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This is a Scarce 1930's United State Shipping Board (USSB) Officer Bullion Hat Badge. The Shipping Board, or War Shipping Board, was a regulatory agency in effect from January 1917 until March 1934. The badge is embroidered in gold bullion and silk thread and shows a large golden eagle above a red, white and blue shield.
Approximately Badge: 3-1/16" x 3" Band: 27-3/4" x 1-5/8"
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION:
Cotton embroidered in bullion and silk/cotton threads
This is from a US Shipping Board collection that we will be listing more of over the next few months. MAJM20 LBGEX03/16/20
9(Excellent+): The Hat badge shows no wear to near mint, Beautiful peace.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.