This auction is for a ORIGINAL WWII 1947 ACT OF CONGRESS PURPLE HEART PIN WITH BOX. This pin was created by an act of congress on 1 aug 1947. It was sent to family members whom had lost a loved one in combat in WWII. This pin is well marked on the back & comes with original box. I did not test it for gold, however it could be gold or gold filed, not marked. If you have any question please email me before you bid. Please look at my other items. Thank you.I accept paypal and money orders. Payment must be received within 7 days of auction ending. Buyer pays actual shipping cost determined by zipcode. Please ask all questions before bidding. Thank you for looking.