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Nice WWII United States Coast Guard Lieutenant shoulder boards. The boards show bullion embroidered US Shields that depicts thirteen raised stars. Below are two bullion ribbon embroidered stripes. A gilt brass button shows an eagle carrying an anchor with a wreath below in nicely raised detail.
Approximately 5-1/2" x 2-1/4"
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION:
Bullion embroidered wool felt, bullion embroidered ribbon, gilt brass, leather, silk, paperboard
"UNITED CARR" on underside of brass button/rivet
This is from a USCG collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MAEV16 LFJX8/16
8 (Excellent-): The shoulder boards show minor wear, nearly all the bullion and gilt brass details remain intact, leather is soft, overall very fine condition.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.