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Hello all,

Trying to identify this screwback lapel button, I do not recognize any of the ribbon bars. I can't date it but I would estimate 20's or 30's.

 

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GB

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They represent US Merchant Marine ribbons from WWII.


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Pretty cool. Ribbons are: Combat Bar, Atlantic War Zone, Mediterranean and Middle East War Zone.

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That has to be an uncommon one. Great piece.


Always looking for WW1 28th Division; anything, papers, field gear, uniforms, etc.

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That is way cool. I have seen where separate lapel pins were put together, but this looks to be a one piece construction.I have never heard of the maker RAFELMAN'S before.


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Thanks guys for the info and comments. I don't know much about the Coast Guard so much appreciated. I have another post in "what's it worth" on some other lapel pins that came in the same lot.


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Thanks guys for the info and comments. I don't know much about the Coast Guard so much appreciated. I have another post in "what's it worth" on some other lapel pins that came in the same lot.

 

Hello. These are Merchant Marine.These were the guys that transported troops, equipment, supplies, fuel, etc..A very dangerous job, especially in the Atlantic.Again, very cool lapel pin.


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