Sea post clerk chest badge, number 81
- U.S. Post Office Department Sea Post Service chest badge, number 81, with vertical hinged pin and clasp on verso. Spread eagle clutching arrows and olive branch surmounts oval medallion with a U superimposed on an S, thirteen stars surrounding it; lower portion has branches on either side of a raised crest with the badge number.
- Show is an eagle-style chest badge worn by a steamship mail clerk while employed with the Sea Post Service. It is similar in design to the badge issued by the Railway Mail Service.
- Data Source
- National Postal Museum
- Object number
- Associated Organization
- Sea Post Service
- Employee Gear
- 1.3 x 5.1 x 6.4 cm (1/2 x 2 x 2 1/2 in.)
- United States of America
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- National Postal Museum Collection
- Postal Employees
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