Rare Late 1940's Coast Guard League Lapel Wings (Defunct Organization)

Rare Late 1940's Coast Guard League Lapel Wings (Defunct Organization)

Code: cgi30010l


Product Description


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ARTIFACT: This is a circa late 1940's lapel wings for the Coast Guard League. Now defunct, the organization's mission was to preserve Coast Guard tradition, honor fallen sailors, and look out for the welfare of USCG veterans and families in need. The enameled center is an applied piece independent of the wings themselves.

VINTAGE: Circa late 1940's.

SIZE: Approximately 1/2" in height and 1-7/16" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gilt, enameled brass.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with tongue-style catch.


ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Coast Guard organization collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VAEX13 LAAEX4/14

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The wings have little wear with some areas of tarnish to the reverse.

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