Collection of USN WWII Submariner's Qualification & Combat Patrol Badges with a H&H Co. Steel Die for making badges (3/56)
Lot 96
A collection of U.S. Navy submariner's qualification & combat patrol badges
Various sizes, 19
Sold for US$ 1,625 inc. premium
Auction Details
Collection of four miniature silver submarine Electric Boat Co. made badge & tie bars (3/52) Collection of USN WWII Submariner's Qualification & Combat Patrol Badges with a H&H Co. Steel Die for making badges (3/56)
Lot Details
A collection of U.S. Navy submariner's qualification & combat patrol badges
including: a rare sterling silver combat patrol badge with pinback, marked "Perth Australia" on reverse; a rare Philippines mother-of-pearl U.S. Navy submariner's double-dolphin sub qualification badge – pin back; a double-mermaid "DBF" (Diesel Boats Forever) Badge by Balfour Sterling" signed on back; a sterling silver WWII U.S. Navy submariner's combat patrol badge with 3 sterling silver stars, engraved on reverse: "AMICO Sterling"; a sterling silver U.S. Navy submariner's combat patrol badge with inset diamonds [a few missing], a "sweetheart" piece; a miniature gold double-dolphin sub qualification badge, gold fire-gilt over silver, marked "1/20 – 10K" [for 10 karat gold] on reverse in its original "H & H" box; two Jemsco Badges on their original issue cards and a white cotton enlisted submariner's qualification embroidered badge; a keychain is marked Submarine School on the back; and other silver ones. Along with a die for making submarine combat badges, and (4) Electric Boat tie bars [one in gold].
Various sizes, (19)

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    The War Museum
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