This is an early World War II United States Merchant Marine officer badge in sterling silver by A.E. Company. The badge shows a crest bearing an anchor at its center surrounded by the four points of the compass.
Circa early World War II.
Approximately 15/16” in diameter.
Sterling silver, brass pin.
Vertical pin with come-under locking swivel catch.
STERLING and A.E. CO. UTICA N.Y.
This is from a United States Merchant Marine collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAJX11 LDJX5/11
7- (Very Fine-): The badge has some moderate wear and tarnish with areas of slight oxidation.
As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.