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Odd Navy Officer Small Hat Device - Thoughts?


Dave

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I was looking for something in my box of personal insignia and I found this hat device that I completely forgot I owned.  It's the same size as a "normal" small hat device and it's profusely marked 14k, but with no maker name. However, on the anchors, the mark is an "H" with a "14" in the top part of the "H" and "K" in the lower (under the bar) portion. Could this be a maker mark? 

Any thoughts on this guy?

Thanks!

Dave

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1 hour ago, David Minton said:

I've never seen a multi-part construction like that before. Is that common for that period?

 

No idea...I'm not even really sure what time period it's from. I'd be tempted to say 1920s? 

Only a weak society needs government protection or intervention before it pursues its resolve to preserve the truth. Truth needs neither handcuffs nor a badge for its vindication. -Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy

Peace is not the absence of war, but the defense of hard-won freedom. -Anton LaGuardia

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Would say in is 1900-1920's era eagle. Really a great looking eagle. The closest I have seen to this type of construction is the full size Tiffany Naval Officer's eagle I have in my collection, made circa 1925.

Would interested if you ever decide to part with it.  

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