This is a rare sterling silver 1943 United States Merchant Marine (unidentified) union “Torpedoed” lapel pin. The pin reads SMEA 1943 and shows a torpedo at center.
Circa World War II.
Approximately 5/16” in height and 3/4” in width.
Horizontal pin with “C” catch.
This is from a United States Merchant Marine collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAAX08 LCDEX11/10
7 (Very Fine): Pin has some medium wear and tarnish.
As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.