This is a WWII US Maritime Commission Award of Merit pin in red, white and blue with eagle and star design. Banner on the eagle reads, "SHIPS FOR VICTORY". Measures 1 1/4 by 7/8 inches. Good clean condition- a close look shows some minor high point brassing and a small darkened spot on the left side of the silver edge. Good detail and nice paint remaining. Marked on the back "DES. PAT'D 131446" along with "A.E. CO UTICA N.Y." and ICBWU. From the estate of a World War II Merchant Marine. Thanks for looking and please e-mail with any questions.
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