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Nice WWII USN Officer Full Size Hat Badge by Vanguard in Sterling & 14K Gold Fill
ARTIFACT: This is a nice World War II US Navy Officer's full-sized hat badge manufactured by Vanguard in sterling and 1/10 14K gold fill. There are three different marks on the reverse of this badge. "Sterling" can be found on the back of the eagle's left wing. "1/10 14K G.F." is found on the handle of the anchor on the right side, while "Vanguard-N.Y." is on the handle of the anchor on the left.
VINTAGE: Circa WWII
SIZE: Appr: 2-1/4" x 2-3/8"
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Sterling and 1/10 14K Gold Fill
ATTACHMENT: Screwback Pin
MARKINGS: "STERLING. VANGUARD-N.Y. 1/10 14K G.F."
ITEM NOTES: This is from a US Navy Insignia collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAJX17 LHEX7/17
CONDITION: 7- (Very Fine-): Nice patina and light tarnish.