WWII United States Military Academy West Point Pin with Shield USMA Vintage 14k Gold.
This pin has two parts, connected with a chain. The “A” features an Eagle, 15 tiny seed pearls, USMA and the year 1945. The shield at the other end of the chain has the West Point Academy shield, with features like an eagle, banner with their motto “Duty, Honor, Country”, and a helmet with a sword.
The class of 1945 graduated after a 3-year accelerated program due to World War 2. If the buyer is interested, we will provide the name of the original owner of this piece.
The “A” measures 3/4” tall and the shield is 3/8” tall. The chain is about 1” long.
Both pieces are marked 14k.
Condition: minor use scratches; complete with no missing pearls.
What a magnificent piece of history! It would be a remarkable addition to a Militaria collection or it might replace a long lost heirloom or serve as a reminder of a loved one’s service. It would be a special gift.
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