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Two pins from Detroit's Chadsey High School: Red and yellow pennant attached to a megaphone and a blue and silver pin with a ship's image and the date of "35"

Detroit 1930s Pennant pin: Undated, red felt, yellow lettering "Chadsey", approx. 3 x 1", megaphone is brass (?), 1.75 x .25", stamped "Rah Rah" with a "football" in the center. Blue pin, Weyhing Bros. Detroit, stamped "sterling" with initials "JCL", approx. .25 x .25", light blue enamel (?), sailing ship on top and surrounded by dark red band with silver lettering "Chadsey High School", attached by a chain is a blue and silver shield "35". Light soiling and wear to pennant lettering else both pieces very good. COMES WITH TWO OTHER PINS: "Detroit Public School" with an "N" in the center and "39" at bottom and attatched to it a chain with "39", no stamping on reverse. "Quill and Scroll I.H.S.H.S.J" in the shape of an open scroll with a feather in the center, stamped on reverse "1/20-1OK", no date. Light wear, both very good condition. The "Quill and Scroll" was an honor society for yearbook and newspaper students who were on the staff for a year. Chadsey High School opened on October 12, 1931, Columbus Day. The influence of Columbus on Chadsey was the school colors, red and gold, the colors of Spain's rulers, the school newspaper "The Navigator", sailing vessel on the pin etc. Chadsey closed in 2009 and was torn down in 2011. All four pins work. Sold as a lot only.


Book Id: 99-4790

Price: $35.00

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