This is a rarely seen early sweetheart pin, c. I would say that it is Merchant Marine, but it could be a Navy sailor. It is a die-struck piece, and pictures a jaunty US or British sailor leaning on a large anchor.
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Excellent condition and welled marked period by Meyer. A nice Military service patch and excellent addition to a collection. Excellent condition and would have been awarded with the full size medal as well.
Aspiring cadets and seamen are always fascinated by the way a Merchant Marine Officer dress ups in his uniform, hence I would like to present a better picture of various uniforms in trend in history as well as in modern times. Uniforms display rank and are a source of pride for their wearers. Many members of the Merchant Navy were never required to wear a uniform. Uniforms came into popular culture of Merchant navy when large shipping companies which carried passengers started using systems of stripes and badges.
Note: The illustration below, from the Ordinance Soldier's Guide, shows that the Enlisted Chevrons should be centered on the upper arm. Quantity: Default Title. The primary means of rank, rating, and experience identification in the United States Navy during World War II was dependent on uniform and rank insignia found on the upper arm and the cuffs.
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