This is a great hard to find badge made by one of the most prominent companies of the day. This badge is unusual in that it is dated 1949. Southwestern did many things not just at the state level but also the National level. A little history- Lovina Phillips married Clarence Burbridge and they founded the Southwestern Stamp Co. in 1903 a year after their marriage. They moved to Oklahoma in 1926 and continued a now prosperous business. The Southwestern Stamp Co which was one of the pioneer stamp companies in America.