This is a World War I shipyard volunteer lapel stud, which is oval and shows a sailing ship in relief at its center.
Circa World War I.
Approximately 13/16” in height and 1-1/4” in width.
WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO. NEWARK, N.J. and union stamp.
This is from a homefront collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. REL94 VBHX12/10
7+ (Very Fine+): The stud has areas of light to moderate wear and a handsome overall patina.
As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.