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Posted 3 years ago

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scottvez
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This bracelet was fashioned from scrap aluminum.

Additionally, the maker added an early US collar device insignia to the front of it.

It is typical of WW2 construction. I have seen similar watch bands and I have several engraved open back bracelets from this era. It was popular in the Pacific theater as most I have encountered seem to have been made for US Marines.

Scott

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  1. scottvez scottvez, 3 years ago
    I just added an additional photo that shows the latching for the bracelet.

    I have had this for about 4 years and didn't realize until yesterday that the aluminum clamp would slide and allow it to open.

    Scott
  2. scottvez scottvez, 3 years ago
    Thanks Esther-- if you have time, take a look at my other trench art items.

    Scott
  3. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks p...!

    scott

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