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Old 11-05-17, 10:53 PM
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Default Unknown Petty Officer Badge?


I'm trying to identify an anchor pin I found. It looks like it's a fake, but I'm curious if anyone has seen one before. Thanks


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Old 11-05-17, 11:56 PM
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Hello submariner620, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts. The crown on your badge may be Swedish, Danish or maybe Belgian?
Res ipsa loquitur
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Old 12-05-17, 06:55 AM
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Crown looks Spanish or possibly Swedish/Danish? But the construction looks like it's a fashion item or possibly for dramatic productions?
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Old 12-05-17, 09:03 PM
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Thanks for the feedback. I purchased it on a whim from an antique store because it intrigued me. Wasn't expensive, but the construction seems like a fashion item potentially. The backing is heavy duty for something real cheap. The closest badge I've seen so far is a petty officer, but it's not exactly the same. Maybe a sweetheart badge? It's about 50 mm long.
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anchor, petty officer

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