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I picked this up a few weeks back from a scrapper I know who deals in estates. It is a really neat submarine badge which appears to be foreign-made, metal is light but detailed and there is a pin on the back which extends almost the entire length of the badge. The badge is also hollow.






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WW2 USN/USMC Attributed/Named Purple Heart Groups

WW2 USN/USMC Combat Aviation Groups


WW2 and Prior USN/USMC Medal Groups


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Obviously for a diesel boat. Nice find.




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Definitely foreign made, and the profile of the submarine is also foreign to my eye. Pin/ hinge is suggestive of Australia to the CBI. Almost looks like a British S class.

-Specializing in WWII (and earlier) Submarine material. Enthusiast of history and artifacts from all service branches.




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