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U.S. Army Air Force - Observer

Click on the images to see a larger version and the back of the wing/badge
Please also see the Between The Wars - United States section for wings from the 20s and 30s. Wings from that era are very similar in style to the WW2 era pieces shown below.
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3"

Sterling
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Randy Scorby Collection

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2"

N.S. Meyer, New York
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7/21/2001
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3/4"
Luxenber New York, Sterling
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11/28/2005
This is the Blackinton pattern Luxenberg wing.
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3"

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3"

LGB Sterling
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Randy Scorby Collection

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3"

Ludlow
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Randy Scorby Collection

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3"

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3/4"
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John Kirry Collection

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3"

Sterling, Orber (excised)
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7/21/2001
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3"

Silver
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Rich Witt
11/15/2001
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3"

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John Kirry Collection
11/19/2001
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3"

Amico (Eagle hallmark), Sterling
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John Kirry Collection
2/3/2002
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3"

Sterling
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Randy Scorby Collection
5/14/2002
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N.S. Meyer Inc, N.Y., Meyer Shield, Sterling
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Larry McGarrah Collection
7/4/2011
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Cliff Presley Collection
1/11/2012
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A.E. Co, Utica New York, Sterling
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Cliff Presley Collection
1/11/2012
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Cliff Presley Collection
1/11/2012
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Sterling
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Cliff Presley Collection
1/11/2012
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Cliff Presley Collection
7/3/2011
This badge is believed to have been made in Egypt.
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Tod Rathbone Collection
6/29/2014
Although unmarked this badge was made by the William Link Co.
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3 1/4 inches



A. L. Collection
1/4/2004
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Cliff Presley Collection
7/30/2006
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Cliff Presley Collection
7/30/2006
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Cliff Presley Collection
7/30/2006
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Howard Lanham Collection

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John Vargas Collection
8/31/2001
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Cliff Presley Collection
1/11/2012
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Cliff Presley Collection
1/11/2012
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Chip Decker Collection
7/7/2014
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John Vargas Collection

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2"

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7/21/2001
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Amico, Sterling
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10/16/2001
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Sterling by Blackinton
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1/19/2002
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3/8"
Sterling
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R. & J. Quetel Collection
11/30/2001
Card: 2 7/16" x 2 11/16"
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Coro, Sterling
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A. L. Collection
12/13/2001
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Aviation Wings and Badges of the World Wars