Rare WWI USN Officer's Full Dress Aiguillette for USN White House Staff. ARTIFACT: Extremely rare WWI United States Navy Officers Full Dress Aiguillette for USN White House staff or aide to Flag Officer (Rear Admiral or above).Two single aiguillette cords, approximately 1/5 inch in diameter, with a cord of yellow cotton, covered with gold or gilt plaited thread. At the termination of the plaited cords are two gilt metal cones, approximately 3-1/2 inches long, fastened to the ends, and mounted with two silver anchors and a becket. SIZE: Approximately 15 from top of shoulder to bottom of aiguillette, braided parts 1 thick; Gilt cones 4; Pin 1 ¾.
CONSTRUCTION/MATERIALS: Gold or gilt plaited thread, gilt brass, silver, cotton. ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with come under catch. ITEM NOTES: This is from a US Navy collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months.
CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): Aiguillettes are in excellent condition showing only some wear, the gilt and silver details are bright. GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.Rare WWI USN Officer's Full Dress Aiguillette for USN White House Staff" is in sale since Friday, May 06, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\United States\Personal, Field Gear". The seller is "flyingtigerantiques" and is located in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.