Title Pinback: HOTEL AND RESTAURANT EMPLOYEES' INTERNATIONAL ALLIANCE and BARTENDERS' INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE OF AMERICA.
Publisher Bastian Bros. Rochester, NY
Seller ID 50-0370
Celluloid. 1/2 d. B.B. Co./ ROCH.N.Y. [Bastian Bros. Rochester, NY] stamped on the metal back along with crossed tongs & tin snip within a circle within an oval enclosing UNION LABEL. This design was used into 1940s. The Hotel and Restaurant Employees International Alliance and Bartenders International League of America was organized in 1890 and received its charter from the American Federation of Labor in 1891. Its many affiliates and local unions in the U.S. & Canada have used different names over the years incorporating the types of food service workers they covered, which accounts for the appearance of their logo in many contexts. The union has register several very similar logos and H.R.E.I.A. since its inception, but the one on this pickback was registered April 21, 1943 with the serial number of 71460049. This and other filings expired in 1986. Some tarnish on the metal back o/w Fine (No defects). NOTE: Shipping for this item via 1st Class Mail is $3.00. Your shipping charge will appear as $4.00 in the Shopping Cart, but will be lowered before your credit card is charged.