Vintage U S Dept. Of Health Education And Welfare 10-year Service Pin, Screwback For Sale
Recently purchased at a local estate sale, this item is an attractive vintage lapel pin that is a 10-year service award from the U. S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. Composed of metal, the three-dimensional design also uses deep red enamel (or other substance). The center metal field features the symbol of this Federal agency - an eagle with extended wings atop a shield inside which is an open book (education), a snake coiled around a staff (health), and a circular chain (welfare). In an outer red ring is the full name of the agency and, at the bottom,10 YEARS. This pin has a threaded post on the reverse, with a screw-on 'button.' This pin measures slightly more than 1/2" in diameter, and the metal appears to be bronze. The manufacturer is named - Metal Arts Company in Rochelle, NY.
PLEASE NOTE: These HEA pins seldom are available for purchase. What a great estate sale find!!!
This lapel pin is in very good condition, with no apparent wear or damage. The 'button' threads onto the post very easily.
The illustration in this listingis a photo of the actual item being offered for sale.
Payment must be received within ten days of close of sale. In compliance with 'spayment policy, payment may be made only by PayPal. Shipping (First Class Mail with Tracking and Delivery Confirmation), $3.00 in the U. S. Shipping to addresses outside the U. S. using USPS First Class Mail International, $7.00. PLEASE NOTE: The U. S. Postal Service recently raised its rates for international mail considerably!! International shipments sometimes are delayed by customs in the countries of receipt, and delivery sometimes takes 2-3 months! The seller is not responsible for safe delivery outside the U. S. because tracking is not available. Combined shipping on multiple purchases is available.
INTERNATIONAL BUYERS - PLEASE NOTE:
Due to the seller's work schedule, trips to the Post Office can be made onlywhen possible. Shipments usually are made within one or two business days of receipt of payment - and always are made within three to four business days of receipt of payment.
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Vintage U S Dept. Of Health Education And Welfare 10-year Service Pin, Screwback: $5