Badge and ribbon
Overall: 7 1/2 x 3 in. ( 19 x 7.6 cm )
Ribbon with badge suspended from bar with pin-back; upper bar depicts two hands shaking; inscribed "WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO. NEWARK N.J."; badge depicts image of G.A.R. medal; inscribed "GRAND ARMY/OF THE REPUBLIC"; bar and badge connected by American flag ribbon; red, white and blue ribbon attached to upper bar inscribed "BABCOCK POST,/NO. 59, G.A.R./OSWEGO, N.Y."; reverse printed on ribbon "WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO./BADGE MAKERS, NEWARK, N.J."; printed on paper "MANUFACTURED BY/THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO.,/RIBBON, METAL AND CELLULOID BADGES,/NEWARK, N.J./WAVING FLAG PAT'D JUNE 14, 1892./SILK BAR PAT'D OCT. 18, 1892/IVORY ENAMEL BAR PAT'D MARCH 7, 1893/OTHER BADGE PATENTS,/MARCH 13, 1888./JUNE 10, 1890./JUNE 11, 1892./JULY 19, 1892./AUG. 2,1892."
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