This is an early World War II United States Merchant Marine Officer badge made in sterling by A. E. Co. The badge has a shield and anchor in the middle of it, surrounded by a compass, with a fluer-de-lis to indicate North
Approximately 1” in diameter
Vertical pin with locking swivel catch
“UNITED STATES MERCHANT MARINE. STERLING A.E.CO.”
This is from a US Merchant Marine collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAJX16 LFJX03/17
8+ (Excellent): Light wear, very nicely patinated.
As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original, and of the period stated.