Hello! This auction is for a WWII Gold Star Mother's pin. It was meant for wear of a family member of a Soldier, Sailor, or Marine killed in action during WWII along with his posthumous Purple Heart. This one comes in the original box, is stamped on the back Act of Congress, 1947, etc.POST WWIIJust over 1/2" wide, approximately. Thank you for looking at our auction -- be sure to check our other auctions for more military items. We are currently downsizing a collection of WWI, WWII, and Korean War era US Army and USMC items, including medals, wings, ribbons, helmets, patches, pins, uniforms, bayonets, and knives. * PLEASE READ TERMS CAREFULLY! We do not accept returns on items unless we have grossly misrepresented the item -- we are not experts, and sometimes even eBay sellers make mistakes!! If this is the case, and we are at fault, we will work out a return and refund purchase price of the item. We do not refund shipping. If you cannot make payment within 10 days of the close of the auction, please let us know before bidding, otherwise the item will be considered unpaid and will be resold. ** Canadian & International bidders are welcome but the shipping rate will be higher. We will get the exact shipping costs when the auction ends and we have the correct address. You will pay the exact costs , we don't overcharge. Feedback! Feedback is left for buyers and will reflect the entire transaction from start to finish. We'll leave mutual feedback after the buyer has gotten the item and is completely satisfied. If t are any concerns with this, please eMail before bidding. It is very important to ask any and all questions, including additional information about the items or feedback / return policy prior to bidding as this can become an ugly situation once the item has been won. We'll describe our items to the best of our ability, and include any additional information we receive from eBayers.