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Insignia

Insignia
Title
Insignia
Date 
1890-1920
Medium 
Metal
Dimensions 
2 x 1/8 x 1/4 in.
Description 
A silver and gold colored metal military insignia or patriotic pin in the shape of a very long, detailed gun cartridge shell, possibly a cannon or heavy artillery shell. Possibly a pre-World War I artillery insignia.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.4390
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group