72 TELEPHONE PIONEERS OF AMERICA LAPEL PINS - UNIQUE

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Aug 07,2007
  • Channel: Online Auction

UP FOR AUCTION IS A VERY EXTENSIVE AND UNIQUE LOT OF 72 LAPEL PINS, ALL BUT A COUPLE ARE TELEPHONE PIONEERS OF AMERICA PINS FROM NUMEROUS CHAPTERS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY AND CANADA. THIS COLLECTION WAS ACQUIRED RECENTLY AT AN ESTATE SALE. T'S 1 MACK BULLDOG PIN AND A COUPLE THAT DON'T HAVE A CHAPTER NUMBER SO I'M NOT SURE WHAT THEY ARE. THE TELEPHONE PIONEERS OF AMERICA PINS ARE LISTED BELOW.

COLLECTION INCLUDES (BY CHAPTER NUMBERS) - 3, 4 (KS, MO OK, AR, TX), 5 (MANHATTAN EMPIRE), 6 (LIBERTY BELL - 3 PINS), 7 (L.H. KINNARD - 6 PINS), 8 (3 PINS), 9 (NEW HAVEN, CT), 10 (WOLVERINE), 11 (REGION PIN), 12, 13 (FORT PITT - 3 PINS), 14 (THOMAS SHERWIN), 15, 23 (DIXIE), 24, 33 (MAINE), 34 (2 PINS), 41 (OKLAHOMA), 42 (WEST VIRGINIA), 44, 52, 54 (F. B. JEWETT - 2 PINS), 55 (McDONALD CHAPTER), 57 (MIDSTATE EMPIRE), 58 (ADIRONDACK), 63 (VERMONT AND NEW HAMPHIRE), 65 (KEYSTONE STATE - 2 PINS), 70 (NORTHWEST COUNCIL), 74 (TORONTO), 78 (MERRIMACK VALLEY WORKS), 81 (H. G. McCULLY DOWNSTATE - 2 PINS), 82 (NEWARK), 91, 94 (OKLAHOMA CITY), 97 (MILE HIGH), 99 (BELLCORE - 4 PINS), 103 (TRISTATE).

THESE PINS BELONGED TO AN EMPLOYEE/RETIREE OF AT&T WHO WAS OBVIOUSLY A MEMBER OF THE GROUP AND MUST HAVE BEEN A DELEGATE OR OFFICER IN THE ORGANIZATION SINCE SHE TRAVELLED TO MANY CHAPTER MEETINGS OVER THE YEARS.

TELEPHONE PIONEERS OF AMERICA WAS FOUNDED IN 1911. THE GROUP CHANGED ITS NAME TO TELECOMPIONEERS IN 2002. THIS IS THE WORLD'S LARGEST CORPORATE VOLUNTEER ORGANIZATION, A DEDICATED GROUP OF MORE THAN 620,000 MEN AND WOMEN ( EMPLOYEES AND RETIREES) DEDICATED TO SERVING THEIR COMMUNITIES WITH CHAPTERS THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES, CANADA AND BEYOND.

MY ITEMS ARE MOSTLY VINTAGE AND ACQUIRED AT ESTATE SALES. AS SUCH, THEY MAY NOT BE AS PERFECT AS A NEW ITEM. HOWEVER, I DO MY BEST TO ACCURATELY DESCRIBE THE CONDITION. I SELL ALL TYPES OF ITEMS AND PROFESS NO PARTICULAR EXPERTISE IN ANY ONE OF THEM. I ENCOURAGE ALL PROSPECTIVE BIDDERS TO ASK QUESTIONS.

PLEASE CHECK OUT MY OTHER ITEMS UP FOR AUCTION. I WILL GLADLY COMBINE ITEMS FOR SHIPMENT TO SAVE YOU ON POSTAGE/HANDLING FEES WHENEVER POSSIBLE. IF YOU WIN MULTIPLE ITEMS, I WILL CONTACT YOU WITH ACTUAL SHIPPING FEES BEFORE YOU REMIT PAYMENT. PLEASE EMAIL WITH ANY QUESTIONS.

SELLER HIGHLY RECOMMENDS ADDING INSURANCE IF BUYER CHOOSES USPS SHIPMENT - ESPECIALLY IF ITEMS ARE CONSIDERED FRAGILE . $1.65 PROVIDES $50 INSURANCE. UPS SHIPMENT INCLUDES INSURANCE COVERAGE UP TO $100. SELLER IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ITEM(S) ONCE THEY ARE SHIPPED . EBAYERS FROM CANADA, UNITED KINGDOM, GERMANY AND AUSTRALIA PLEASE CONTACT ME FOR RATES.

THANKS FOR LOOKING. GOOD LUCK BIDDING

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