U.S. Navy Tag

Object Number: 
INV.1940
Date: 
ca. 1940
Medium: 
Metal, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/16 x 1 1/8 in. ( 2.7 x 2.9 cm )
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"
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group