Early WWII Brass USN Seabees Shield Badge as Worn by Those Serving with USMC Units
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Early WWII Brass USN Seabees Shield Badge as Worn by Those Serving with USMC Units

Code: usni20317nss


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Product Description

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THANK YOU ALL Very Much for the Orders that came in while we were on the road, we are processing them as quickly as possible! We are Currently BACK IN THE OFFICE so NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY, as we are FULLY OPERATIONAL and ABLE TO SHIP until our Departure for the 2021 Police Collectors National Show on Tuesday October 19th.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts to add to your collection here, and Please Note that the NEXT THREE WEEKS, through Monday 10/18/21, is an EXCELLENT TIME TO BUY, as we are IN THE OFFICE and ABLE TO SHIP, before we are again Out of the Office FOR TEN DAYS from 10/19/21 through 10/27/21.
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ARTIFACT: This is a circa early World War II United States Navy Seabees shield badge. The "Seabees" was the nickname for members of USN Construction Battalions. The badge is the type worn by Seabees serving with United States Marine Corps units. It reads CONSTRUIMUS BATUIMIS (We build, we fight) U.S.N. beneath the figure of a laboring soldier in relief. The badge has a maker mark on reverse.

VINTAGE: Circa WWII.

SIZE: Approximately 1-1/4" in height and 1" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Brass.

ATTACHMENT: Vertical pin with come-under locking catch.

MARKINGS: " MACO (Metallic Arts Company) ROCH N.Y." (ROCHESTER)

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Navy Seabees badge collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VCJM18 LADEX03/17/20 SACJX09/20

CONDITION:  7- (Very Fine-): The badge has some medium wear, overall very fine condition.

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