Detroit, Mich."

Detroit nd (mid to late Pin is oblong 1/2 x 2, with fringe on either side, attached to the pin are two pieces of satin ribbon, one is oblong pale blue 1.75 x 2.5, plus gold fringe and under it is a red satin ribbone 6.75 x 9, plus gold fringe, red ribbon is backed with a black satin ribbon with silver lettering and decoration, blue and red ribbons have gilt lettering. Pin has solder marks on reverse from an earlir repair, ribbons have light soiling/staining else good/very good. Ribbon lettering: on the blue ribbon "B.&D.A. No. 1," on the red and black ribbons "Butchers & Drovers Association Detroit, Mich." along with an illustration of a steer surrounded by butchering implements and flags. Very good condition. According to the 1885 Detroit City Directory, the Butchers and Drovers Association was "a beneficial society of German butchers and drovers. Organized April, 1865.


Book Id: 98-1358

Price: $65.00

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