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US Coast & Geodetic Survey LCDR Shoulder Boards

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#1 KurtA

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Posted 29 December 2015 - 02:09 PM

A recent Ebay acquisition.  First I have ever come across.



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Based on the reverse, I'd guess 1940's vintage.



#2 Justin B.

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Posted 02 August 2017 - 06:21 AM

I have noticed that the USC&GS corps device in the pre-WW2 material I have seen is silver with a gold triangle, and that is also shown in the 1943 National Geographic. In the 1944 Nat Geo, the corps device is all gold with a narrow dark outline around the triangle, like the one above. Does anyone have an official date for that change?

Edited by Justin B., 02 August 2017 - 06:22 AM.

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