This is a pair of World War II United States Maritime Services Lieutenant Junior Grad shoulder boards worn by Wally Johnson, a radio officer aboard the U.S.S. President Garfield, which is pictured above (as well As Johnson himself). The boards are in gold bullion.
Circa World War II.
Approximately 5-3/16” in height and 2-1/4” in width (each).
Wool embroidered in bullion threads, embroidery tape, plated brass, silk backing, patent leather.
Strap affixed by snap (one each).
SCOVILL MFG. CO.
This is from a United States Maritime Services collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAJX11 LGEX5/11
8 (Excellent-): The boards have only light wear and minor tarnish to the bullion.
As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.