April Militaria & Autographs Auction

BROTHERHOOD OF LOCOMOTIVE PIN

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Start price: $40

Estimated price: $80 - $140

Auction house commission: 25%

Badge for the Delegate of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers. On the badge is the picture of the Head of the BLE from 1903 to 1925, Warren Stanford Stone (1860-1925). The badge commemorates the Brotherhood – a labor union founded in Michigan in 1863. It was the first permanent trade organization for railroad workers in the US. Stone did not believe in compulsory union membership and he advocated for ‘labor capitalism’. 4.5 x 2 inches. The medal is stamped 276 on the verso.

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