Vintage Hat Pin / Lapel Pin, Pullman Railroad Button - Brass
This pin is handcrafted with vintage brass button from a railroad uniform and can be worn as a lapel pin, brooch or hat pin. The Pullman Palace Car Company was founded in 1862. Pullman was famous for their sleeping cars and their affiliation with the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, the notable African American union. The railroad buttons in our collection date between 1880 and 1970.
MEASUREMENTS & MATERIALS:
* The button is about 15/16" in diameter (23mm)
* Pin measures approximately 1"