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    Posted 10 years ago

    earthandma…
    (37 items)

    Another rare find. I have been very lucky lately!

    Here is a Diamond State Telephone Co. pin. This is one of the hardest pins to find from the old Bell System (especially marked 14K). D.S.T.Co. was a subsidiary of Bell Telephone Co. of Pennsylvania and was located in the state of Delaware. I missed a chance for a Lehigh Telephone pin earlier this year and it is even more rare. Maybe next time!

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    Comments

    1. earthandmagneto earthandmagneto, 10 years ago
      Thank you mrmajestic1! I waited a long time for this pin. It was a small telco and therefore not many employees.
    2. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 10 years ago
      Another great find, I haven't seen this pin before.
    3. earthandmagneto earthandmagneto, 10 years ago
      Thank you ttomtucker! Well, I am not sure how big Delaware is as a State but I was told there were maybe only 4 exchanges total for D.S.T.Co. - A very small company. For some reason, the company issued charms more than pins. I have a gold charm and 3 silver charms from this company but this is the first pin I have owned from them and only the second one I have ever seen. Thanks again for your comments!
    4. earthandmagneto earthandmagneto, 10 years ago
      Thank you officialfuel!
    5. earthandmagneto earthandmagneto, 10 years ago
      Thank you mrmajestic1!
    6. earthandmagneto earthandmagneto, 10 years ago
      Thank you BELLIN68!

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