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I picked up a mate of this today. It has the dual Imperial and H-H marks, half globe and unfouled anchor. One source I read today said that after HH bought Imperial in 1942 it used the dual marks throough 1943. Can anyone speak to that?

 

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I picked up a mate of this today. It has the dual Imperial and H-H marks, half globe and unfouled anchor. One source I read today said that after HH bought Imperial in 1942 it used the dual marks throough 1943. Can anyone speak to that?

 

I believe your information to be correct. And there are other using the dual hallmark, in different locations as well. Thanks for posting and sharing these with us.



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

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another pair...

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-Brig
GySgt/USMC/0369
RSU-Quantico


"FOR OUR TOMORROWS, THEY GAVE THEIR TODAYS"
RIP
Sgt Jesse 'Jeff Nasty' Balthaser
Sgt John P Huling
Cpl Carlos 'Gilo Monster' Gilorozco
Cpl Stephen C 'Socks' Sockalosky
LCpl Joshua A 'Scottie' Scott
LCpl Jason Lee 'Birdman' Frye
LCpl Nicolas B Morrison
LCpl Jon T Hicks
LCpl Osbrany 'Oz' Montes De Oca
Pvt Lewis T D Calapini
'The SOI 5'

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rear

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-Brig
GySgt/USMC/0369
RSU-Quantico


"FOR OUR TOMORROWS, THEY GAVE THEIR TODAYS"
RIP
Sgt Jesse 'Jeff Nasty' Balthaser
Sgt John P Huling
Cpl Carlos 'Gilo Monster' Gilorozco
Cpl Stephen C 'Socks' Sockalosky
LCpl Joshua A 'Scottie' Scott
LCpl Jason Lee 'Birdman' Frye
LCpl Nicolas B Morrison
LCpl Jon T Hicks
LCpl Osbrany 'Oz' Montes De Oca
Pvt Lewis T D Calapini
'The SOI 5'

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I recently found this EGA and need assistance in identification. It has a HH hallmark on the back. What interested me in this piece was the definition of the eagle, especially in the shape of the wings. I do not have the piece in hand as of this time, but it appears that the wings are curved towards the back. Thanks in advance.

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This H&H bird appears to be an Officer's right collar service emblem, from the WWII era. The scallopped lug is indicative of this period. The wings were made slightly curved to the rear. Nice emblem. Thanks for posting.

Semper Fi.....Bobgee


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"I have only two men out of my company and 20 out of some other company. We need support, but it is almost suicide to try to get it here as we are swept by machine gun fire and constant barrage is on us. I have no one on my left and only a few on my right. I will hold." (Message sent by 1st Lt. Clifton B. Cates. USMC, 96th Co., Soissons, 19 July 1918 - later 19th Commandant of the Marine Corps 1948-1952)

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The only bit more I could add, this is likely an early war years emblem, as it made of bronze. At some point the brass rollers were stopped becase of war material shortages, these zinc rollers were used, then followed by emblem production with sterling. By most accounts these production changes occured in 42/43 although without records, its anyones guess.



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

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You are in the "EGA reference section". This area is were posts from the EGA "discussion section" are moved for permanent retention and education about the history of the Eagle, Globe and Anchor. As time moves forward there maybe additional information the EGA Moderators wish to add or will add to this specific post. We ask for your input as well.

 

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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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