Ext.Rare Small Size American Volunteer Group-AVG-Tiger Pin by Whitehead & Hoag, with Ruby.
ARTIFACT: Originally Owned by Crew Chief Robert A. Smith.
VINTAGE: Circa early WWII
SIZE: Approximately 3/4" x 1".
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: 10K gold-fill on silver, enamel
ATTACHMENT: Diagonal pin with drop in locking swivel catch
MARKINGS: "20-10KT GOLD FILLED", maker's mark: a stylized WH for Whitehead & Hoag of Newark, NJ.
This is from an A.V.G. Flying Tigers collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. CON-VVW-20-18 LGGHEX12/18
CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The collar insignia show moderate wear and tarnish, overall very fine conditon.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.