Great 1930's - WWII Portsmouth (NH) Navy Yard Police Breast Badge
ARTIFACT: Great 1930's ??? WWII Portsmouth, New Hampshire Navy Yard Police breast badge. The sunburst-like center displays a nice, enameled Great Seal of the United States and surrounding it reads: "NAVY YARD PORTSMOUTH, N.H.". The badge is topped with a spread-winged eagle and below reads: "POLICE". The reverse shows the stamped number: "160" and the locking mechanism on the catch is missing.
VINTAGE: Circa 1930's ??? WWII
SIZE: Approximately 2-1/8" x 1-3/4"
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Chrome plated brass, enamel
ATTACHMENT: Vertical pin with come under catch, locking mechanism is missing
MARKINGS: "106" stamped on reverse
ITEM NOTES: This is from a Military Police collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MEJV16 LCDEX6/16
CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The badge shows minor to moderate wear mostly to edges, locking mechanism in catch is missing, much of the chrome plated and enameled details remain intact, overall very fine condition.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.