Great WWI US Army, UK-Made Badge: "ON DUTY, Headquarters B.S. 3"
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Great WWI US Army, UK-Made Badge: "ON DUTY, Headquarters B.S. 3"

Code: uaimi10005dhb


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Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Great WWI United States Army UK-made badge. The shield shaped badge features an enameled US flag with thirteen stars centered within the shield and surrounding it reads: "U.S.A. ON DUTY HDQRS B.S. 3" Headquarters (Base Sector, BN Section, British Sector?). There is an eagle perched on the top of the shield with wings spread and the reverse reads: "J.R. GAUNT LONDON".

VINTAGE: Circa WWI

SIZE: Approximately 1-1/8" x 1-3/16"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Bronze, enamel

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal "Y" British kick pin with "C" type catch.

MARKINGS: "J.R. GAUNT LONDON"

ITEM NOTES: This is from a US Army collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MBJX16 LAFEX9/16

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The hat badge shows minor to wear, much of the plating and enamel details remain, overall handsome patina.

GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.