Jump to content

Interesting wing

Recommended Posts

Here is a interesting wing i found today. Its a Air force Navigators wing stamped sterling with a pin on the reverse. The closest i can figure is these are very early Air force wings.

Thanks all :lol:


Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

I think it is safe to say post Sept 18th 1947 ;) I think the USAF started changing uniforms and insignia in 1948 onward.



Always looking for Wings & Named Air Medals!

Motto: To Collect, Preserve, and Remember!







Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

That design for Navigator/Observer didn't appear till around 1950. You could still get pin back wings (new), up until the early 1960's (or so I've been told). Clutch back badges didn't replace the pin back style overnight. I have a pair just like the ones shown.




Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.