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Socony Vacuum Employee Pinback #740768
Thu Dec 19 2019 09:09 AM
Thu Dec 19 2019 09:09 AM
Joined: Mar 2017
Posts: 36
Central VA
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Central VA
What's the value in this condition, and would this be an attendant's badge? Size is 2" in diameter & badge is Whitehead Hoag

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Erik
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Re: Socony Vacuum Employee Pinback [Re: Topper] #740771
Thu Dec 19 2019 09:26 AM
Thu Dec 19 2019 09:26 AM
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Hillsdale, Michigan
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It's a Socony-Vacuum office or refinery employee badge....attendants, the high majority anyways, were not direct employees of S-V. These date from the WW2 era when security was a major concern for the company.

Personally in that shape I wouldn't feel it would sell for much over $15 maybe $20. They used to sell for pretty good money in good condition, but I've noticed the prices falling on them overall the last few years.
Darin


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