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Extremely rare early 1920's United States Army 2nd Cavalry distinctive insignia by J. R. Gaunt. The enameled brass DI is the early starburst style and features a white enamel trefoil in the center of a green enameled burst both centered within a brass starburst with a banner beneath that reads: "TOUJOURS PRET" (Always Ready). Established in 1836, the Second Cavalry is the oldest continuously serving regiment in the United States Army.
Circa early 1920's
Approximately 1 3/16'' in height x 1-1/4" in width.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION:
Single screw post with disc backing two stabilizer pins.
"J.R. GAUNT NEW YORK MADE IN ENGLAND"
This is from a US Army collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MCJV15 LAFJX6/15 hldLOCATE04/21
6+ (FineVery Fine): DI shows minor to moderate wear, stabilizing pins are bent, chips and minor crazing to white enamel, much of the enamel details remain intact.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.