WWI War Service Ship Building Lapel Badge for Upper Management with Initials & 1918 on Reverse

WWI War Service Ship Building Lapel Badge for Upper Management with Initials & 1918 on Reverse

Code: hfwa00018ws


Product Description


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ARTIFACT: This is a scarce circa 1918 lapel-size War Service Ship Building badge for upper management. The gilt badge has 1918 and the original owner's initials scratched upon reverse. The badge was made by Whitehead & Hoag Company.

VINTAGE: Circa 1918.

SIZE: Approximately 15/16" in height and 3/4" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gilt brass, enamel.

ATTACHMENT: Vertical pin with tongue-style catch.

MARKINGS: 1918, ENN initials scratched in reverse; W&H CO. (Whitehead & Hoag Company maker mark).

ITEM NOTES: This is from a WWI War Service ship building collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. TR@AJX13 VBX08 LHEX12/13

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The badge has light wear and some small spots of oxidation.

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