Postal inspector chest badge
- Associated Organization
- Postal Inspection Service
- U.S. Postal Inspection Service chest badge with vertical tension pin and clasp on verso. Six-pointed star encompasses circular medallion with eagle and shield emblem. Upper portion of medallion marked "U.S. POST OFFICE DEPT."; lower portion inscribed "INSPECTOR."
- Although it is one of the oldest law enforcement agencies in the country, the Postal Inspection Service did not issue badges until the 1900s. Postal inspectors wore the star-shaped badge, like the one shown, until the early 1970s. This badge beloned to Post Office Inspector Dana F. Angier.
- Object number
- Employee Gear
- metal (nickel plated brass)
- Height x Width x Depth: 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 1/4 in. (6.99 x 6.99 x 0.64 cm)
- United States of America
- On View
- Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
- National Postal Museum
- Postal Employees
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