Very early Gemsco Officer's dress collar EGA
Posted 03 February 2007 - 06:57 AM
The eagle in great relief is identical to the 1904 pattern; the globe stempling has been replaced with ornamental chasing and the anchor appears identical. The collar emblem is a pin back w/ open "C" clasp. The emblem shown is unmarked.
I have seen the early pattern with screw back and open clasp. What I would like to know; did Gemsco produce both, based on the preference of the Marine; or the period of uniform; or if the tailor of the uniform has provisioned for a screwback?
I am seeking a mate for this emblem, all offers considered.
Posted 03 February 2007 - 10:54 AM
Posted 09 July 2007 - 09:43 AM
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