U.S. Navy Tag

U.S. Navy Tag
Title
U.S. Navy Tag
Date 
ca. 1940
Medium 
Metal, paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/16 x 1 1/8 in. ( 2.7 x 2.9 cm )
Description 
Rectangular gold and black metal tag depicting eagle with serpent in talons against striped background; inscription: "U.S.N. REC. STA./ARMED GUARD/CENTER"; applied to ruled paper index card inscribed in graphite.
Object Number 
INV.1940
Marks 
Inscription: paper card, in black ink: "World War II/U. S. NAVY/I haven't the slightest idea what this tag represents/perhaps identification/T.L. jackson/Dec. 24/42"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group