Great 1960's USS Bennington CVS-20 Police Petty Officer Badge #2
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Great 1960's USS Bennington CVS-20 Police Petty Officer Badge #2

Code: apdgmp60050bpp

$285.00


Product Description

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WE ARE OUT OF THE OFFICE!!!... We are OUT OF THE OFFICE for the NEXT TEN 10 DAYS, From Monday 10/18/21 until Wednesday 10/27/21 09/24, WITH LITTLE OR NO SHIPPING CAPABILITIES until our Return to THE OFFICE From our Travels to the Police Collectors National in St. Charles Missouri on Thursday October 28th.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts here on our site to add to your collection, BUT Please Note that we will be OUT OF THE OFFICE, from Monday 10/18/21 through Wednesday 10/27/21, and We will be UNABLE TO SHIP, until our return the Office on Thursday 10/28/21, at which time we will resume NORMAL SHIPPING CAPABILITIES. But, during our time away, we will be happy to accept any orders and get the ordered artifacts marked as SOLD right away.
Thank you, Ron & Kana


ARTIFACT: Great early ??? mid 1960's USS Bennington CVS-20 Police Petty Officer Badge #2. The ball-tipped star pattern badge is router engraved with letters that read: "USS BENNINGTON PPO 2 CVS 20" in black painted detail. The USS Bennington was redesignated as an anti-submarine warfare support carrier, CVS-20 in June of 1959. She took part in the 1960 Laotian Crisis and had three tours of duty ??? between 1965 and 1968 ??? in the Vietnam War. She was the prime recovery vessel for the unmanned Apollo 4 mission and recovered the spacecraft from the ocean on November 9, 1967 and was decommissioned shortly thereafter in 1970.

VINTAGE: Circa early ??? mid 1960's

SIZE: Approximately: 2 ??" x 2 ??"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Nickel plated brass, paint

ATTACHMENT: Vertical safety style pin with come under 'C' catch.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a military police collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MGEV15 LBHEX4/15

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine - Excellent): Badge shows light to moderate wear, nearly all painted details remain fully intact.

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