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This emblem caught me by surprise, having never seen a "C clip pin back in this series and caused me to pause and think about when this variation of the series likely made its way into use. Orgel's reference refers to possible China production, however backs away from that likelihood.

 

I still maintain this is an unmarked meyer or meyer knockoff in 1926 or later. The ring, shank, arms, flikes and crown are all virtually identical and proportions / scale is identical as well. The wings of this emblem have three tiers of feathers, however are articulated in the hallmarked meyer version.

 

This variation is in "c" pin back, clutch back and screw back.

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The bended knee is not a tradition of our Corps. (General A. A. Vandegrift, USMC, 5 May 1946)

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The bended knee is not a tradition of our Corps. (General A. A. Vandegrift, USMC, 5 May 1946)

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