Picked this CBI DUI up this weekend. Would like to confirm it is a WW2 era piece. Nice enamel colors / finish. Straight pin back, with rolling clasp.
WW2 CBI DUI
Posted 01 October 2017 - 06:21 PM
Was making a deal and I prob over paid, but I took a chance. Here is a better shot of the shield.
Posted 02 October 2017 - 10:04 AM
Posted 02 October 2017 - 11:01 AM
I'm assuming the reverse shot has a bright flash, which makes it look weird. In looking at it again, it appears there may be a separate mounting bar for the pin assembly? if so, that would be "strange" for one of these.
Posted 04 October 2017 - 12:35 PM
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Posted 04 October 2017 - 03:36 PM
Posted 04 October 2017 - 03:52 PM
I agree with those that think that this is WWII vintage. It also appears that the pin back fastener is mounted on a bar.
Posted 12 October 2017 - 04:16 PM
Here is a better shot of the back. I looked hard, but no markings.
Edited by easterneagle87, 12 October 2017 - 04:17 PM.
Posted 13 October 2017 - 05:32 AM
Posted 21 October 2017 - 02:33 AM
It is common to see the pin back fastener on the bar like this from the fimr of Newcombe in New York. Newcombe made a lot of sterling DUIs and they all seem to have this fastener.
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