Posted 4 months ago
This is a 1971 issue Indianapolis 500 Pit Badge Pinback - This would have allowed entry into the pit area and the garage area for race crews.
Made in a shield shape, it has the Seal of the City of Indianapolis and the dates 1911-1971 - this was for the 60th Indianapolis 500 race run on the Speedway, which was constructed in 1909. - The badge number is #6914
Imprinted on back is Indianapolis Motor Speedway and below that the makers' name - Bastian Bros. Co., Rochester, N.Y. - Made of bronze / measures 7/8" wide by 1 1/4" high