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Abe Lincoln Club pin

Creator:
Grays and Harbor Stamp Works
Location:
Aberdeen, Washington
Origin Date:
Unknown
Materials:
metal
Measurements:
overall: 7/8 in x 7/8 in
Item ID:
71.2009.082.0646
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Three-dimensional Objects

Description

Circular pin features central white space enclosed within a bright red frame. The central white space features a blue castle-like structure crowned by a red bird spreading its wings. The castle has two crossing flags in its interior, one of the flag of the United States of America and the other of a white flag with a central red heart. Below the castle, there is a ribbon with blue print that reads "Greater Seattle Defense Chest". The red frame has white print that reads "Abe Lincoln Club Member". Within this frame, there are also two emblems. The back features a safety pin mechanism used for pinning. Along the ridge of the pin, there is white print that reads "G.H. Stamp Works Aberdeen, Wash.". An emblem is also engraved in the back of the pin. Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum