This is a rare United States Maritime Service chief petty officer cap badge. The badge has an overall shape of two crossed anchors in an X formation and shows a crest at center reading UNITED STATES MARITIME SERVICE.
Circa World War II.
1-9/16” height and 1-5/8” width.
Sterling silver with red enamel.
Single screw pin with disc backing and two stabilizing pins.
This is from a United States Maritime Service collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VCEX09 LAAEX 4/10
6 (Fine+): Badge has seen its fair share of wear.
As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.