Vintage Railroad Date Nail Hat Pin / Lapel Pin - 1940
This stylish hat pin or lapel pin is made with a genuine railroad date nail from 1940. Railroad date nails were used by railroad companies to mark the year that the track was laid. Date nails were most used in the 1930s and almost completely disappeared by the 1970s.
If you're looking for a particular year (before 1970) we probably have it in stock
MEASUREMENTS & MATERIALS:
* The nail head is about 5/8" in diameter. (16mm)
* Pin measures approximately 3/4"(20mm)
* All items come in a gift box.