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NAVAL HAT BADGE. WHAT AND WHEN?


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That is a US Coast and Geodetic Survey Chief Petty Officer cap badge from the WWII era......

 

-Ski

In Memory Of......
Pte Harold Griffiths, 1805, 1/6th Manchester Regt, KIA June 4th, 1915 in Gallipoli
Cpl Isaac Judges, 40494, 6th East Yorkshire Regt, KIA October 3rd, 1917 in Ypres
May they rest in peace.....

MSgt - USAF Retired

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Doh!

In Memory Of......
Pte Harold Griffiths, 1805, 1/6th Manchester Regt, KIA June 4th, 1915 in Gallipoli
Cpl Isaac Judges, 40494, 6th East Yorkshire Regt, KIA October 3rd, 1917 in Ypres
May they rest in peace.....

MSgt - USAF Retired

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It's a Gemsco acid test example with the screw post type of attachment. I would place it circa 1947 and probably towards the end of enlisted personnel serving in the C&GS. Wharf posted a similar example with the pin back type of attachment in the other thread on these badges. Wharf's example would be WW2 and prior to the change over to the screw post examples.

 

Tim

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Just adding a link for ease of reference here: http://www.usmilitariaforum.com/forums/index.php?/topic/247785-us-coast-geodetic-survey-cpo-cap-insignia/

 

Page two has the information more relevant to this example shown here.

 

Tim

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