Part of The National WWII Museum's Berkowitz Collection
During World War II, pieces like this, known as "Sweetheart Jewelry", were worn by civilians to show that a loved one was in the military. This service-oriented type of jewelry became a fashionable way to support the war effort on a very personal level.
Pin features the words "Father in Service" proudly displayed on a patriotic shield.
•Made of goldtone enameled metal
•Measures 1¼" x ¾"