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Title: Bridgeport Brass Co. pin

Accession Number: 2005.34.430
Category: ADVERTISING
Type: Pin
Maker: Bridgeport Brass Co.
Place: USA, CT, Bridgeport
Date: no earlier than 1897
Materials: tin
Description: Pin; Bridgeport Brass Co. pin; from the collection of Captain Richard C. Mears (1829-1899); small tin piece, used as an advertisement by the Bridgeport Brass Co.; thought to be a pin, suggested by shallow groove on back, though no actual pin backing is present; depicts an image of a Bridgeport Brass Co. model bicycle lantern; printed on light beam coming from lantern "SEARCH/ LIGHT".

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