This is a beautiful, high quality World War II United States Merchant Marine officer hat badge in gilt sterling silver. The large and handsome badge is by H&H. It dates to circa 1943 and is made with “war shortages material” screw backs.
Circa World War II.
Approximately 2-1/2” in height and 2-7/16” in width.
Sterling silver, gilt sterling silver.
Double screw post with “war shortages material” flower-shaped disc backings.
H&H eagle maker mark.
This is from a WWII United States Merchant Marine collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MCJX14 LAAEX6/14 SAAEX3/15
7+ (Very Fine+): The badge has some areas of light wear.
As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.