WWII US Coast Guard SPARS (Women Reserves) Officers & Enlisted Personnel Collar Insignia
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WWII US Coast Guard SPARS (Women Reserves) Officers & Enlisted Personnel Collar Insignia

Code: cgwo20000sci


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Product Description

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ARTIFACT: WWII United States Coast Guard SPARS (women reserves) collar insignia worn by officers and enlisted personnel. The insignia is in the shape of a disc with crossed anchors behind and the center features a US Shield in nice relief detail and surrounding it reads: "SEMPER PARATUS" the outer ring reads: "UNITED STATES COAST GUARD 1790" in embossed lettering. SPARS is a play on the Coast Guard motto: Semper Paratus - Always Ready - Enlistment began during WWII, the women's enlistment allowed men to leave positions stateside to fight overseas.

VINTAGE: Circa WWII

SIZE: Approximately 1" x 1"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gilt brass

ATTACHMENT: Single post with screwback.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a USCG SPARS collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAM15 LCEX12/15 SCJX3/16

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The pin shows moderate surface wear, much of the plating details remain intact, overall very fine condition.

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