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This is a World War II United States Army Transport Service officer hat badge in bullion on its original band. The back of the badge has a GEMSCO maker label still affixed. The badge shows a large golden bullion eagle with a red, white and blue embroidered crest upon its breast.
Circa World War II.
Approximately 3-3/8" in height and 24-3/4" in length.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION:
Wool embroidered in bullion and cotton/silk threads, cotton band.
Background: All Wool Exclusive of Ornamentation" GEMSCO NEW YORK.
This is from a WWII United States Army Transport Service collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MEJM13 LAGEX5/14 SAGEX4/16
8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The badge shows only light wear.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.