Southeast Kentucky. This hydrant is on a water line supplying a large mining operation that folded its tents and slowly moved away in the mid-50s.
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I wonder about this 1″ pinback. I found it in a local flea. It’s a plastic finish, but it has an odd texture. No maker mark.
Black pin, white microphone apparently issuing lightning bolts from TN VA. Bizarre.
Probably it’s for an uneasy association of Tennessee and Virginia broadcasters.
I’m going to put this in a new card folder, but this is mostly how it looked when I bought it (for under $4). My pencil notation is what I dug up on the web.