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1942 Sterling Silver US Naval Academy Baseball Medal by BB&B Awarded to C. W. Watson
ARTIFACT: This is a sterling silver United States Naval Academy baseball medal by BB&B (Bailey, Banks & Biddle). It was awarded to a student named C.W. Watson in 1942 and reads UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY. It bears the Academy's coat of arms, a hand holding a trident over a galley ship with oars in the water, along with its motto EX SCIENTIA TRIDENS, meaning "from knowledge, seapower".
VINTAGE: Circa 1942.
SIZE: 1-1/4" diameter.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Sterling silver.
ATTACHMENT: Ring link to attach to chain.
MARKINGS: Engraving on reverse reads C.W. WATSON '44 BASEBALL '42. There is also a BB&B STERLING maker's mark.
ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Naval Academy collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay MDJX07 LAGEX
CONDITION: 7- (Very Fine-): Medal has moderate tarnish and relatively insignificant wear.