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Hello everybody,

 

Recently I purchased my first uniform, which belonged to a KIA B-24 Co-Pilot. One of the items which came with the uniform was a 2nd Lieutenant bar, but I have no idea what it could've been used on. Does someone have an idea? Thanks! :)

 

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Definitely an earring.

Looking for older Virginia Military Institute items: insignia, uniforms, cadet sabers, documents, and groupings belonging to VMI alumni.

Also interested in Virginia Reserve Militia (VRM) uniforms and insignia, or other items of general Virginia interest.

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That's for wearing in the officer's shower block, pin backs and clutch grips were pretty unpopular there :o

 

-John :)

Interested in US Naval and Marine aviation history, aircrew wings & insignia.

WW2 US Navy and Marine Grumman Wildcat, Avenger & Douglas SBD aircraft.

Also interested in US 5th AF in Australia.


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I have many sets of sweetheart earring from WWII with this type of backing...yet to find real pinback earrings for the era, surprisingly, just these unpierced ear earrings

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