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Catalog Number 2016.015.002.8
Description Raychem Service Award Lapel Pin with Ruby Stone, c. 1974-1999. Cast gold plated pin made by O. C. Tanner and given to Raychem employees after a certain number of years working with the company. The pin has an overall rectangular shape with a polished surface. "Raychem" appears within a rectangular area with a diamond background pattern that is aligned at top left. The patterned area fills almost the full width and slightly more than half the height of the pin's surface. A pinhead-size ruby stone is set into the surface and is centered below the patterned area. A circular polished gold spring-loaded clutch holds the pin in place. A casting mark is stamped into the pin back. Original box is an accessory to the object.
Object Name Pin, Lapel
Collection 3D - Ceremonial Objects
Title Raychem Service Award Lapel Pin with Ruby Stone, c. 1974-1999
Date c. 1974-1999
Creator O. C. Tanner, Salt Lake City, UT
Role Jeweler
Inscription Text A casting mark is stamped into the pin back. It is too small to make out the markings at this time.
Provenance Pin was awarded to Jim Thompson while working at the Raychem Corporation.
Notes Original box is accessory to object.
Dimensions H-0.25 W-0.5 D-0.5 inches
Dimension Details 0.25 x 0.5 x 0.5 is overall dimensions with clutch; pin face only is 0.25 x 0.5 x 0.125; stud is 0.25" long
Search Terms Awards
Business and Industry
Raychem Corporation
Subjects Awards
Radiation chemistry
People Thompson, James C. (Jim)