Beautiful Sterling WWII Barbers Point Naval Air Station Patriotic Badge "We Will Not Let Them Down"
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Beautiful Sterling WWII Barbers Point Naval Air Station Patriotic Badge "We Will Not Let Them Down"

Code: usnp20003bpn

$160.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Beautiful sterling WWII Barbers Point Naval Air Station, Hawaii patriotic badge by Whitehead & Hoag Co. in Newark, New Jersey. The red, white, and blue shield shaped, enameled badge shows a winged blue circle in the center with the letters: "BP" and beneath it reads: "NAVAL AIR STATION" and above a white scroll or banner reads: "WE WILL NOT LET THEM DOWN". The very top center of the badge features red, crossed anchors with a five point star in raised detail.

VINTAGE: Circa WWII

SIZE: Approximately 1-7/16" x 13/16"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Sterling silver, enamel

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with drop in locking swivel catch

MARKINGS: "STERLING" "WH" in a circle, Whitehead & Hoag maker mark

ITEM NOTES: This is from a USN collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBJX16 LAFJX9/16

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine&emdash;Excellent): The patriotic badge shows moderate wear, much of the enamel details remain intact, overall very fine condition.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.